Tuesday 23 April 2024

2488. 🇮🇲 Churchill In Paris - IOM Commemorates The Liberation Of Paris. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

New issues.

🇮🇲 Isle Of Man Post Office -

29 April 2024 - 80th anniversary of the liberation of Europe from Nazi occupation - 10 stamps (5 stamps commemorate the D Day Allied landings and 5 stamps commemorate Operation Market Landing including the depiction of Manxmen involved in the operation, cost of set £15.50) and 1 Prestige booklet costing £23.50; 2 panes from the booklet - 1 commemorating D Day and the other Operation Market Garden are also sold separately. Designed by Isle Of Man Advertising and lithographed by bpost and perforated 13.5. Rating:- *.

The £2.31 value of the D Day quintet depicts Sir Winston Churchill in Paris after its liberation by Allied forces. He is shown waving to celebrating crowds alongside the French leader De Gaulle who had fled to England when the Germans occupied France. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Winston Churchill and a number of Commonwealth territories will release stamps to commemorate the significant anniversary.

 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 23 April 2024 - Happy St George’s Day! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

Born on St George’s Day - 

And the important English artist, JMW Turner -

And Prince Louis of Cambridge -


  1. At the rate it is producing issues, the Isle of Man could surpass Royal Mail in total face value cost of its issues for the year 2024.

    1. WK replying - it is disappointing, but not surprising, I suppose, that IOM and the Channel Islands continue to pump out all this stuff. I wonder how many IOM completist collectors remain.Something must give eventually and inevitably. They are making hay while the sun shines.