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Tag: Cayman Islands Postal Service

Stamp issue marks royal platinum anniversary

Stamp issue marks royal platinum anniversary

| 13/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Four new stamps featuring Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and released to commemorate their platinum wedding anniversary mark the latest issue from the Cayman Islands Postal Service. The stamps, available for purchase at all post offices in the Cayman Islands, showcase photogr [...]

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New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a colourful set of seasonal stamps for Christmas. The set of four stamps and a first day cover showcase local Christmas traditions featuring the decorations put up each year by the Bodden sisters on South Church Street and by the Crighto [...]

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New moth stamp series takes flight

New moth stamp series takes flight

| 24/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPSA) has released a series of stamps featuring the realistic artwork of Letitia Askew, in which she depicts local moths. The issue, which became effective on 12 October 2017, consists of a set of four stamps and a first day cover. The 20¢ stamp [...]

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New stamps out of this world

New stamps out of this world

| 08/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a four-stamp set that features images from space. The photographs used for the stamps were taken at the Dr William Hrudey Observatory, based at the University College of the Cayman Islands. Depicted are the moon (25¢ stamp), Saturn (50 [...]

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Ag stamp set cultivates a following

Ag stamp set cultivates a following

| 02/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The latest set of Cayman Islands’ postage stamps, highlighting local agriculture, has been attracting interest both locally and overseas since the release at the end of March. Three of the seven stamps are dedicated to the memories and contributions of Mercherito Chantilope, John [...]

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Not happy with postal service to Canada

Not happy with postal service to Canada

| 10/08/2016 | 28 Comments
Why does it take a letter from Canada less than a week to arrive in Cayman; but mail sent from Cayman to Canada often takes over two months to get to its destination in Canada? The staff at the post office in Cayman blames Canada Post. There is no disruption or strikes currently in Canada […] [...]

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New stamps celebrate Cayman’s shipping history

New stamps celebrate Cayman’s shipping history

| 21/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Postal Service’s latest stamp issue commemorates the role that ships played in shaping the history and economy of the Cayman Islands. The five-stamp “Historic Ships” issue illustrates the Cayman Islands’ rich shipbuilding and seafaring culture, featuring just a few [...]

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Young design winners get stamp of approval

Young design winners get stamp of approval

| 28/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The five students who created the winning stamp designs for the 2015 special Christmas issue were recently presented with mementoes by the Cayman Islands Postal Service. Each young person received a framed stamp set with a first-day cover, a sheet of their stamps and a commemorative poster fr [...]

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Student-designed holiday stamps issued

Student-designed holiday stamps issued

| 22/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Postal Service earlier this month released a new stamp issue which features, for the first time, the artistic expressions of Cayman’s students, in a series themed, “What does Christmas in the Cayman Islands mean to you?” The stamp-design project began a year ago [...]

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New stamps mark museum’s quarter century

New stamps mark museum’s quarter century

| 17/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a new stamp series to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Cayman Islands National Museum. The four-set series, a collaboration between the two entities, features various artefacts from the museum collection. [...]

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