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The National Service Memorial stamp issue marks the dedication of the National Service Memorial at the War Memorial, Canberra. The memorial will be dedicated on 8 September by the Govenor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, and commemorates the 290,000 young men called up for National Service between 1951 and 1972.

For more information on the memorial visit the Australian War Memorial or read the report on the memorial on ABC News.

Issue Information
The single 60c stamp will be issued in gummed sheets of 10 and self-adhesive booklets of 10.

Issue Date: 8 September 2010 (more information)
Stamp Design: Lynette Taylor
Printer: McKellar Renown (more information)
Printing Process: Lithography (more information)
Stamp Size: 37.5 mm x 26 mm
Design: 60c National Service Memorial
Usage: 60c Small letter rate within Australia (details)

Gummed Sheet Stamps
All images on this page come from the electronic version of the Stamp Bulletin. Actual images of the products will be posted when available.

National Service Memorial Stamp
Sheet stamp

Gum: Ordinary gum
Paper: Tullis Russell (incorporating phosphor) (more information)
Issued In: Sheets of 10 (2 x 5) (more information)
Perforations: Comb perforated 14½ x 13¾ (more information)

Gummed Sheets
This issue was produced in small sheets of 10 stamps (2 x 5).

National Service Memorial sheet

Sheet Size: 101 mm x 156 mm

Self-adhesive Booklet Stamps
The single 60c stamp will also be released in a self-adhesive booklet of 10.

Self-adhesive booklet
Self-adhesive booklet stamp

Gum: Self-adhesive
Paper: B100 (phosphor tagging TBA) (more information)
Issued In: Booklets of 10 (2 x 5) (more information)
Perforations: Die-cut 11¼ x 11½ (interrupted) (more information)

Self-adhesive Booklets
Booklets were distributed to post offices in chequebooks of 20 booklets. These are not listed on this website.

National Service Memorial Booklet
Booklet layout

Postal Stationery
A maximum card and a prepaid envelope will be released with this issue. No image of the prepaid envelope is available at the moment.

Maximum card
Maximum card

Pre-paid Envelope
Stamp Design: To be advised
Printer: To be advised (more information)
Printing Process: Lithography (more information)
Size: To be advised
Designs: (-) To be advised
Selling Price: 70c
Usage: (-) Small letter rate within Australia (details)
Maximum Cards
Size: 146 mm x 104 mm
Selling Price: $1.35
Stamp Imprint: Three bars (picture)

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