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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Australia 2015 Stamp Issue
Queen's Birthday












:: AUSTRALIA 
 :: THEME: Queen's Birthday
  :: NOMINAL VALUE: 70c, $2.75 
   :: ISSUE DATE: 7 April 2015
    :: PRODUCT DESIGN: Simone Sakinofsky
     :: STAMP DESIGN: Simone Sakinofsky





This year’s Queen’s Birthday stamp issue features photographs of Her Majesty at two recent official engagements.

In October 2013 the Queen visited the Ebony Horse Club in Brixton, South London with HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, the club’s president. The Queen’s beautiful watermelon pink rose hat was designed by milliner Rachel Trevor-Morgan.

The $2.75 stamp shows Her Majesty at Windsor Castle in April 2014 when she met with Irish President Michael D Higgins. This historic occasion was the first-ever state visit to Britain by Ireland’s head of state. The Queen’s blue cashmere picture hat featured a flower embellishment made of feathers. Designed by Her Majesty’s Personal Assistant and Senior Dresser, Angela Kelly, the hat was previously worn at Prince George’s christening in October 2013.d light.


ISSUE DATE: 7 April 2015
ISSUE WITHDRAWAL DATE: 31 October 2015
FDI WITHDRAWAL DATE: 15 April 2015
DENOMINATIONS: 70c, $2.75
STAMP DESIGN: Simone Sakinofsky
PRODUCT DESIGN: Simone Sakinofsky
PRINTER: RA Printing
PAPER: Tullis Russell (Gummed), B100 (Self-Adhesive)
PRINTING PROCESS: Lithography
STAMP SIZE: 26 mm x 37.5 mm 
PERFORATIONS: 14.6 x 13.86
MINISHEET SIZE: 105mm x 70mm
SHEET LAYOUT: Module of 50 (2 x 25)
NATIONAL POSTMARK: Royal Park, SA 5014





SET OF 2 STAMPS
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 18530671
PRICE: 3.45$






BLANK COVER
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 1853005
PRICE: 0.30$






FIRST DAY GUMMED STAMP COVER
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 1853002
PRICE: 3.75$






FIRST DAY MINISHEET COVER 
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 1853013
PRICE: 3.75$




STAMP PACK
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 1853126
PRICE: 7.35$






MAXICARD SET
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 1853220
PRICE: 4.95$





CHEQUEBOOK 20 x 5 x $2.75
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 1853250
PRICE: 275.00$





GUTTER STRIP 10 X 70c
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 1853241
PRICE: 7.00$







GUTTER STRIP 10 X 2.75$
AUSTRALIA POST PRODUCT # 1853242
PRICE: 27.50$