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This stamp captures the actual wedding day and complements the stamps issued on 12 April. This is the first time a self-adhesive booklet has been released as part of the 'instant stamp' range.

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

Issue Information
This issue is printed in sheets of 10 stamps and booklet of 10 self-adhesive stamps.

Issue Date: 4 May 2011 (more information)
Stamp Design: Jo Muré
Printer: McKellar Renown (more information)
Printing Process: Lithography (more information)
Stamp Size: 35 mm x 35 mm
Designs: 60c HRH Prince William and Catherine Windsor
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.

Sheetlet of 10
Sheet of 10 gummed stamps

Gum: Ordinary gum
Paper: Tullis Russell (incorporating phosphor) (more information)
Issued In: Sheets of 10 (2 x 5) (more information)
Perforations: Comb perforated 14¼ (more information)

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

Capturing the Moment Sheetlet
Sheet of 10 stamps

Sheet Size: 148 mm x 210 mm

Self-adhesive Booklet Stamps
The instant stamp is also released in a self-adhesive booklet, the first time an instant stamp has been released as a gummed and self-adhesive stamp. It is also the first time a stamp of this size has been released as a self-adhesive.

Self-adhesive booklet
Self-adhesive booklet

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

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

Capturing the Moment booklet cover
Booklet cover

Booklet size: ? mm x ? mm (unfolded) (TBA)
? mm x ? mm (folded) (TBA)
Barcodes: 9312650xxxxxx (philatelic booklet)
9312650xxxxxx (general booklet)

Postal Stationery
Due to the short release time there is no maximum card with 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 stamp
Single stamp (1 x 60c) 60c
Self-adhesive stamps
Single stamp from booklet (1 x 60c) $6.00
Total $6.60
For the Specialised Collector
Small sheets
Small sheet of 10 gummed stamps $6.00
Booklets with philatelic barcode $6.00
Booklets with general barcode $6.00
Total $18.00
Grand Total $24.60

Australia Post, Australian Stamp Bulletin, No. 310, May-June 2011

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