The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable).Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.See details for additional description.
The story of Australia's postal services w two hundred years old is the story of Australia itself. At first, a small huddle of colonists awaited letters from England, which most of them regarded as home'. Later, as settlers dispersed, letters kept people in touch with each other over vast distances and difficult terrain. Over the years soldiers wrote back reassuringly from battlefields abroad; lovers shared intimacies; and new waves of immigrants urged those they had left behind to follow them in making a home in a strange land. Australia Post's history mirrors the story of evolving transportation of the earliest sailing ships carrying their precious packages of letters, of steamers, of Cobb + Co coaches, of the expansion of the railways and the great aviation pioneers. It is a story of evolving techlogy too from the creation of the great Overland Telegraph to modern mail sorting, from posties on horseback to present-day motor-cycled deliverers and Express Post whisked across the country by jet. Australia's first postmaster, the ex convict Isaac Nichols, operated out of a private house on the corner of Sydney's George Street and Circular Quay. His first batch of mail com