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Australia Postal Service 2018 Issue
Designed: Jo Mure

Banksias

Australia Postal Service will issue four new stamps with postage values of $1.00 named "Banksias" on February 20th, 2018. The stamps and minisheet in this issue feature 4 different Banksias shown above. They are speciosa (top left), grossa (top right), coccinea (bottom left) and baxteri (bottom right). Banksia is a group of woody evergreens that ranges from shrubs to upright trees that grow up to 25 meters with foliage and flower heads. The stamps were illustrated by Celia Rosser a botanical artist at Monash University from 1974 to 1999.

Banksias stamps can be purchase as a set of 4, Minisheet, Stamp Pack, Chequebook and Gutters of 10 or FDC. The size of each stamp is 26mm x 37.5mm with a stamp perforation size of 14.6 x 13.86 using the 2cm reference. Minisheet size is 170mm x 85mm. They will be printed by RA Printing using the offset lithography printing process with Tullis Russell self adhesive paper.


Banksias FDC and FDC Stamp


Banksias Miniature Sheet

Banksias Booklet of 20 Cover


To order these stamps or to learn more go to auspost.com.au/stamps Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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