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Paleo Philatelist03/09/2013 12:18:48
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Thanks for leting us know about Australia issue.

On Oct. 10, Royal Post of Great Broitain is going to issue a set of 10 dinosaur stamp too.


BTW, anybody from Australia is around ? I like to get some covers with dinosaur stamps on it, cancelled by the first day of issue. Looking for swap partner.


Edited By Paleo Philatelist on 03/09/2013 12:19:11

Julia Lee03/09/2013 12:21:57
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We'll have full coverage of the British dinosaur stamps, of course.

Paleo Philatelist03/09/2013 12:27:44
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Anybody knows how to order FDC from Australian Post website ?

I like to have and FDC posted to me in Germany at the first day of issue.

jayemcee03/09/2013 13:15:34
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The information about the Australian dinosaur issue is in the Stamp Bulletin no.324(Sept/Oct 2013)

as attached:

Page 9 shows the First Day covers, and how to order instructions are at the end of the bulletin.

Paleo Philatelist03/09/2013 13:23:19
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Thanks a lot jayemcee !

Paleo Philatelist04/09/2013 16:01:17
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Just recognized.
These stamps of  Australia are design by American artist James Gurney - creator of Dinotopia  who designed famous American sheet of Dinosaurs in 1997  




Edited By Paleo Philatelist on 04/09/2013 16:06:31

Paleo Philatelist18/09/2013 08:07:25
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Some covers produced by Paleontologic Museum of Munich (the museum belongs to University of Munich)







Just wonder if any museums at your area produce any kind of special philatelic souvenirs ?


Edited By Paleo Philatelist on 18/09/2013 08:11:31

Paleo Philatelist02/10/2013 11:05:20
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Anybody knows how to order Gutter pairs directly from Royal Mail ?
I don't see such a product on their on-line store:


Paleo Philatelist17/10/2013 17:07:09
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Just on the next day after official issue, I received addressed FDC from Royal Mail. It's arrived inside of another cover - perhaps for better protection.
Now puzzled if the FDC acn be count as real circukated one ? The sort-machine sign (orange dotted line) is stay on the wrapper cover rather than FDC itself.
Another curiosity of the FDC - addressed cover to none-UK destination was cheaper as the one of UK destination.



The FDC is also include an inside page with some brief description about dinosaurs depicted on the stamps

Edited By Paleo Philatelist on 17/10/2013 17:08:34

Adrian17/10/2013 17:31:07
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First day and other special covers are usually sent out like this, so I wouldn't worry too much about being properly postally run. After all, you did pay for the postage.

Do you like the issue? Seems like the illustrations are quite detailed.

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