Australian Antarctic Territory 2011 Australasian Antarctic Expedition Centenary

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 2nd August 2011
  • five values (se-tenant strip) and a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Hogg Design, from archive photographs
  • Printed by: McKellar Renown
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 38½mm x width 25¾mm (strip width 129mm). Miniature sheet format height 84mm x width 168mm
  • Perforations: 14.6 x 13.86

Centenary of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, first issue[edit]


60c ~ S.Y. Aurora departing from Hobart, Tasmania, December 2, 1911, and map showing Tasmania
60c ~ John King Davis, the captain of the Aurora
60c ~ S.Y. Aurora off Tasmania
60c ~ Landing party in rowing boat, Macquarie Island
60c ~ Map of ship’s route Hobart to Cape Denison, and fauna of Macquarie Island (albatross and king penguins)
Miniature sheet: contains the five values Border depicts map of route taken by Aurora to Antarctic continent


Sheet stamps[edit]

se-tenant strip

Miniature sheet[edit]

se-tenant strip