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  1. Chequebook 20 x 10 x $1 'S' stamps - Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet
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SKU #1833255

Chequebook 20 x 10 x $1 'S' stamps - Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet

SKU #1833255

Chequebook 20 x 10 x $1 'S' stamps - Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet

$200.00
This chequebook contains 20 booklets of 10 x $1 self-adhesive 'S' stamps
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This chequebook contains 20 booklets of 10 x $1 self-adhesive 'S' stamps from the Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet part one stamp issue.

Test your spelling with this first instalment of the fair dinkum Aussie alphabet! Have you ever seen a winsome wombat watering a waratah in Western Australia? Or Vince the vague Victorian vanquishing violins with his Victa while devouring his vegemite victuals? How about a quizzical quokka queuing for a Quokkair flight to Queensland, or nautical numbat navigating naughty nippers in New South Wales? This stamp issue is part one of a series featuring an old-fashioned Aussie alphabet of humorous scenes devised by artist Gavin Ryan. It begins with the letters representing five of our states.

N is for … New South Wales, nipper, numbat…

Q is for … Queensland, Quokka, queue, quoll…

S is for … South Australia, shark, sandcastle, surf, starfish, sausage…

V is for … Victoria, Victa, vegemite, vegetables, violin…

W is for … Western Australia, wombat, wattle, waratah, water hose…

  • Issue date: 1 March 2016
  • Issue withdrawal date: 30 September 2016
  • FDI withdrawal date: 30 March 2016
  • Denominations: 5x $1
  • Stamp design: Gavin Ryan
  • Product design: Sonia Young
  • Printer: McKellar
  • Paper gummed: Tullis Russell Red Phosphor
  • Paper self-adhesive: C100
  • Printing process: Offset lithography
  • Stamp size: 26mm x 37.5mm
  • Perforations: 14.6x13.86
  • Sheet layout: Module of 50
  • FDI postmark: Bourke, NSW 2840

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