Quick Quiz #2

ANSWERS

 


1.

What was the first decimal stamp set that was not issued in sheets of stamps?

The Flower coil stamps issued between 1970 & 1975.  There were no sheet stamps released with their designs.
 
   

2.

How many decimal imperforate stamps have been released?  572, 674 or 1076?

674 full- and semi-imperforate stamps have been released from 1966 to 2015.

3.

What was the first fully imperforate self-adhesive stamp to be released?

41c Cycling reprint released on 23 November 2009.
 

4.

How many variations of the $10 Kangaroo & Map stamp were released in May 2013?  2, 6 or 13?

13 = 2 imperforate + 1 with printed perforations + 6 special printing/image variations + 2 overprinted + 2 perfin.
 

5.

When was the first decimal gummed stamp with printed perforations released?
[Answer on Page 13 of April 2017 Stamp News.]

1 November 2010 in the 150th Melbourne Cup prestige booklet.
 

6.

How many decimal stamps have been released with the same design but in different sizes?  27, 47 or 117?

There have been 117 decimal size variations released from 1966 to 2015.
 

7.

Was the first personalised stamp tab on the left or the right of the stamp?

Left.  (19 March 1999.)
 

8.

How many decimal stamps have been overprinted?  14, 53 or 82?

53 have been overprinted from 1966 to 2015.
 

9.

How many stamps have been released made of gold foil?  28, 48 or 88?

48 different gold foil stamps have been released from 2008 to 2015.
 

10.

How many pre-decimal stamps have been re-released since the introduction of decimal currency?  72, 122 or 152?

72 = 61 Australia + 11 Colonies.
   

11.

When was the first time multiple decimal stamps of the same value but with different designs were issued at once?

6 November 1968.  Famous Australians booklet of 4 different 5c stamps.
   

12.

In Australia Postís 2016 Impressions catalogue of collectable products, what is the price of the most expensive item?  $295, $2950 or $29500?

$29500.  A 1930 penny !