The Bicycles stamp issue focuses on bike design from the late 19th century to 2015, with each bike shown manufactured in Australia. Title: $1.85 Men’s sprung-frame bike Released: 13 October 2015 Denominations: 2 x 70c, 1 x $1.85, 1 x $2.75 Stamp design: Sean Pethick Stamp size: 35mm x 35mm Postmark: Ryde, NSW 2112 The men’s bike in the $1.85 stamp was made by Melbourne-based Finlay Bros. #StampCollecting, #AustralianStamps, #Philatelic, #Philately.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of our literary great, Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson, we're releasing a new stamp issue acknowledging Banjo's iconic, bush-themed ballads. Published in the Sydney Morning Herald in July 1896, this humorous poem was written at the height of the late-19th-century bicycling craze. http://auspo.st/1ghgCPc