Lunar New Year of the Rat 2019 - Collectibles
Lunar New Year of the Rat 2019 - Collectibles for only GBP £15.10
Issued on 18th November, this is a continuation of the series of Lunar New Year Generic Sheets Royal Mail has issued since 2012. 2020 is the ‘Year of the Rat’ which runs from the 25thJanuary 2020 to the 11th February 2021. The sheet designed by hat-trick features 20 x FirstClass Smilers ‘Fireworks’ stamps alongside labels showing images of Chinese New Year festivities in named cities around the UK set against an ornate background featuring paper cut- outs created by artist Rebecca Sutherland.
The Rat is the first in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Individuals born under this sign are likely to be industrious, thrifty, diligent and positive.