Special Edition Jubilee Stamps
2016, a landmark year in Guyana’s history as we celebrate 50 years of independence with a signature collection of commemorative stamps.
Drawing inspiration from the 50th themes of: Reflection, Celebration and Inspiration. The Guyana Post Office Corporation in collaboration with the Co- Chairperson Hon. Nicolette Henry of the 50th National Commemorative Commission, produced 15 stamp designs that is grouped into three collections covering the individual 50th themes.REFLECTION - HERITAGE
Looking back over the past fifty years, this collection of stamps takes a reflective snap shot of Thursday 26th May 1966, major historic heritage landmarks and Guyana’s flag, the pivotal symbol of our county’s independence.
CELEBRATION – FLOWERS
Celebrate the 50th with this collection of Guyana’s national flowers as a celebration of our country.
INSPIRATION - GUYANA’S GOLDEN JUBILEE OF INDEPENDENCE LOGO
The key brand visual of the 50th anniversary of independence. Inspired by the original winning design entry of Compton Babb and Christopher Taylor from the national competition that was organised by the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport. The design of the 50th logo illustrates the elegance, artistry and cooperativeness of our people, while the Jaguar represents the strength, power, courage and valour of our multi-ethnic society, roaring with unity and pride towards the future as One People, One Nation, One Destiny.
FIRST DAY COVERS
Each First Day Cover design features a Guyana flag colour boarder with a meandering Guyana flag colour strip that represents Guyana, “Land of Many Waters”. This historic issue will be launched on Thursday April 7th 2016 at 10 a.m. Venue to be determined and announced. The First Day Cover collection design by Jason Yapp.