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01 January 2001
1/2001
Miniature Sheet

Centenary of Federation - Miniature Sheet

Australia
This issue continues the series begun with the Towards Federation stamp issue (May 2000). Now we focus on events surrounding the inauguration of the new Commonwealth of Australia. The historical images used convey a sense of the occasion and include photographs of the events, invitations to events and official documents.

Centenary of Federation 1901-2001  

Centenary of Federation 1901-2001

Technical Information

Issue date ..............................1 January 2001
Denomination ........................Two x 49c, two x $2.00
Designer ................................Asprey Di Donato Design, Melbourne
Printer (all)..............................SNP Ausprint
Printing process ....................Lithography
Paper (gummed) ....................De La Rue
Paper (self-adhesive, booklet) JAC - B90
Sizes (stamps) /Perforations (all)
Two x 49c ............................26 x 37.5 mm/14.6 x 13.86
Two x $2.00 ..........................30 x 50 mm/14 x 14.4
Size, miniature sheet ..............73 x 166 mm
Sheet layout stamps ..............Modules of 50, two panes of 25
National postmark ..................Sydney NSW 2000
copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.
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