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08 July 2003
9/2003
Commemorative Issue

Genetics 1953-2003

Australia
This special issue of two stamps marks the 50th meeting of the Genetics Society of Australia and world wide celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the discovery of DNA. Both events coincide with the International Congress of Genetics

DNA double helix  

DNA double helix

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This design is the artist

Kangaroo chromosomes  

Kangaroo chromosomes

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This stamp depicts kangaroo chromosomes during cell division. Chromosomes

Technical Information

Issue date........................8 July 2003
Denominations ................Two x 50c
Designer ........................Rod Oliver, Fragile Design
Stamp size ......................37.5 x 26 mm
Perforations ....................13.86 x 14.6
Printer ............................SNP Sprint
Paper..............................Tullis Russell
Printing process ..............Lithography
Sheet layout ....................Modules of 50, two panes of 25
Special features ..............Design in gutter
National postmark ..........Melbourne VIC 3000
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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