• Issue Date: 1973-03-30
  • Withdrawn:
  • Designed by:
  • Engraving:
  • Printed by:
  • Print Process:
  • Paper:
    • 7c & 14c - Width: 22½mm Height: 38mm
    • 21c & 28c - Width: 17mm Height: 48mm
  • Perforation: 11½ x 11½
  • Watermark:
  • Format: Sheet of
  • Booklet:
  • Phosphorescent band in stamps:

7c
11½x11½
Multi

Amblyornis subalaris
Streaked Bowerbird

14c
11½x11½
Multi

Sericulus bakeri
Fire-maned Bowerbird

21c
11½x11½
Multi

Paradisaea rudolphi
Blue Bird-of-paradise

28c
11½x11½
Multi

Epimachus meyeri
Brown Sicklebill

Image Value Perfor Color Print Run WM Ovpt Stamp Catalogues
SC[1] YT[2] MI[3] SG[4]
Papua New Guinea 1973 Birds of Paradise a.jpg 1b 11½x11½ Multi 0 N N 188 62 62 61
Papua New Guinea 1973 Birds of Paradise b.jpg 3b 11½x11½ Multi 0 N N 189 63 63 62
Papua New Guinea 1973 Birds of Paradise c.jpg 5b 11½x11½ Multi 0 N N 190 64 64 63
Papua New Guinea 1973 Birds of Paradise d.jpg 2s 11½x11½ Multi 0 N N 194 68 68 67

Notes

  1. Scott Catalogue
    © Scott Publishing Inc., USA
  2. Yvert et Tellier Catalogue
    © Editions Yvert & Tellier, France
  3. Michel Catalogue
    © Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, Germany
  4. Stanley Gibbons Catalogue
    © Stanley Gibbons - London

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