Fleetwood – 1980 – Dogs

The first day of issue for the Dog set was 20 FEB 1980. There are 6 covers for this series, one for each single stamp and a cover for the whole set. Tough to find.

20c Dingo

25c Border Collie

35c Australian Terrier

50c Australian Cattle Dog

55c Australian Kelpie

Set of 5 stamps / “Australian Dogs” (cachet)

I’d like to buy another set (or even singles) of these, if anyone has some for sale or swap please let me know 🙂

Some more information about the artist Marg Towt from the Unicover website:

Marg Towt, Australian, 1948-

Raised on her family’s land 30 miles north of Melbourne, Australia, Margaret Towt was always interested in art. She studied graphic design at the Preston Institute of Technology and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, graduating in 1971.

After earning her diploma, Towt worked as a freelance designer and also as an artist for professional studios. In time, she and two associates created Graphic Connection, a design agency in Melbourne, Australia, specializing in advertising, design and illustration. Since its inception, Graphic Connection has developed a client base that includes government departments, advertising agencies and some of Australia’s leading corporations.

Towt has won numerous awards for her designs, in a variety of categories, of which she especially enjoys stamp design and children’s books. Towt belongs to the Artist Member of the Society of Wildlife Artists of Australasia, and Artist Member of Illustrators Association of Australia.