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02 September 2003
13/2003
Commemorative Issue

High Court Centenary 1903-2003

Australia
The High Court

The court  

The court

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The $1.45 stamp, with its bold typography and colours, reminds us of the court

Sir Samuel Griffith, first Chief Justice of the High Court  

Sir Samuel Griffith, first Chief Justice of the High Court

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The 50c stamp features a portrait of the first Chief Justice of the High Court, Sir Samuel Griffith juxtaposed with the Constitutional text that made provision for the High Court in 1901. The text reads in part:

Technical Information

Issue date ...................... 2 September 2003
Denominations................ One x 50c, one x $1.45
Designer ........................ Janet Boschen, Australia Post Design Studio
Stamp size (all) ............... 37.5 x 26 mm
Perforations (all) ............. 13.86 x 14.6
Printer ........................... SNP Sprint
Paper............................. Tullis Russell
Printing process.............. Lithography
Sheet layout ................... Sheets of 50 in two panes of 25
National postmark........... Canberra ACT 2600
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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