Christmas 2017 – Australia #669 (1977)

Australia Post itself admits that the iconic “Surfing Santa” stamp (Scott #669), released on October 31, 1977, might just be Australia’s most controversial stamp. The design is one of my favorites as I live on a tropical island where snowy images on stamps leave me, well, a bit cold. I see it as a sort of precursor to the wonderfully whimsical holiday issues released by … Continue reading Christmas 2017 – Australia #669 (1977)