Australia Issued Stamp on Neon Dandy Pig Sign

australia neon dandy stampBuilt in the 1950s, the Dandenong Ham and Bacon Factory sign was originally on Lonsdale St — welcoming traffic which crossed Foster St from Gippsland — but was taken down in 1989 when the factory closed.

It gathered dust in council storage until 2013, when it was resurrected to a new home at Dandenong Market.Australia Post philatelic manager Michael Zsolt hoped the themed stamp would resonate with the public and collectors alike.

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