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Glen Stephens September 1999 Article

WARNING: This article contains data and numbers sold about the rarest Australian stamp issued since World War II.
If you collect or deal in Australian stamps this info WILL be news to you, and you MUST not miss reading it!
It is the front cover lead article for the Sept. '99 Australasian STAMPS here.

To read Glen Stephens September 1999 Market Man "Tipster"
, Stamp Scoop of the Year!, in the Australasian
, click on one of the options below:

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does in the Magazine. It's worth the wait!

IMPORTANT: To see the official letter from the head of Australia Post Philatelic from July 28, 1999, outlining the actual numbers sold of these modern rarities, click here.

                                        Imperf Mini-Sheets The Article Talks About! Only about 20.000 sets can exist.
here for a larger image.
                                       (Top 2 are the imperf, lower one is the "normal" common perfed version issued in the millions)


AUSTRALIA 99 "Perfin" Mini-Sheets The Article Talks About!
Totally different perf gauge to the "normal" perforated version shown above. This rare perf set sells for $A90 per pair.
Only 15,000 were done.
here for a larger image.

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Copyright © 1999 Glen Stephens. This article may NOT be reprinted or used without written permission from Glen Stephens. However, permission will be granted for virtually any reasonable useage purpose, providing full and correct attribution to the writer and magazine is given. Applicable scans from articles in black and white or colour can also be arranged to be E-mailed to you.

Above is one of my Market Man "Tipster" columns published in the Australasian STAMPS Magazine.

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