1928 International Philatelic ExhibitionAustralia's second commemorative stamp was the 1928 International Philatelic Exhibition 3d Kookaburra. The exhibition was held in Melbourne from 29 October to 1 November 1928. This stamp was printed in usual sheet form and also in special sheets of 60 arranged so there were 15 blocks of 4 stamps, each block surrounded by a selvedge, creating miniature sheets. Sheets of this stamp were actually printed on a special press at the exhibition...
|1928 3d Kookaburra|
|1928 Exhibition Miniature Sheet|
The design for this stamp was a modified version of the 1913 6d Claret Kookaburra.
|1913 6d Kookaburra|
Issued: 29 October 1928
Designed by R.A. Harrison
Recess-printed on nwatermarked paper, perf. 11, sngle-line.
Total number issued: 5,043,000
(a) Sheets of 60 at the Exhibition: 1,002,000.
(b) Sheets of 120 at Post Offices: 3,837,000, 'OS' punctured: 20,400.
(c) Additionally part sheets of 30 derived from sheets of 120 and the balance of unsold Mini-sheets at the exhibition: 204,000.
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