AC/DC commemorated on Australian Postage Stamp
Posted on 31 Jan 2013
Australia Post honoured AC/DC this month, by issuing a Back in Black album cover postage stamp to commemorate the bands 2013 Australia Post Australian Legends award.
Recognised for their influence and impact on music in Australia, and for taking Australian music to the world's stage AC/DC join 9 other legends of Australian music as recipients the award. Other artists include Paul Kelly, Cold Chisel, INXS and Men At Work.
The 2013 Australia Post Australian Legends were honoured at official Australia Day events across the country last week where they were presented with a 24-carat gold replica of their stamp.
The Legends Award began 15 years ago when Sir Donald Bradman was the first living Australian to be honoured on an Australian stamp. Prior to that, the only living people honoured on our nation's stamps were members of the royal family.
The Legends will feature on 10 x 60c stamps, a stamp pack, first day cover and set of maxi cards along with a commemorative book titled Australian Legends of Music written by renowned music historian Ed Nimmervol.