Friday, 14 March 2014

Stamps with Rock Dust - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with matter affixed - Rock dust    

Vanuatu 2011 Beautiful Beaches of Vanuatu Stamps Set with Sand Dust particles affixed  

Issue date 28 September 2011   

The Beach stamp issue from Vanuatu Post carries a special coating to simulate the feel of real sand. The stamps are printed in four process colours and then perforated. They then receive a patterned overprint with a clear sealer followed by a coarse 30 micron non dissolving spray powder is applied.

The stamp issue has a textured feel and highlights four beaches - Champagne Beach, Havana Harbour, Eratap Island and Pele Island.

The stamp features white sand curving around enchanting bays and stretching into turquoise, clear blue water teeming with tropical fish and colourful coral,  Palm trees swaying on the beaches while waves lap the shore, volcanic islands in the distance, varieties of fish, the exotic bird life and the turtle.  Some of the beaches are only accessible by boat or float plane. 

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Stamps with Rock Dust


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