Quick Quiz #1

ANSWERS

 


1.

In Australia Post's 2016 Impressions catalogue, what is the price of the most expensive item?

$29500.  A 1930 penny !
 

2.

In what year did standard letters cost 4d to post in Australia?

1956.  31 October = 4d.
 

3.

When was the first Australian personalised stamp printed?

1999.  19 March at the "Australia '99" Expo.
 

4.

What was Australia’s first fully imperforate stamp?

5 x 5c + 30c Cook.   20 April 1970.
 

5.

What was depicted on Australia’s only triangular-shaped stamps?

Kangaroo / Kangaroo logo.  2 November 1994.
 

6.

What was Australia’s first decimal stamp to be overprinted “OS”?

$10 Kangaroo & Map.  10 May 2013.
 

7.

How many Victorian (colony) stamps were reprinted and released in April 2005?

2.  (21 April 2005.  Australia & War prestige booklet, page 27.  Original issue 22 May 1900.)
 

8.

What was depicted on Australia’s only fully imperforate self-adhesive stamp?

Bicycles.  41c Cycling.  23 November 2009.  Behind the Stamp prestige booklet.
 

9.

What is probably Australia’s rarest personalised stamp?

60c National Service Memorial 'stamplet' with the serviceman's name, rank and serial number on the tab.
 

10.

About how many Australian Stamp Variations were released by Australia Post in both the 5 year periods: 2006 – 2010 & 2011 – 2015?

A = 800 & 2800.  B = 2900 & 2900.  C = 2700 & 4100.

B.  2006 – 2010 = 2898.  2011 – 2015 = 2860.