|Australia 2013 World Stamp Exhibition|
Australia 2013 World Stamp Exhibition
The Australia 2013 World Stamp Exhibition is being held in Melbourne from 10 to 15 May and to celebrate New Zealand Post has released special exhibition products. Pre-order your stamp products today for 10 May 2013
The exhibition will feature the largest collection of philatelic and numismatic items on show in Australia since 2005, and will also mark the centenary of the 1913 Kangaroo and Map stamp - Australia’s first national postage stamp.
It will be attended by national and international dealers, traders, collectors and postal administrations, including New Zealand Post.
To celebrate the exhibition, New Zealand Post is issuing an exhibition miniature sheet and souvenir cover. The miniature sheet incorporates stamps from the Queen Elizabeth II - 60th Anniversary of the Coronation stamp issue, set against an image of the exhibition venue - the Royal Exhibition Building.
|Date of issue:||10 May 2013|
|Miniature sheet:||One exhibition miniature sheet with three stamps|
|Miniature sheet and exhibition souvenir cover designed by:||Stamps Business, New Zealand Post, Wellington|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print Ltd by offset lithography with metallic hot-stamp foiling and multiple level embossing|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours, PMS 877 metallic silver ink, barely blue metallic foil|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Period of sale:||Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 9 May 2014|