Australia 2004 Treasures from the Archives

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  • Issue Date : 7 September 2004
  • Designed by : Hannah Mattner
  • Printed by : SNP Sprint
  • Print Process : Lithography
  • Dimensions: 105mm x 70mm


Description

This stamp is the first 'Jumbo' sized stamp issued by Australia Post (being the size of a miniature sheet). The sheet features a part sheetlet of the £2 Kangaroo & Map stamp, which was the highest value stamp released in the first Commonwealth series. The self-adhesive format stamp was released as a $100 cheque book of 20 stamps.

Stamps

Sheet Stamp

  • Perforations : 14¼
  • Formats: sheets of 10
$5 Treasures from the Archives

Self-adhesive Stamp

  • Perforations : die cut 11¼
  • Formats: booklet pane of 1
$5 Treasures from the Archives


First Day Covers

The first day of issue postmark was National Philatelic Centre, Melbourne VIC 3000.

First Day Cover - sheet stamp
First Day Cover - self-adhesive stamp


Maximum Card

$5 Treasures from the Archives maximum card


Presentation Pack

Presentation pack front cover
Presentation pack of 1 x $5 sheet stamp