Framed AFL Premiership Players' Club commemorative Australia Post stamps, 2003

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Philatelic material/Stamp/Stamp sheet
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Brief Description
Sheet of 20 stamps encased in a plastic sleeve, mounted onto a black backboard, surrounded by a cream mount, and framed with a wood varnished frame. Each stamp on the sheet features the image of planet Earth showing Australia in red, surrounded by the stars of the 'Southern Cross' constellation. Along the right edge is the text, "AUSTALIA / 50c". To the right of this image on each stamp is the head of an Australian footballer with their team colours below. Above each head is the dates they were part of a Premiership team, and below is their name. Players featured on this release are (from left to right, and top to bottom); Jim Wills, Ray Wartman, Max Oppy, Laurie Bickerton, Jack Jones, Len Dockett, Neil Mann, Ron Stockman, Brian Gray, Morton Browne, Fred Wooller, Darrel Baldock, Dennis Munari, Daryl Cumming, David Dench, Ken Hunter, Russell Greene, Dean Wallis, Darren Crocket, and Shaun Rehn. To the left and right of the stamp sheet is the imprinted signature of each featured player, and above the sheet is the text, "THE PREMIERSHIP PLAYERS' CLUB INC. / Fourth Annual Issue 2003". In the bottom left hand cover is the logo of the Premiership Players' Club (a flag motif) in gold, and printed above this in red is "045" indicating this is the 45th printed sheet in the limited issue. Attached to the mount board beneath the stamp sheet is a metal plaque reading, "THE PREMIERSHIP PLAYERS' CLUB INC. / FOURTH PERSONALISED STAMP ISSUE / 26TH MARCH 2003". On the reverse is a hanging string.
H: 470 W: 530 D: 15mm (H: 18 1/2 W: 20 7/8 D: 9/16")
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Kindly donated by the AFL Premiership Players' Club Inc.


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