National Stamp Exhibition Hobart 2016
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Mt Field National Park and 50 years of Decimal Currency
Exhibition Souvenirs – Limited Editions of 100 only, numbered
Fri 18 – Sun 20 November, 2016
National One-frame Stamp & postcard exhibition.
Open: 12:00 Friday 18th
Closes: 3:30PM Sunday 20th, November 2016.
Events – Hobart Stamp Show 2016
Venue: 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.
Accommodation: a group booking has been placed with Hadleys Orient Hotel, less than 5 minutes walk from the Hobart Town Hall. Any un-sold rooms will be returned to the Hotel end-September. We strongly advise booking early. Details[….]
National Exhibition Stamps and Postcards
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.
Entries are now closed.
50 Years of Decimal Currency
On 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
In 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 …]