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Australia Issued Stamps on Tourist Transport

Australia has released 4 stamps on 3rd March 2015 on the vehicles that are used to get to Australia’s famous sites. The stamps’ gutter design shows the geographical location of the tourist transport featured.Visitors flocking to some of Australia’s most … Continue reading

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Australia Issued Stamps on 100 Years of Air Mail

This year will mark 100 years since French aviator Maurice Guillaux (1883-1917) made the first air mail flight in Australia. Guillaux left Melbourne on 16 July and arrived in Sydney on 18 July 1914. The flying time was just 9¼ hours, with … Continue reading

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Australia Issued Stamps on Queen’s Birthday

The Queen’s Birthday stamp issue by Australia Post for 2014 features photographs of Her Majesty taken over recent years. The image used on the minisheet is by photographer Chris Jackson.The 60-cent stamp design shows the Queen viewing a parade as … Continue reading

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New Christmas 2012 Stamps

Australia  Australia Posts  this year\’s Christmas stamps featuring symbols of popular Christmas carols and the traditional nativity scene.Stamps are based on the Adoration of the Magi – a wool and silk tapestry featuring three magi (or kings) offering their gifts … Continue reading

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