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Front: Photograph of harbor in foreground with city in background,'OLD HARBOUR AND MODEL YACHT POND, GUERNSEY' at bottom ; Back:Orange postage stamp cut diagonally, text stamped in purple
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Bisected British stamps were permitted briefly after the German occupation of the Channel Islands. After the occupation stamps were scarce since Britain stopped sending stamps.
3 5/8 x 5 1/2"
Bisected, Stamp, Guernsey, Occupation, Channel Islands
"German Occupation of Guernsey, One of the Channel Islands, Postcard with British Bisect" (1940). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2016.1.16.