Mint set of four gummed stamps.
These stamps feature ”Eid Mubarak” (Eid Blessings) in Arabic calligraphy over the silhouette of a mosque, as well as the Islamic year 1443 AH and “Eid Mubarak”. The colour palette includes bold use of metallic gold and each stamp includes one of four complementary colours which have specific meaning in Islam: turquoise, blue, purple and green.
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|Date of issue:||6 April 2022|
|Number of stamps:||Four gummed|
|Denominations:||$1.50, $2.80, $3.60 & $6.50|
|Designed by:||Chris Jones, Graphetti & Waqas and Sameera, MW Calligraphy Art, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours plus Metalic Gold|
|Stamp size and format:||35mm x 45mm (vertical)|
|Miniature sheet size and format:||150mm x 90mm (horizontal)|
|Paper type:||Arconvert Securpost Premium Gummed 110gsm stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||25|
|Perforation gauge:||14.286 x 14.47|
|Special blocks:||Plate/imprint blocks may be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet. Barcode blocks are available in A and B formats.|
|Period of sale:||Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 5 April 2023. First day covers will remain on sale until 5 June 2022.|