Australia 2001 Colour My Day
From Stamps of the World
- Issue Date: 24 April 2001
- Designed by: Doug Pitt, Jimmy Chan, Chris Shurey and Janet Boschen
- Printed by: SNP Ausprint
- Print Process: Lithography
- Perforations: 14 x 14¼
- Stamp Size: 30 mm x 30 mm (50 mm x 30 mm with tab)
- Format: sheets of 20
The five colourful, highly versatile designs of Colour My Day were printed with title tabs (labels). The issue includes different designs for domestic and two different designs for international use. The designs take into account different style preferences in the domestic and international markets.
45c Let’s Party Stamp
The Let's Party stamp takes an illustrative approach to the theme with balloons and streamers in bright colours. This stamp was designed by Jimmy Chan.
45c Smile Stamp
This stamp features the popular ‘Happy Face’ at the centre of an red Gerbera shown against an orange and pink background. It was designed by Chris Shurey.
45c 2001 Stamp
This stamp celebrates the ‘real’ millennium with some reference to celebrating nationhood on the centenary of federation. The design is colourful featuring abstract streamers and foil. The stamp was designed by Janet Boschen.
$1 Leaps and Bounds Stamp
$1.50 Bayulu Banner Stamp
The design on this stamp uses a reproduction of a detail from a colourful banner in synthetic polymer paint on canvas by the Aboriginal Bayulu Community of Fitzroy Crossing. The banner is in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria. The stamp was also designed by Doug Pitt.
- Issue date: 4 September 2001
This issue was also available in sheets of 20 that could be printed with a personalized tab (label). These personalized sheets included a decorative selvedge.
First Day Cover
The first day of issue postmark was Bright VIC 3741.
- Issue date: 31 October 2003
A prestige booklet was issue with the $1 Leaps and Bounds stamp. The format was 2 panes of 4 stamps each.