Special stamp and postmark pack celebrates Melba's 150th birthday
Secure your own piece of Melba philatelic history and purchase a Lilydale & District Historical Society's commemorative pack of three specially postmarked envelopes:
- Australia Post Melba First Day Cover released on May 10, 2011.
- Full colour envelope featuring the Shire of Lillydale Illuminated Address with the Dame Nellie Melba Lilydale postmark of The Barber of Seville dated May 19, 1995 (the year it was launched).
- Full colour envelope featuring the clock tower above the stables at Coombe Cottage carrying the new Melba stamp and the Lilydale Barber of Seville postmark dated May 19, 2011 - Melba's 150th birthday.
Only 100 packs of these three envelopes will be available. The cost is $10 each pack plus $5.00 postage and handling. To order a pack call Lorraine Smith on 03 9735 1104.