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Queen Elizabeth II Pre-Decimal Stamps
1952-1962

NOTE
Perforations are to the nearest quarter gauge
 Last updated: 4 April, 2020
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KGVI Stamp Issues B-W's QEII 2019 (4th Edition) Catalogue Stamp Shades
Second Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree
1952

286A - 3½d. Maroon
286B - 3½d. Deep Maroon
Produce Food for Export
1953


287 - 3d. Green "Butter"
288 - 3d. Green "Wheat"
289 - 3d. Green "Beef"
290 - 3½d. Scarlet "Butter"
291 - 3½d. Scarlet "Wheat"
292 - 3½d. Scarlet "Beef"
1d Purple Queen Elizabeth II
1953-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1953-1959
293A - 1d. Purple
293A - 1d. Pale Purple
2½d Blue Queen Elizabeth II
1953-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1954-1960
294A - 2½d. Blue
294B - 2½d. Pale Blue
294C - 2½d. Deep Violet-Blue
3d Green Queen Elizabeth II
1953-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1953-1959

295A - 3d. Green
295B - 3d. Dull Green
3½d Carmine-Red Queen Elizabeth II
1953-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1953-1959

C of A Wmk.
296A
- 3½d. Carmine-Red
296B - 3½d. Bright Carmine-Red
No wmk.
297A - 3½d. Carmine-Red
297B - 3½d. Pale Carmine-Red
6½d Orange Queen Elizabeth II
1953-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1954-1960

C of A Wmk.
298A
- 6½d. Orange
298B - 6½d. Pale Orange
No wmk.
299
- 6½d. Orange 
Coronation of Elizabeth II
1953
300 - 3½d. Carmine-Red
301 - 7½d. Violet
302 - 2/-. Grey-Green
Young Farmers' Clubs
1953
303 - 3½d. Red-Brown & Green
Tasmanian Sesquicentenary
1953
304 - 3½d. Maroon
305 - 3½d. Maroon
306 - 2/-. Emerald
Tasmanian Stamp Centenary
1953
307 - 3d. Rose-Red
Royal Visit
1954
308    - 3½d. Carmine-Red
309A - 7½d. Violet (white paper)
309B - 7½d. Dull Violet (cream paper)
310    - 2/-. Grey-Green
Centenary of Australia's First Telegraph Line
1954
311 - 3½d. Rose-Red
40th Anniversary of Red Cross in Australia
1954

312 - 3½d. Ultramarine & Red
Western Australia Stamp Centenary
1954
313 - 3½d. Black
Railway Centenary
1954
314A - 3½d. Red-Brown (type A)
314B - 3½d. Red-Brown (type B)
314C - 3½d. Deep Red-Brown (type A)
314D - 3½d. Deep Red-Brown (type B)
Australian Antarctica Research Expeditions
1954
315 - 3½d. Black
Olympic Games Publicity
1954-1955
316 - 2/-. Deep Blue
317 - 2/-. Bluish Green
50th Anniversary of Rotary International
1955
318 - 3½d. Claret
4d Claret Queen Elizabeth II
1957-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1957-1959

Sheet stamps.
319A
- 4d. Claret
319B - 4d. Pale Claret
Booklet stamps.
320 - 4d. Claret
7½d Violet Queen Elizabeth II
1957-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1957-1960

321 - 7½d. Violet
10d Blue Queen Elizabeth II
1957-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1957-1966

322A - 10d. Grey-Blue
322B - 10d. Turquoise-Blue
1/0½d Violet-Blue Queen Elizabeth II
1957-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1955-1959

323 - 1/0½d. Dull Violet-Blue
1/7d Red-Brown Queen Elizabeth II
1957-1959 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1957-1960

324 - 1/7d. Red-Brown
Australian-American Friendship
1955
325 - 3½d Bright Violet-Blue
Pioneers of Coaching
1955

326 - 3½d. Chocolate
327 - 2/-. Red-Brown
Y.M.C.A. Centenary
1955
328A - 3½d. Grey-Green, Red
328B - 3½d. Pale Grey-Green, Red
Florence Nightingale's Nursing Service
1955
329 - 3½d. Reddish Violet
South Australian Stamp Centenary
1955
330A - 3½d. Bright Green
330B - 3½d. Deep Bright Green
Centenary of Responsible Government
1956
331A - 3½d. Lake (type A)
331B - 3½d. Lake (type B)
331C - 3½d. Deep Lake (type A)
331D - 3½d. Deep Lake (type B)
Olympic Games
1956
332A - 4d. Carmine-Lake (type A)
332B - 4d. Carmine-Lake (type B)
333    - 7½d. Blue
334    - 1/-. Brown, Blue, Green, Yellow
335    - 2/-. Light Blue, Yellow, Greyish Violet, Rose
 South Australian Responsible Government Centenary
1957
336A - 4d. Red-Brown (type A)
336B - 4d. Red-Brown (type B)
Royal Flying Doctor Service
1957-1960
337A - 7d. Blue
337B - 7d. Bright Blue
Christmas
1957
338 - 3½d. Red
339 - 4d. Purple
First QANTAS Around the World Flight
1958
340 - 2/-. Deep Blue
Australian War Memorial
1958-1961
341 - 5½d. Brown-Red
342 - 5½d. Brown-Red
30th Anniversary of First Trans-Tasman Flight
1958
343 - 8d. Blue
75th Anniversary of Broken Hill
1958
344 - 4d. Sepia
Christmas
1958
345A - 3½d. Scarlet
345B - 3½d. Brown-Scarlet
346    - 4d. Reddish Violet
1d Purple Queen Elizabeth II
1959-1966 Definitive
1959-1966

347A - 1d. Slate-Purple
347B - 1d. Slate-Grey
347C - 1d. Dull Purple
347D - 1d. Bright Purple-Violet
347E  - 1d. Purple
2d Brown Queen Elizabeth II
1959-1966 Definitive
1962-1966

Ordinary paper.
348A
- 2d. Reddish Brown
348B - 2d. Pale Brown
Helecon paper.
349 - 2d. Pale Brown
3d Blue-Green Queen Elizabeth II
1959-1966 Definitive
1959-1966

Ordinary paper.
350A
- 3d. Blue-Green
350B - 3d. Dull Blue-Green
Helecon paper.
351
    - 3d. Dull Blue-Green
3½d Dark Green Queen Elizabeth II
1959-1966 Definitive
1959-1960

352 - 3½d. Dark Green
4d Lake Queen Elizabeth II
1959-1966 Definitive
1959-1960

Sheet stamps.
353A
- 4d. Lake (type A)
353B - 4d. Lake (type B)
Booklet stamps.
354 - 4d. Lake
5d Deep Blue Queen Elizabeth II
1959-1966 Definitive
1959-1963

Sheet stamps.
355A
- 5d. Deep Blue (type A)
355B- 5d. Deep Blue (type B)
Booklet stamps.
356A
- 5d. Deep Blue
356B - 5d. Blue
6d Banded Anteater
1959-1966 Animal Definitive
1960-1964

357A - 6d. Brown
357B - 6d. Reddish Brown
8d Tiger Cat
1959-1966 Animal Definitive
1960-1966

Ordinary paper - 1st master plate.
358(I)A
- 8d. Red-Brown
358(I)B - 8d. Brown
Ordinary paper - 2nd master plate.
358(II)A - 8d. Red-Brown
358(II)B
- 8d. Light Brown
Helecon paper.
359A/B
- 8d. Dull Red-Brown
9d Kangaroos
1959-1966 Animal Definitive
1959-1964

360A - 9d. Sepia
360B - 9d. Pale Sepia
11d Rabbit Bandicoot
1959-1966 Animal Definitive
1961-1966

Ordinary paper.
361
- 11d. Deep Blue
Helecon paper.
362A
- 11d. Dull Indigo
362B - 11d. Dull Grey-Blue
362C - 11d. Deep Dull Blue
1/- Platypus
1959-1966 Animal Definitive
1959-1961

363A - 1/-. Deep Dull Green
363B - 1/-. Deep Green
1/2d Tasman Tiger
1959-1966 Animal Definitive
1962-1966

Ordinary paper.
364A
- 1/2d. Purple
364B - 1/2d. Light Purple
364C
- 1/2d. Deep Purple
Helecon paper.
365A/B
- 1/2d. Pale Dull Purple
365C/D - 1/2d. Deep Purple
1/6d Christmas Bells
1959-1966 Flower Definitive
1960-1964

366 - 1/6d. Carmine on Yellow
2/- Flannel Flowers
1959-1966 Flower Definitive
1959-1965

367 - 2/-. Blue
2/3d Wattle (Yellow Paper)
1959-1966 Flower Definitive
1959-1964

368 - 2/3d. Green on Yellow
2/3d Wattle (White Paper)
1959-1966 Flower Definitive
1964-1966

Ordinary paper.
369
- 2/3d. Bright Yellow-Green
Helecon paper.
370A/B
- 2/3d. Dull Yellow-Green
2/5d Banksia
1959-1966 Flower Definitive
1960-1964

371 - 2/5d. Brown on Yellow
3/- Waratah
1959-1966 Flower Definitive
1959-1965

372 - 3/-. Rose-Red
5/- Cattle Industry
1959-1966 Definitive
1961-1964

373A - 5/-. Purple-Brown (cream paper)
373B - 5/-. Reddish Brown (cream paper)
373C - 5/-. Bright Brown-Red (white paper)
150th Anniversary of the Post Office in Australia
1959
374 - 4d. Indigo
Centenary of Self Government in Queensland
1959
375 - 4d. Green, Violet
Christmas
1959
376 - 5d. Reddish Violet
50th Anniversary of the Girl Guide Movement
1960
377 - 5d. Deep Ultramarine
Centenary of Northern Territory Exploration
1960
378A - 5d. Magenta (type I)
378B - 5d. Magenta (type Ia)
378C - 5d. Magenta (type II)
100th Melbourne Cup
1960
379 - 5d. Sepia
Queensland Stamp Centenary
1960
380 - 5d. Deep Green
Christmas
1960
381 - 5d. Carmine-Lake
1/- Colombo Plan
1961
Ordinary Paper
382A
- 1/- Red-Brown
382B - 1/- Deep Red-Brown
Helecon Paper
383    - 1/- Dull Red-Brown
Dame Nellie Melba
1961
384A - 5d. Deep Bright Blue (cream paper)
384B - 5d. Bright Blue (white paper)
384C - 5d. Deep Ultramarine (cream paper)
Christmas
1961
385 - 5d. Brown
Centenary of Stuart's Overland Crossing
1962
386A - Carmine-Lake (type 1)
386A - Carmine-Lake (type 2)
50th Anniversary of the Australian Inland Mission
1962
387 - 5d. Yellow, Red, Blue, Black
Country Women's Association World Conference
1962
388 - 5d. Deep Green
Christmas
1962
389 - 5d. Violet
7th British Empire and Commonwealth Games
1962
390 - 5d. Red, Green, Yellow, Blue, Black
391 - 2/3d. Red, Blue, Green, Black
Royal Visit
1963
392 - 5d. Green
393 - 2/3d. Maroon
50th Anniversary of Canberra
1963
394 - 5d. Deep Blue-Green
Red Cross Centenary
1963
395A - 5d. Red, Grey, Grey-Blue
395B - 5d. Red, Grey, Dark Blue
50th Anniversary of the First Crossing of the Blue Mountains
1963
396    - 5d. Blue
Export Awareness Campaign
1963
397    - 5d. Bright Red
5d Green Queen Elizabeth II
1963-1966 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1963-1965
Sheet Stamps, Ordinary Paper.
398
- 5d. Green
Sheet Stamps, Helecon Paper.
399 - 5d. Green
Booklet Stamps
400 - 5d. Green
5d Red Queen Elizabeth II
1963-1966 Queen Elizabeth II Definitive
1965-1966
Sheet Stamps, Ordinary Paper.
401
- 5d. Red
Sheet Stamps, Helecon in Ink.
402 - 5d. Red
Booklet Stamps.
403 - 5d. Red
4/- Abel Tasman
1963-1966 Navigator Definitive
1963-1966

404A - 4/-. Blue
404B - 4/-. Dull Blue
5/- William Dampier
1963-1966 Navigator Definitive
1964-1966

405    - 5/-. Red-Brown
7/6d James Cook
1963-1966 Navigator Definitive
1964-1966

406    - 7/6d. Olive-Green
10/- Matthew Flinders
1963-1966 Navigator Definitive
1964-1966

407A - 10/-. Maroon (cream paper)
407B - 10/-. Maroon (white paper)
£1 George Bass
1963-1966 Navigator Definitive
1964-1966

408A - £1. Purple (cream paper)
408B - £1. Purple (white paper)
£2 Phillip Parker King
1963-1966 Navigator Definitive
1964-1966

409    - £2. Blackish Brown
Christmas
1963
410    - 5d. Blue
Opening of the Trans-Pacific Telephone Cable
1963
411    - 2/3d. Light Blue, Red, Dark Blue, Black
6d Yellow-Tailed Thornbill
1964-1966 Bird Definitive
1964-1966

Ordinary Paper.
412
- 6d. Brown, Yellow, Bluish Green, Black
Helecon Paper.

413
-  6d. Brown, Yellow, Emerald- Green, Black
9d Black-Backed Magpie
1964-1966 Bird Definitive
1964-1966

Ordinary Paper.
414
- 9d. Pale Green, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Black
Helecon Paper.
415
- 9d. Yellow-Green, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Black
1/6d Galah
1964-1966 Bird Definitive
1964-1966

Ordinary Paper.
416
- 1/6d. Grey, Pink, Black, Dull Purple
Helecon Paper.
417
- 1/6d. Grey, Dull Pink, Dark Grey, Deep Dull Purple
2/- Golden Whistler
1964-1966 Bird Definitive
1965-1966

418 - 2/-. Deep Pink, Yellow, Grey, Black
2/5d Blue Wren
1964-1966 Bird Definitive
1964-1966

White Paper.
419
- 2/5d. Grey, Bright Blue, Grey-Black, Yellow-Orange
Cream Paper.
420
- 2/5d. Grey, Bright Blue, Grey-Black, Orange-Brown
2/6d Scarlet Robin
1964-1966 Bird Definitive
1965-1966

421 - 2/6d. Light Grey, Green, Scarlet, Black
3/- Straw-Necked Ibis
1964-1966 Bird Definitive
1965-1966

422A - 3/-. Buff, Red, Yellow-Green, Black
422B - 3/-. Buff, Red, Green, Black
50th Anniversary of the First Airmail
1964
423    - 5d. Sage-Green
424    - 2/3d. Red
Christmas
1964
425A - 5d. Buff, Red, Blue, Black
425B - 5d. Buff, Red, Deep Blue, Black
50th Anniversary of Anzac Landing at Gallipoli
1965
426A - 5d. Khaki
426B
- 5d. Pale Khaki
427A
 - 8d. Deep Dull Blue
427B  - 8d. Deep Blue
428    - 2/3d. Maroon
International Telecommunications Union Centenary
1965
429A - 5d. Orange, Brown, Deep Blue, Black
429B - 5d. Orange, Brown, Dull Blue, Black
Sir Winston Churchill
1965
Ordinary Paper.
430
- 5d. Light Blue, Light Grey, Black, Dark Grey
Helecon Paper.
431
- 5d. Light Blue, Light Grey, Black, Dark Grey
General Sir John Monash
1965
432 - 5d. Yellow, Tan, Red, Black
Lawrence Hardgrave
1965
433 - 5d. Sepia, Yellow-Brown, Purple, Black
International Co-operation Year
1965
434 - 2/3d. Blue, Dark Green
Christmas
1965
435 - 5d. Brown, Blue, Black, Gold

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