Australia 2004 Australian Gold Medalists at 2004 Summer Olympics, Athens

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  • Issue Date : August 2004
  • Designed by : Lisa Christensen
  • Printed by : SNP Sprint
  • Print Process : Lithography
  • Perforations : 14¼
  • Dimensions: 35mm x 35mm
  • Format: Sheets of 10


Description[edit]

This set of issues were released to celebrate the Gold Medalists for the 2004 Olympic Games. Each stamp was issued 2 or 3 days after the medal was awarded.


Stamps[edit]

50c Ian Thorpe
400m freestyle
Issued: 16 August
50c Women's Team
4x100 freestyle relay
Issued: 16 August
50c Sara Carrigan
Road race
Issued: 17 August
50c Petria Thomas
100m butterfly
Issued: 17 August
50c Suzanne Balogh
Trap shooting
Issued: 18 August
50c Ian Thorpe
200m freestyle
Issued: 18 August
50c Jodie Henry
100m freestyle
Issued: 23 August
50c Anna Meares
500m time trial
Issued: 23 August
50c James Tomkins and Drew Ginn
Rowing pair
Issued: 23 August
50c Grant Hackett
1500m freestyle
Issued: 23 August
50c Women's Team
4x100m medley relay
Issued: 23 August
50c Chantelle Newbery
10m platform
Issued: 24 August
50c Men's Team
4000m team pursuit
Issued: 25 August
50c Ryan Bayley
Individual sprint
Issued: 26 August
50c Graeme Brown and Stuart O'Grady
Madison
Issued: 27 August
50c Ryan Bayley
Keirin
Issued: 27 August
50c Men's Team
Field hockey
Issued: 30 August

Miniature Sheet[edit]

This miniature sheet was only available in the 2004 Australia Post annual collection.

Miniature Sheet of 17

First Day Covers[edit]

A national first day of issue postmark was not produced. Instead, Australia Post produced local first day of issue postmarks that were available in the following post offices:

Canberra ACT 2600 Brisbane QLD 4000 National Philatelic Centre VIC 3000
Sydney NSW 2000 Pacific Fair QLD 4218 Melbourne (GPO) VIC 3000
Parramatta NSW 2150 Maroochydore QLD 4558 The Glen Glen Waverley VIC 3150
Newcastle NSW 2300 Adelaide SA 5000 Geelong VIC 3220
Chatswood NSW 2067 Hobart TAS 7000 Perth WA 6000

Note: Per Australia Post, the first day of issue for a stamp is the date that stamp is first available from that outlet, not the day the medal is won, or the date of the medal ceremony.


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