2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel

2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel



2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel Collector Pack

On June 7, 2013, Jersey Post issued a series of six commemorative postage stamps featuring Henry Cavill as Superman in Man of Steel. Cavill was born on May 5, 1983, in Saint Helier, Jersey. The island country is a Crown Dependency located in the English Channel, and each stamp depicts a silhouette of Queen Elizabeth II. The face values of each stamp range from 45–88 pence. The miniature lenticular souvenir sheet has a face value of £3 (view animation).

2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel Stamps (1683–1684)2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel Stamps (1685–1686)

The Man of Steel stamp series was designed by True North in Manchester, England. Each stamp features a unique printing technique developed by Cartor Security Printing in France. The series was distributed in ten-stamp souvenir sheets and six-stamp lenticular presentation packs. Collector Packs include an embossed folder that contains all six stamp sheets, the £3 lenticular sheet, plus a 16-page booklet. First Day Cover envelopes feature all six stamp designs.


Man of Steel was directed by Zack Snyder. The DECU film was released by Warner Bros. Pictures on June 14, 2013. Henry Cavill returned as Kal-El for the sequel Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League. Additional scenes featuring Cavill are included in the non-canonical director's cut, Zack Snyder's Justice League. Cavill made a cameo appearance as Superman in the 2022 film Black Adam. A computer-generated likeness of Cavill appears in the 2023 film The Flash.


2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel
2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel - 45p Stamp Scott Jersey #1682

The 45p stamp was scannable with the AR app Smartsy. Users were linked to bonus Man of Steel material.
2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel - 55p Stamp Scott Jersey #1688

The 55p stamp is printed on transparent plastic, representing x-ray vision.
2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel - 60p Stamp Scott Jersey #1683

The 60p stamp is printed with a reflective silver-colored foil.
2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel - 68p Stamp Scott Jersey #1684

The 68p stamp is printed with thermochromatic ink. Applying heat reveals the Earth beneath Superman.
2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel - 80p Stamp Scott Jersey #1685

The 80p stamp represents Beauport Bay, Henry Cavill’s favorite location in Jersey. A crushed granite pebble from Beauport was incorporated into the textured ink.
2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel - 88p Stamp Scott Jersey #1686

The 88p stamp is printed with glow-in-the-dark ink. The hidden message is a film quote from Jor-El.
2013 Jersey Post : Man of Steel - Souvenir Sheet 1687 Scott Jersey #1687

The £3 lenticular souvenir sheet depicts Superman in flight.
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