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23 September 2008
24/2008
Commemorative Issue

For Every Occasion

Australia
Our lives are marked by personal milestones, which are often events of social connection and celebration. Over the last decade, Australia Post has released stamp issues in its Special Occasions stamp series to provide postal options in the spirit of such events. For Every Occasion is part of this series and has been released to coincide with new postage rates.

For Every Occasion takes a broad approach, both thematically and aesthetically. A number of the designs recognise specific events, such as the birth of a child, a wedding or a birthday, while others are appropriate for wider use. The bouquet of pink roses within a heart, for example, could equally be used for postage on a Mother

Bridal gown  

Bridal gown

Silver wedding bands  

Silver wedding bands

Gold wedding bands  

Gold wedding bands

Baby feet  

Baby feet

Heart & roses  

Heart & roses

Balloons  

Balloons

Coastal  

Coastal

Map of Australia  

Map of Australia

Sparklers  

Sparklers

Globe & map  

Globe & map

Technical Information

Issue Date: 2008-09-23
FDI Withdrawal Date: 2008-10-20
Denominations: 9 x 55c, 1 x $1.10
Designer: Cathleen Cram & Chris Shurey
Printer: Energi Print
Printer (self-adhesive): McKellar
Paper: Tullis Russell
Paper (self-adhesive): B100
Printing Process: Lithography
Size: 26mm x 37.5mm, 30.55mm x 30mm
Performations: 14.6 x 13.86, 14.4 x 14
Sheet Layout: 25
Special Feature: Block of 4 x 2 (8 x 55c)
National Postmark: Merrylands, NSW 2160
copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.
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