First day cover, Australian Bicentenary stamp issue album

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Philatelic material/Cover
Documents and books/Book/Binder/Page
Date Used
1988
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Brief Description
Attached to this page with clear plastic corners is an "OFFICIAL TCCB COVER", featuring one stamp depicting W G Grace. The envelope has a colour picture of a kangaroo and lion in cricketing whites in front of an oval. It is stamped twice with Trent Bridge Cricket Ground stamps, one rectangular and one circular, which reads 21 Jun 88. The page is a thick white piece of paper, punched with four holes along the top to insert into a binder. Printed at the top is a picture of W G Grace, and the bottom features a lion holding a ball and a kangaroo wearing batting pads. Text reads, "1788 / 1988" and "BICENTENNIAL SOUVENIR / ENGLAND / AUSTRALIA".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 307 W: 220 D: 3mm (H: 12 1/16 W: 8 11/16 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1988
Location
In storage
Registration No
M5518.14

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