First day cover, Australia v West Indies - Melbourne, 28 Dec 1988

Object Type
Philatelics and currency/Philatelic material/Stamp/First day cover
Date Used
24 Dec 1988-29 Dec 1988
1988
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Envelope, unused, featuring black and white caricature of a batsman beside an ACB and West Indies emblem with red printed text. Three affixed postage stamps bear a continuous cartoon-like cricket scene commemorating the Australian Test Cricket Centenary 1877-1977, valued at 18c. One circular postmark stamp features, reading, "PHILATELIC SALES CENTRE / 28 DEC 1988 / MELBOURNE 3000". A stamp at the top centre reads, "Allan Border / 100th Test Match / 122 Test Catches". Stamp in the bottom right commemorates Melbourne Cricket Club 150th Year Celebrations.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 92 W: 168 D: 1mm (H: 3 5/8 W: 6 5/8 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
24 Dec 1988-29 Dec 1988
1988
Location
In storage
Registration No
M5580.3

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