New issue celebrates kitsch landmarks
Australia Post have issued five new stamps featuring some of the large roadside replicas that can be found scattered across the country.
These former advertising billboards have been immortalised on new 50c stamps by Reg Mombassa, New Zealand born artist, musician and founder member of pop group Mental As Anything. The five stamps are as follows:
50c stamp - Big Banana, Coffs Harbour, NSW
50c stamp - Big Pineapple, Nambour, QLD
50c stamp - Big Merino, Goulburn, NSW
50c stamp - Big Lobster, Kingston SE, SA
50c stamp - Big Golden Guitar, Tamworth, NSW
First day covers, stamp packs, maxicards, postcards and cheque books are also available.