Framed AFL Premiership Players' Club commemorative Australia Post stamps, 2010

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Philatelic material/Stamp/Stamp sheet
Date Used
2010
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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 a cream colour, surrounded by the stars of the 'Southern Cross' constellation. Along the right edge is the text, "AUSTALIA" and in the bottom right corner is the text, "55c". 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); Stan Heal, Russ Middlemiss, George Hams, Ted Whitten, Geoff Case, Brendan Edwards, Ian Bluey Shelton, Peter Walker, Graeme Jacobs, Brian Mynott, Mike Perry, Syd Jackson, Gareth Andrews, Crackers Keenan, Mike Fitzpatrick, Denis Banks, Rick Olarenshaw, Adam Simpson, Kane Johnson, and Shane Crawford. 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. / Eleventh Annual Issue 2010". In the bottom left hand cover is the logo of the Premiership Players' Club (a flag motif) in gold. Printed in the bottom right hand corner, "078/500" indicating this is the 78th 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. / ELEVENTH PERSONALISED STAMP ISSUE / 1ST SEPTEMBER 2010". On the reverse is a hanging string.
Measurements
H: 470 W: 530 D: 15mm (H: 18 1/2 W: 20 7/8 D: 9/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
2010
Location
On display
Registration No
M16672.11
Credit Line
Kindly donated by the AFL Premiership Players' Club Inc.

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