Wednesday, May 1, 2013

50th Anniversary Australian Citizenship 1999

The legal status of Australian citizen was created by the Nationality and Citizenship Act 1948, and came into effect on 26 January 1949.

Through Australian citizenship, a person acquires responsibilities as well as privileges as a full participating member of the community.

This stamp issue is to celebrate 50th anniversary of Australian citizenship.


Date of Issue : 14 Jan 1999
Postmark : Canberra ACT 2600
Denomination : 45c
Stamp Size : 37.5mm x 26mm


My first Australia first day cover. Such beautiful stamp issue, of which inspired me to start my first day cover collection.

Two technical details for this issue are however not available - paper used as well as printing process. If any one you have such details, would appreciate if you could furnish them to me. Thanks so much :)

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