Paperweight featuring Australia v England Centenary 1877-1977 stamps x 6

Object Type
Domestic items/Writing equipment/Paperweight
Philatelics and currency/Philatelic material/Stamp/Block of Stamps
Date Used
12 Mar 1977
1977

Brief Description
A paperweight comprising a series of six stamps issued in 1977 by Australia Post commemorating the Centenary of Test Cricket between Australia and England, played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 12 March 1977. Stamps are adhered between three thick sheets of acrylic which form a paperweight block. There are 5 18c stamps in a single row with 1 45c stamp above.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 27 W: 145 D: 80mm (H: 1 1/16 W: 5 11/16 D: 3 1/8")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
12 Mar 1977
1977
Location
In storage
Registration No
M7507
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr. Robert H. Gamble

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