Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Arts and Crafts/Stamps (Australia)

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Stamps (Australia)
Arts and Crafts
South Pacific Division
Skill Level 2
Year of Introduction: 1933

1. Relate briefly the story of the beginning of the postal service in your country.[edit | edit source]

2. Tell of the origin of the city delivery service and the extent of its development.[edit | edit source]

3. Tell the story of the rural mail service and what it has meant to the people residing in the country.[edit | edit source]

4. How is the history of your country told in postage stamps?[edit | edit source]

5. What are the standard rates for air mail, surface mail, domestic and foreign?[edit | edit source]

6. Give the parcel post rates on one kilogram for the first five zones.[edit | edit source]

7. Make a collection of at least one thousand stamps (no stamp alike).[edit | edit source]

8. Properly classify these stamps[edit | edit source]

a. as to country[edit | edit source]

b. series; that is, according to year and design.[edit | edit source]

9. Mount stamps correctly in a stamp album.[edit | edit source]

10. Have a collection of at least twenty five stamps on one of the following Biblical themes[edit | edit source]

a. birth of Christ[edit | edit source]

b. death of Christ[edit | edit source]

11. Relate the theme presented in the stamps, by expressing in an essay of one hundred words how this theme affects your life.[edit | edit source]