Australia 2001 Season's Greetings

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  • Issue Date: 4 September 2001
  • Designed by: Chris Shurey
  • Printed by: SNP Ausprint
  • Print Process: Lithography
  • Perforations: 14 x 14¼
  • Stamp Size: 30.5 mm x 30 mm (50.5 mm x 30 mm with tab)
  • Format: sheets of 20
  • Withdrawal date: 30 September 2002


Description[edit]

This seasonal issue delivers a stylish and contemporary graphic design, using the warm rich colours and traditional symbols of the Christmas season.


Stamps[edit]

40c Christmas Tree Stamp[edit]

The 40c stamp – designed for posting cards within Australia – features a bold, graphic illustration of a Christmas tree. ‘Season’s Greetings’ is printed in the tab.

40c Christmas Tree

80c Star Stamp[edit]

The 80c stamp – for international use – features a striking graphic star and the blue, International Post signifier. ‘Peace and Goodwill’ is printed in the tab.

80c Star


First Day Cover[edit]

The first day of issue postmark was Merrylands NSW 2160.

First day cover


Maximum Cards[edit]

40c Christmas Tree maximum card
80c Star maximum card


Presentation Pack[edit]

Presentation pack front cover
Presentation pack of two values