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Port Adelaide Magpies

Port Adelaide Envelope from the 1950s.

  125th Anniversary Port Adelaide 1994 cover

250 Covers were issued to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of the Port Adelaide Football Club. It is postmarked with the PO Port Adelaide permanent pictorial Postmark (PMP 251) issued on the 10th July 1986 showing the Port Adelaide Lighthouse. The cover is shown above. It contained an insert detailing its premierships and Magary Medalists.

Even after Ports admission to the AFL as the Power they still played in SANFL and made the Grand Final in 1997 being defeated by Norwood  but won their 35th Premiership in 1998 and the 36th Back-to-back in 1999.

On the 19th September 1997 50 Covers with a cinderella stamp and Postmark were released by Havilah Enterprises to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Ports 1977 Grand Final Win.

On the 20th February 1998 100 Covers were released by Havilah Enterprises to commemorate the the naming of Port's Hall of Fame First Eighteen. Eight further members were inducted in on the 5the April 2002. They were Craig Bradley, Brian Cunningham, Scott Hodges, "Brick" Hoffman, Tim Evans, Tim Ginever, Harry Kneebone and Greg Phillips.

On the 18th September 1998  50  sets of three Covers were also released by Havilah Enterprises to commemorate Ports 1962, 1963 and 1965 Grand Final Wins.

On the 17th September 1999  a set of three Covers was released to commemorate Ports 1979, 1980 and 1981 Grand Final Wins.

On the 12th August 2000 Havilah Enterprises released a cover to commemorate Ports three premierships in a row for 1988-89-90.

"The Greatest Team of the Greatest Club" from 1870 to 2000 was announced at the Adelaide Convention centre on the 16th June 2001.

  The Greatest Team of the Greatest Club cover

On the 22nd June 2002 the Port Adelaide 1992 Premiership Team celebrated its win over Glenelg in 1992.
A cover by First Class Collectibles was released to commemorate the event. Individual players were also remembered on covers. They were Mark Williams, Greg Phillips Russell Boyd and George Fiocchi