Pre Stamped Envelope – Australia – Rum Rebellion

Pre Stamped Envelope – Australia – Rum Rebellion

Australia issued a 27c Pre Stamped Envelope on 26 Jan 1983 to Commemorate the 175th Anniversary of  Rum Rebellion. The Potrait of William Bligh appears in the Stamp area . He was the Lt Governor of New South Wales on 26 Jan 1808 and was trying to curb trafficking in Rum. On the envelope is a painting showing the Rebel Leader Major Johnston announcing arrest of Governor Bligh.