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24 January 2003
2/2003
Commemorative Issue

Australian Legends - Tennis

Australia
The recipients of the 2003 Australia Day, Australian Legends Award and the subjects of this year

Margaret Court MBE  

Margaret Court MBE

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Margaret Court MBE with her Wimbledon trophy after winning the title in 1965.

Margaret Court MBE  

Margaret Court MBE

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Margaret Court MBE in action hitting one of her powerful forehands.

Rod Laver MBE  

Rod Laver MBE

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Rod Laver MBE holding his 1969 Wimbledon trophy after winning the title for the fourth time.

Rod Laver MBE  

Rod Laver MBE

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Rod Laver MBE in action about to hit a backhand, his favourite and most lethal shot.

Technical Information

Issue date........................24 January 2003
Denominations ................Four x 50c
Designer ........................Belinda Marshall, Australia Post
Design Studio
Stamp size (all) ................37.5 x 26 mm
Printer (all) ......................SNP Sprint
Paper
Gummed ....................Tullis Russell
Self-adhesive ..............JAC B100
Printing process ..............Lithography
Perforations ....................13.86 x 14.6
Sheet layout ....................Sheets of 50, two panes of 25
Special features ..............Design in gutter
National postmark............Kooyong VIC 3144
copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.
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