Celebrating 100 years!
Australia Post has released a commemorative stamp in celebration of the centenary of May Gibb’s Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Designed by Mary Callahan, the stamp focuses on the original publication of 1918, featuring the first-edition typography and original illustration.
The stamp is released as part of the Children’s Bush Classics which also includes a stamp commemorating the centenary of Norman Lindsay’s The Magic Pudding.
The $1 stamp is available from 21st August 2018 and is available in a stamp set, minisheet, stamp pack and maxicard set.
The product range accompanying this stamp issue includes a postal numismatic cover for Snugglepot and Cuddlepie featuring coins from The Royal Australian Mint. Australia Post has also released Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie licensed stamp pack containing 16 Children’s Bush Classics stamps and lively illustrations in the stamp tabs.
The Children’s Bush Classics stamp issue will be available from 21 August 2018, online, at participating Post Offices and via mail order on 1800 331 794, while stocks last.
Along with the Children’s Bush Classics stamp issue Australia Post has released two gorgeous Snugglepot and Cuddlepie products in celebration of the centenary. The Licensed Stamp Pack contains 16 Snugglepot and Cuddlepie stamps from the Children’s Bush Classics stamps and lively illustrations in the stamp tabs.
The Snugglepot and Cuddlepie postal numismatic cover features a pictorial envelope with the Snugglepot and Cuddlepie stamp from the Children’s Bush Classics stamp issue and a coin from the Royal Australian Mint. Available from Australia Post online and instore.