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Boats are a part of everyday life on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and have featured on many issues from the islands. This stamp issue features four types of boats used around the islands.

Issue Information
General description of issue - anything new, interesting or unusual.

Issue Date: 18 January 2011 (more information)
Stamp Design: Rachelle Flynn
Printer: RA Printing (more information)
Printing Process: Lithography (more information)
Gum: Ordinary gum
Paper: Tullis Russell (incorporating phosphor) (more information)
Issued In: Individual sheets of 50 (2 panes of 25 (5 x 5) with traffic lights in gutter) (more information)
Stamp Size: 26 mm x 37.5 mm (60c, $1.20)
37.5 mm x 26 mm ($1.80, $3)
Perforations: Comb perforated 13¾ x 14½ (60c, $1.20), 14½ x 13¾ ($1.80, $3) (more information)
Designs: 60c Jukongs
$1.20 Small boat
$1.80 Glass-bottom boat
$3.00 Yacht
Usage: 60c Small letter rate within Australia (details)
$1.20 Large letter rate within Australia (up to 125 grams) (details)
$1.80 Large letter rate within Australia (over 125 up to 250 grams) (details)
$3.00 Large letter rate within Australia (over 250 up to 500 grams) (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.

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Sheet stamps
Self-adhesive Stamps
Unfortunately, production problems lead to the inclusion of B100 paper in the technical details in Stamp Bulletin No. 308. No self-adhesive stamps will accompany this issue.

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 General Collector
Gummed sheet stamps
4 values from sheets (60c, $1.20, $1.80, $3.00) $6.60
Total $6.60
Grand Total $6.60

Australia Post, Australian Stamp Bulletin, No. 308, January-February 2011

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