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Postage Stamp - Phar Lap, 1978 Object Reg. No: SH 940377

Summary:
This stamp was issued by Australia Post in 1978, as part of a series of four stamps celebrating the Australian Racing Industry, particularly horses that had won the Melbourne Cup. Phar Lap won the race in 1930.
Description:
Rectangular paper postage stamp with a coloured image of the race horse Phar Lap being ridden by a jockey. The stamp has a serrated edge around all sides. Printed text in black ink. Reverse of stamp is coated in an adhesive.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.80 cm (Height), 2.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, commerce, kodak, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Phar Lap Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC STAMPS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: singles
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink on front: PHAR LAP/ 50c/ Australia/ CLINTON RSA
Issued By: Australia Post, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1978
Designer: Mr Brian Clinton, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1978

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Mark Posted on 16 Apr 2014 11:27 AM
Just wanting to know if you'd be interested in buying or know the value of first release phar lap stamps 1986 four stamp set?

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