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  • The Christmas 2013 Stamp Issue

    The Christmas 2013 stamp issue, to be released on 5 November, will feature buildings of historical significance in the Cayman Islands. Each building will be decorated with Christmas lights and will be graced with a visit from Santa Claus.

  • HRH Prince George of Cambridge

    The Cayman Islands Postal Service will release stamps on 31 October 2013, to commemorate the birth of HRH Prince George of Cambridge.

  • Shipwrecks Anchors

    The Cayman Islands Postal Service stamps titled Anchors was released on Friday, 2 August. This stamp issue features the anchors of local shipwrecks, illustrates the type of ship and provides a brief background of the circumstances of the sinking and the location. The stamps highlight the anchors of the Mathusalem (20₵), Topsy (25₵), Inga (25₵), Tofa ($1.50), Glamis ($2). The first day cover features the HMS Sparrowhawk. Anchors are an important detail because they are useful in identifying the size of a ship, since there is a specific scale of size to weight ratio between ships and their anchors. They also assist in identifying the date when a ship was built.