Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Romance


Flowers are a time-honoured expression of goodwill and affection. The red rose has been traditional face of romance, and the Greetings stamp series by Australia Post continues with some beautiful red roses in this Romance stamp issue.

Perfect for Valentine's Day, this stamp issue is also equally suitable and appropriate for many other occasions, such as sending birthday cards, good wishes, wedding as well as party invitations.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Date of Issue : 4 Feb 1999
Postmark : Darling Heights QLD 4350
Denomination : 45c
Stamp Size : 37.5mm x 26mm

A LIL' NOTE

The color red itself evolved from an early primal symbol for life into a metaphor for deep emotion. In Greek and Roman mythology, the red rose was closely tied to the Goddess of Love.

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