|Commemorative Issue 200608A - Independence |
The first stamp issue of the Republic of Capricornia, from 2006-08-01, consisting of 2 stamps valued 500 and 1000 Capricornian Shillings, celebrates the Declaration of Indepence of the Republic of Capricornia. The stamps show Glebe Point in Sydney, the Landing Place of the First Australian Expedition in 1993. The diagonal texts are lines from patriotic songs. On the margins, and on the top right corner of the stamps, the Flag of the Republic of Capricornia is displayed.
The second issue, from 2006-08-16, issued as definitives, consists of 4 stamps valued at 100, 200, 500 and 1000 Capricornian Shillings. All stamps depict Uluru, the symbol and holiest place of Australia. Again, the Flag of the Republic of Capricornia is displayed on the margins and on the top right corner of the stamps. The 100 / 200 and 500 / 1000 CSh stamps were issued as double sheets, ie combination pairs with a decorative field between them exist.