Framed AFL Premiership Players' Club commemorative Australia Post stamps, 2012

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Philatelic material/Stamp/Stamp sheet
Date Used
29 Aug 2012
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Object Detail

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, "AUSTRALIA" 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); Noel McMahen, Ron Hovey, Terry Waites, Don Ross, Ken Smale, Hassa Mann, Sted Hay, Barry Capuano, Brian Sampson, Stewart Lord, Bob Murray, Alan Richardson, Adrian Gallagher, Bill Deller, John Rantall, Rod Ashman, Gary Ayres, Greg Sewell, Geoff Raines, Craig McRae. 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. / Thirteenth Annual Issue 2012". 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, "041/500" indicating this is the 41st 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. / THIRTEENTH PERSONALISED STAMP ISSUE / 29TH AUGUST, 2012". On the reverse is a hanging string. Reverse is otherwise blank.
H: 468 W: 529 D: 21mm (H: 18 7/16 W: 20 13/16 D: 13/16")
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Date Used
29 Aug 2012
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Kindly donated by the AFL Premiership Players' Club Inc.



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