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125th Anniversary

To honour the occasion four matches were designated "125th Anniversary Matches". They were VFA Clubs Port Melbourne v Prahan at Port Melbourne, an interstate match West Australia v Victoria in Perth, the two oldest Football clubs Melbourne v Geelong at the MCG and the Victorian Country Football League v the Victorian Amateur Football Association at Ballarat.
1983 125th Aniversary Cover
Cover with 27c Commonwealth Day issue of 9th March 1983 and 125th Anniversary Commemorative postmark (PM 1050) of the 10th July 1983. 21,665 cancels were applied to this VFL Souvenir Cover as well as to other private covers, including the Silk "Sterling" Cover below.

1974 125th Aniversary - Tom Wills

A set of covers of famous footballers including Malcolm Blight, Robbie Flower, Ron Barrassi, Peter Hudson, Barry Cable, Kevin Bartlett, Graham "Poly" Farmer, Lou Richards and Bobbie Skilton on the 27c Vic Pink Heath PSE.