Australia 1999 Greetings - Romance

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  • Issue Date: 4 February 1999
  • Designed by: Nicole Bryant
  • Printed by: SNP Ausprint
  • Print Process: Lithography
  • Withdrawal date: 28 February 2000


The rose, especially the red rose, has long been the traditional face of romance. This release complements the Messages of Love & Friendship, including Birthday, Get Well cards & Wedding Invitations previously released. The theme extends to the gutter strip with gold cupids and a heart.


Sheet Stamp[edit]

  • Perforations: 14 x 14½
45c Red Roses

Gutter Strip[edit]

Gutter strip of 10 x 45c plus 5 labels

Self-adhesive Stamp[edit]

  • Perforations: serpentine die cut 11½

Single Stamp[edit]

45c Red Roses


$4.50 booklet front cover
Booklet back cover
Booklet pane of 10 x 45c

First Day Cover[edit]

The first day of issue postmark was Darling Heights OLD 4350.

First day cover

Maximum Card[edit]

45c Red Roses maximum card