Australian FDC Guide

An illustrated guide to Australian First Day Covers.

Cover-related Articles

This site also contains a number of cover-related articles based on information I gleaned whilst collecting and researching the Australian decimal FDCs.

The general articles are:

  • Self-adhesive Stamps on Covers looking at the different ways to identify a self-adhesive (or peel and stick) stamp on a cover from the regular gummed variety. It took me some time to figure it out.
  • ANPEX 70 Covers and Postmarks a look at the Australian National Philatelic Exhibition held in Sydney between Apr 27 and May 1 in Sydney and the special postmarks and covers issued.

I have also written some articles summarising some of the key cachet makers: