National Stamp  Exhibition Hobart 2016

Exhibition results and prizes  have been announced

Exhibition View - Hobart Town Hall

Exhibition View – Hobart Town Hall

Fri 18 – Sun 20 November, 2016

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National One-frame Stamp & postcard exhibition.

Friday 18th: 12:00  – 6:00

Saturday 19th: 10:00 – 5:00

Sunday: 20th: 10:00 – 3:30

Admission free

 

 Venue: Hobart Town Hall

Hobart-Town-Hall

The Hobart Town Hall is the venue for this National Stamp Exhibition  (Hobart Stamp Show 2016).

Address: Macquarie St opposite the GPO.  3 minutes walk to the CBD,  10 minutes to the waterfront and Salamanca Place.

National Exhibition Stamps and Postcards

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This is a National One-Frame exhibition. Both Stamps and Postcards will be exhibited. The exhibition is presented by the Tasmanian Philatelic Society under the auspices of the Australian Philatelic Federation.

Exhibition themes

50 Years of Decimal Currency

40c-tasmanOn the 14th February, 1966, Australia introduced Decimal Currency. The first decimal stamp issues featured the monarch on the lower values and on the base domestic letter rate (4c) and the remainder featured Australian birds, Australian marine life, and early Australian maritime explorers. [Read more …]


 

 

100th Anniversary of Mt Field National Park

Russel-Falls-B-and-W-Beatie-frontIn 1916, the area around Mt Field was declared a National Park, Tasmania’s first along with Freycinet Peninsular. The Park has special significance for stamp collectors as Russell Falls was used in the design of the 4d Tasmanian Pictorial stamp. Postcard collectors will also be very familiar with the image of Russell Falls as it features strongly in cards from the ‘Golden Age’ of postcards prior to World War 1.[Read more …]