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Harbour in European stamp release

16 September 09 14:23 GMT

A postage stamp which is part of a new set issued in Jersey has been put on sale across Europe.

St Aubin Harbour has been depicted on the stamp, with the artwork coming from local photographer Gary Le Feuvre.

Jersey Post said the stamp, one of six depicting Jersey scenery, is being sold in a collection with stamps from 11 European postal administration areas.

A collection is issued by the Small European Postal Administrations Cooperation (Sepac) every two years.

The members of Sepac involved are Aland, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guernsey, Iceland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta and Monaco.

Susanne Lowman, a philatelic researcher, said: "These special Sepac releases are incredibly popular with international stamp collectors and it will be great to see a beautiful part of Jersey being promoted globally."

Mr Le Feuvre said: "My brief was to convey the beauty of the island and this was not a difficult thing to do, as there are so many lovely spots in Jersey.

"The challenge was trying to pick just a handful of the best scenes."

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