Australia 1999 Navigators of Australia
From Stamps of the World
- Issue Date : 19 March 1999
- Designed by : Cozzolino/Ellett Design D’vision
- Printed by : SNP Ausprint
- Print Process : Lithography
- Miniature sheet size: 76 mm x 142 mm
- Withdrawal date: 31 July 1999
Six great navigators who helped put Australia’s 32,000 kilometres of coastline on the map are celebrated in two special issue miniature sheets to be released by Australia Post. The stamps shown on the miniature sheets were first released in 1963–64 as the Early Navigators in Australian Waters stamp issue and re-issued with new denominations in 1966 following the introduction of decimal currency to Australia.
$1.35 Tasman, Cook and Flinders Miniature Sheet
- Perforations: 14 x 14½
$1.35 Dampier, Bass and King Miniature Sheet
- Perforations: 14½ x 14
Imperforate Miniature Sheets
First Day Covers
The first day of issue postmark was Melbourne Vic 3000.