2003 Rugby World Cup
David Kirby Sportsworld Commemorative Covers

All Covers on this page were commissioned exclusively for David Kirby Sportsworld

Opening Match & Ceremony - Australia v Argentina       $7.50
Features the logo of all 20 competing countries plus the Webb Ellis Trophy.
Postmarked with the Sydney Philatelic Sales Centre impression, featuring the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Set of 11 different Group Matches       $82.50
These 11 matches were spread throughout the tournament, dating from 15 October to 1 November.
They encompass eight venues with ten different postmarks, all but one being pictorial.
Nineteen of the twenty competing countries are included - Argentina is featured on the Opening Match cover.

2003 Rugby World Cup Final - Australia v England       $7.50
Includes the the logos of the 4 semi finalists & the semi final results.
Postmarked with the Sydney Coin, Note & Stamp Show impression of a rugby ball with players & goal posts.

Set of all 13 individual Match Covers listed above       $97.50

Only 50 of these Full Sets, numbered on the reverse, were produced.

Set of 3 Souvenir Sheet FDCs       $25.00
On 8 October Australia Post released a number of stamps and products to commemorate the World Cup.
These three First Day Covers feature the Souvenir Sheets that are included within the prestige booklet.
Australia Post did not issue FDCs for these sheetlets, therefore this is a unique offering.
Production was limited to strictly 60 sets, which are numbered on the reverse.
The covers are postmarked with the official Sydney FDC impression featuring the 2003 World Cup logo.

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