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20 April 2010
8/2010
Miniature Sheet

Kokoda - Joint Issue with Papua New Guinea - Miniature Sheet

Australia
Australians have never forgotten the Kokoda Campaign of 1942. Displaying courage, endurance, mateship and sacrifice, Australian soldiers halted the Japanese invasion of Papua and New Guinea.

During the campaign Australian soldiers also forged strong links with Papuans and New Guineans who were affectionately known as

Kokoda  

Kokoda

Official First Day Covers

Official FDC Kokoda - Joint Issue with Papua New Guinea - Miniature Sheet

Technical Information

Issue date ........................................ 20 April 2010
FDI withdrawal date ......................... 18 May 2010
Denominations ................................. 4 x 55c, 1 x $1.45
Stamp illustration ............................. Brian Clinton
Stamp Typography/Product design ... Lynette Traynor, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer .............................................. McKellar
Paper (gummed, s/a) ........................ Tullis Russell/B90 S/A stamp paper
Printing process ............................... Lithography
Stamp size ....................................... 26mm x 37.5mm
Perforations ...................................... 13.86 x 14.6
Minisheet size .................................. 160mm x 90mm
Sheet layout .................................... Sheets of 50, Strip of 5 fi rst stamp repeated
Rolls of 100
Special feature ................................. Decorative gutter
National postmark ............................ Kingsbury, Vic. 3083
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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