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Agfest 2010 SSS
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Agfest is an event organised by the Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania. Personalised stamp sheets were on sale at the venue with a generic version available to mail order customers at $15.95.

Gummed Sheetlet Stamps
This stamp is a very close match to the original Globe and Map stamp, but for the first time is printed by RA Printing. As a result this is a new specialised stamp and the first time time RA Printing has printed a personalised stamp.

Agfest stamp
Sheetlet stamp

Issue Date: 6 May 2010 (more information)
Printer: RA Printing (more information)
Printing Process: Lithography (more information)
Gum: Ordinary gum
Paper: Tullis Russell (incorporating phosphor) (more information)
Issued In: Sheetlets of 10 with attached labels (2 x 5) (more information)
Stamp Size: 30.5 mm x 30 mm
Perforations: Comb perforated 14 (more information)

Gummed Sheetlets
This stamp was produced in sheetlets of 10 stamps with photographs in the tabs. Interestingly the selvedge illustration is also printed at the same time.

Agfest sheet
Agfest Sheet

Sheet Size: 297 mm x 210 mm
Pack Price: $15.95

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
Sheetlet stamp
Single stamp from sheetlet

Stamps with attached tab
Stamp with a photograph in tab

Sheetlet of 10 gummed stamps (new printer)




Total $31.90
Grand Total $31.90
* Can be obtained from sheetlet broken up for the new stamp

Australia Post, Australian Stamp Bulletin, No. 304, May-June 2010

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