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PART 2 - DECIMAL CURRENCY BOOKLETS.

14th February 1966.

60c booklet containing 15 x 4c Red, Queen Elizabeth,
unwatermarked stamps with helecon in ink.
Three panes of five stamps plus slogan label.
The same slogan Registered Post is Safest for your Gifts.

On the back cover and printed in blue ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition V67/1.
in three lines.

This copy contains the tropical interleaves.

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Revision of Postal Rates October 1st 1967.

29th September 1967.

50c booklet, with overprinted cover containing 10 x 5c on 4c Red, Queen Elizabeth,
unwatermarked stamps with helecon ink.
Two panes of five stamps plus slogan label.
The same slogan Send Money Securely by Money Order Service
on both panes. This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

On the back cover and printed in blue ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition V67/2.
in three lines.

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29th September 1967.

$1 booklet, with overprinted cover, containing 20 x 5c on 4c Red, Queen Elizabeth,
unwatermarked stamps with helecon ink, as above.
Four panes of five stamps plus slogan label.
The same slogan Send Money Securely by Money Order Service
on all panes. This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

On the back cover and printed in blue ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition V67/2.
in three lines.

On this copy the third interleaf is blank.

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29th September 1967.

$1 booklet, with permanent cover, containing 20 x 5c on 4c Red, Queen Elizabeth,
unwatermarked stamps with helecon ink, as in previous booklet.
Four panes of five stamps plus slogan label.
The same slogan Registered Post is Safest for your Gifts.
on all panes. This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

On the back cover and printed in blue ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition V67/3.
in three lines.

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29th September 1967.

50c booklet, with permanent cover, containing 10 x 5c Blue, Queen Elizabeth,
unwatermarked stamps on helecon paper.
Two panes of five stamps plus slogan label.
The same slogan Use Postal Orders for Small Sums of Money.
on both panes. This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

These booklets were for sale through vending machines.

On the back cover and printed in blue ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia.
in two lines.

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29th September 1967.

$1 booklet, with permanent cover, containing 20 x 5c Blue, Queen Elizabeth,
unwatermarked stamps on helecon paper.
Four panes of five stamps plus slogan label.
The same slogan Use Postal Orders for Small Sums of Money.
on all panes. This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

On the back cover and printed in blue ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition V67/3.
in three lines.

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Famous Australians (First Booklet)

This consists of four panes with a different portrait and of five stamps and title tab. Engraved and recess printed at Note Printing Branch, Reserve Bank of Australia, on helecon paper previously lithographed in pale pastel colour. Total 8,180,800 booklets.

6th November 1968.

$1 booklet, containing 20 x 5c stamps.
Four panes of five stamps plus Title label.
Caroline Chisholm, deep purple on mauve.
Edgeworth David, deep green on pale green,
Albert Namatjira, brown on buff,
A. B. (Banjo) Paterson, blue-black on pale blue,

This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

On the back cover and printed in blue ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition G68/3.
in three lines.

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Australian Prime Ministers (First Booklet)

Similar in set-up to the Famous Australians' booklet, the portraits of the first four Prime Ministers of the Commonwealth of Australia are by Mr. John Santry of Sydney. Engraved and recess printed at Note Printing Branch, Reserve Bank of Australia, in Dark Blue on helecon paper previously lithographed in pale green.

22nd October 1969.

$1 booklet, containing 20 x 5c stamps.
Four panes of five stamps plus Title label.
Sir Edmund Barton,
Alfred Deakin,
J.C. Watson,
Sir George Reid

This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

On the back cover and printed in bronze ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition V70/2.
in three lines.

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Famous Australians (Second Booklet)

Similar in set-up to the first F.A. booklet. Portraits by Artists of the Note Printing Branch.

This consists of four panes with a different portrait and of five stamps and title tab. Engraved and recess printed at Note Printing Branch, Reserve Bank of Australia, on helecon paper previously lithographed in pale pastel colour.

16th November 1970.

$1.20 booklet, containing 20 x 5c stamps.
Four panes of five stamps plus Title label.
Duigan Bros.
Lachlan Macquarie.
Adam Lindsay Gordon.
Edward John Eyre.

This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

On the back cover and printed in black ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition V70/3.
in three lines.

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16th November 1970.

60c booklet for use in vending machines, containing 10 x 6c stamps.
Two panes of five stamps plus Title label.
Duigan Bros.
Lachlan Macquarie.

This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

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16th November 1970.

60c booklet for use in vending machines, containing 10 x 6c stamps.
Two panes of five stamps plus Title label.
Adam Lindsay Gordon.
Edward John Eyre.

This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

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Australian Prime Ministers (Second Booklet)

Similar in set-up to the first P. M's. booklet.

8th March 1972.

$1.40 booklet, containing 20 x 7c stamps.
Four panes of five stamps plus Title label.
Andrew Fisher,
Joseph Cook,
W.M. Hughes,
S.M. Bruce,

This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

On the back cover and printed in black ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition V71/3.
in three lines.

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8th March 1972.

$1.40 booklet, as above.but with tropical interleaves and On the back cover and printed in black ink there is the notation
Printers; Letterpress Pty. Ltd. Hindmarsh, South Australia. Edition G72/1.
in three lines and printed further down the cover.

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8th March 1972.

70c booklet for use in vending machines, containing 10 x 7c stamps.
Two panes of five stamps plus Title label.
Fisher.
Hughes.

This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

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8th March 1972.

70c booklet for use in vending machines, containing 10 x 7c stamps.
Two panes of five stamps plus Title label.
Cook.
Bruce.

This copy does not contain the tropical interleaves.

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When stocks of the last type of booklet were exhausted, towards May 1973,
it was announced that production of stamp booklets had ceased.

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