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Australia Postal Service 2016 Issue
Designed: Sharon Rodziewicz, Australia Post Design Studio

Beautiful Butterflies

The Australia Postal Service has issued 4 new stamps with postage values of $1 and $2.75 named "Beautiful Butterflies" on the 3rd of May 2016. Australia post features four bright and beautiful butterflies in this stamp issue. Each of the stamps depict a colorful butterfly with its name, year of issue and postage value. The names of each of the butterflies depicted in the picture above is listed in the table below:

  • Pale Triangle, $1, Top left
  • Chequered Swallowtail, $2.75, Top right
  • Bordered Rustic, $1, Bottom left
  • Cairns Birdwing, $1, Bottom right

Beautiful Butterflies stamps can be purchased as a Set of 4, Sheetlet of 5, Booklet of 20, Minisheet, Roll of 100, Strip of 3, Stamp booklet of 20, Assorted gutters, Stamp pack, and assorted FDCs. The size of each stamp is 37.5mm x 26mm and the size of minisheet is 135mm x 81mm. Both have a stamp perforation size of 13.86 x 14.6 using the 2cm reference. They were printed by EgoTrade Pty Ltd using the offset lithography printing process with Tullis Russell paper.

Beautiful Butterflies FDC and FDC Stamp

Beautiful Butterflies Minisheet

Beautiful Butterfies Sheetlet of 5

Beautiful Butterfies Stamp Pack

Beautiful Butterflies Booklet of 20

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