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150th Anniversary of Ipswich
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In 2010, the municipality of Ipswich celebrates its sesquicentenary. The settlement was already thriving before the 1858 Municipalities Act made it possible to request formal recognition of the town. Ipswich was proclaimed and gazetted by the Governor of Queensland by 3 March 1860, and is the second-oldest local government area in Queensland.

Postal Stationery
The envelope is DL in size and includes printing numbers. As it is a prepaid envelope there is only the one barcode.

Ipswich Envelope
Prepaid envelope

Stamp Design: Jo Mure
Printer: GEON, Tasmania (more information)
Printing Process: Lithography (more information)
Designs: (-) Anniversary Logo
Usage: (-) Small letter rate within Australia (details)
Pre-paid Envelopes
Size: DL Size
Selling Price: 65c

Issue Summary
The table below summarises the above information. The cost of each item is given, along with a total for each section. In some cases the stamps are only available from self-adhesive booklets (sold at face value), or from prestige booklets, souvenir sheets or folders (sold above face value).

Item and Description Cost
For the Specialised Collector
Postal stationery
Prepaid envelopes
Total 65c
Grand Total 65c

Wikipedia, City of Ipswich, accessed 12 February 2010
Australia Post Webshop, accessed 6 April 2010

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