Australia 2005 Queen's Birthday

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  • Issue Date : 10 May 2005
  • Designed by : Lisa Christensen
  • Printed by : SNP Sprint
  • Print Process : Lithography
  • Perforations : 14 x 14¾
  • Dimensions: 37.5mm x 26mm
  • Format: sheetlets of 10


Issued to commemorate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's 79th birthday. The stamp features a photographic image of The Queen as head of the Commonwealth of Nations at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Queensland. The Pink-flowered Yellow Gum, Eucalyptus leucoxylon, has been popular in landscaping since the 1970s. It is used as a decorative element on the stamp. The 2006 Commonwealth Games logo is also included in the design.


50c Queen Elizabeth II


Sheetlet of 10 x 50c

First Day Cover

The first day of issue postmark was Elizabeth SA 5112.

First day cover

Prestige Booklet

The prestige booklet was issued with 5 panes of 4 x 50c stamps each. Each pane has a different image in the margin.

Prestige booklet cover
Sample prestige booklet pane

Maximum Card

Maximum card

Presentation Pack

Presentation pack of sheetlet of 10 x 50c
Presentation pack back cover