The Cayman Islands Postal Service has released four stamps that represent virtues – Faith 25¢ Hope 75¢ Joy 80¢ and Love $1.
The stamps were also adapted as Christmas cards, which are on sale.
There are 10 cards in a package – two of each virtue, including the First Day Cover, Peace. The message on the inside is ‘Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year’, and the cost of per pack is CI$8. There are 10 cards per pack.
The four stamps comprising this Christmas issue show Faith, Hope, Love and Joy.
One letter in each word is a design that illustrates the message in the word.
Faith is represented by the three Magi, whose faith in the star led them to the Christ child.
Hope is illustrated by a prophet speaking words of hope about the coming of the Messiah.
Joy is shown by an angel celebrating the news of the birth of the baby Jesus.
Love is depicted by Mary holding the infant Jesus in her arms and radiating love for him.
The First Day Cover design depicts Peace, something that is prayed for across the world at Christmas time.
The stamps and cards can be purchased at any post office or postal agency. For more information contact Philatelic Bureau Manager Karen McField at 946-4757 or email [email protected].