First day cover, Victoria 150th Anniversary - World Championship of Cricket, 5 Mar 1985

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Philatelic material/Stamp/First day cover
Date Used
05 Mar 1985
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Envelope, unused, featuring two blue, red and black emblems. One celebrates Victoria's 150th anniversary, the other the international cricket event. Printed text reads, "Melbourne - Sydney / VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984'5 / BENSON AND HEDGES / WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CRICKET". Two postage stamps, each valued at 18c, bear a cartoon-like scene of a cricket match and commemorate the Australian Test Cricket centenary (1877-1977). Stamped postmark reads, "5 MAR 1985 / SYDNEY N.S.W. / 2000 / PHILATELIC SALES CENTRE".
0 - Whole: H: 115 W: 165 D: 1mm (H: 4 1/2 W: 6 1/2 D: 1/16")
Date Used
05 Mar 1985
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