Just released are Australia Post’s annual collection publications, which showcase the Australian and territories stamp programs for 2018. Not only are they an attractive way for collectors to bring together the year’s gummed stamps and minisheets but they also bring the stamp themes to life via thematic text and striking imagery. They make for a wonderful Christmas gift too, whether for a long-time collector or someone wanting to start a collection.

The 2018 Collection of Australian Stamps

This attractive collection, with matching slip case, includes the Australian gummed stamps and minisheets released in 2018, together with the stories behind each issue. The themes canvassed this year span Australian history, flora and fauna, landscapes, ephemera, sport, art, royalty, literature and wartime. The included stamps’ face value totals $107.35, and the collection is priced at only $109.95.

Exclusive minisheet included
This year’s collection also includes an exclusive Finches minisheet featuring both part 1 and part 2 of this stunning stamp series.

Executive edition also available
The 2018 Collection of Australian Stamps is also available as an executive edition, featuring gilt-edged pages, metal corner protectors and a gold-embossed leatherette finish cover and slipcase. RRP $139.95

The Australian Territories Collection of Stamps 2018

The Australian Territories Collection of Stamps 2018 presents the stamp issues from our Australian Territories program for 2018, which covers the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT), Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Norfolk Island.

The diverse program in 2018 presented photographic and illustrative issues spanning flora, fauna and landscape-inspired themes, well as issues featuring sporting and cultural pursuits, historical themes and transport. RRP is $52.95.

The 2018 Collection of Australian Stamps, the Executive edition and the Australian Territories Collection of Stamps 2018 are available now, online, at participating Post Offices, and via mail order on 1800 331 794, while stocks last.

This article was produced at the time of publication and will not be updated.

Philatelic Team