First day Norfolk Island Waterfalls minisheet cover
This first day cover is a pictorial envelope with the minisheet from the Norfolk Island Waterfalls issue affixed and postmarked.Read more
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This first day cover is a pictorial envelope with the minisheet from the Norfolk Island Waterfalls issue affixed and postmarked - First day of issue | 17 January 2016 | Norfolk Island NSW 2899
The first day cover is valid for postage only on day of issue, from the post office named on the postmark.
Cascade Creek is one of Norfolk Island’s few permanent streams. Along with its tributaries, its catchment area covers almost one-fifth of the island and is an important home for native wetland flora and fauna. When it rains, high flows produce two main waterfalls: Cockpit Waterfall and Cascade Creek Falls.
Cockpit Waterfall is located inland, around 100 metres from the sea. Also known as Cockpit Falls, it is located within Cascade Reserve, an area of more than 30 hectares along the northern coast of Norfolk Island. Cascade Creek flows past Cockpit to Cascade Bay, resulting in Cascade Creek Falls.
- Issue date: 17 January 2017
- FDI withdrawal date: 15 February 2017
- Denominations: 1 x $1, 1 $2
- Stamp illustrations: Simone Sakinofsky
- Product design: Simone Sakinofsky
- Printer: RA Printing
- Paper (gummed): Tullis Russell Red Phosphor
- Printing process: Offset lithography
- Stamp size: 26mm x 37.5mm
- Minisheet size: 135mm x 80mm
- Perforations: 14.6 x 13.86
- Sheet layout: Module of 50
- FDI postmark: Norfolk Island NSW 2899
- Issue withdrawal date: 31 July 2017
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