Australia 1998 Christmas
From Stamps of the World
- Issue Date: 2 November 1998
- Designed by: Sophie Byass
- Illustrated by: Ken Done
- Printed by: SNP Cambec
- Print Process: Lithography
- Withdrawal date: 31 March 1999
One of Australia’s leading contemporary artists, Ken Done, has illustrated traditional scenes for the 1998 Christmas stamps. Ken Done is known internationally for his brightly coloured Australian designs. In particular, his vibrant images of Sydney Harbour and of native flora and fauna have proved popular. In 1992, Ken’s services to art, design and tourism were recognised with an Order of Australia.
- Perforations: 14 x 14½
- Format: sheets of 50 (two panes of 25)
- Perforations: serpentine die cut 11½
- Format: booklets of 20 plus 20 labels
First Day Cover
The first day of issue postmark was Christmas Hills Tas 7330. A first day cover for the self-adhesive variety was not officially produced.