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King George VI Stamps

LISTED BY YEAR


1937-1952



Last updated: 18 February 2021
  
1937 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
King George VI Definitives
1 May 1937
1
stamp
1d.  Queen Elizabeth, Die 1
2
stamp
2d.  King George VI, Die 1
 
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 1d. Green Queen Elizabeth
2 - 2d. Scarlet King George VI

Zoological Definitives
2 August 1937
3
stamp
6d.  Kookaburra
4
stamp
1/-.  Lyrebird
Sheet Stamps.
3 - 6d. Kookaburra

4 - 1/-. Lyrebird
King George VI Definitives
2 August 1937
5
stamp
3d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
5 - 3d. Blue King George VI 
150th Anniversary of New South Wales
1 October 1937
6
stamp
2d.  Sydney Cove
7
stamp
3d.  Sydney Cove
8
stamp
9d.  Sydney Cove
Sheet Stamps.
6- 2d. Sydney Cove
7 - 3d. Sydney Cove
8 - 9d. Sydney Cove
King George VI Definitives 6
10 December 1941
9
stamp
1d.  Queen Elizabeth, Die 2
10
stamp
1½d.  King George VI
11
stamp
2d.  King George VI, Die 2
12
stamp
3d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
9 - 1d. Red-Brown Queen Elizabeth
10 - 1½d. Green King George VI
11 - 2d. Mauve King George VI
12 - 3d. Brown King George VI

1938 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
Zoological Definitives
2 February 1938
1
stamp
4d.  Koala
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 4d. Koala
Coronation Robes
1 April 1938
2
stamp
5/-.  Coronation Robes
3
stamp
10/-.  Coronation Robes
Sheet Stamps.
2 - 5/-. Coronation Robes
3 - 10/-. Coronation Robes 
King George VI Definitives
20 April 1938
4
stamp
1½d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
4 - 1½d. Red-Brown King George VI
King George VI Definitives
1 August 1938
5
stamp
1d.  Queen Elizabeth
6
stamp
2d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
5 - 1d. Green Queen Elizabeth
6 - 2d. Scarlet King George VI
Zoological Definitives
1 September 1938
7
stamp
9d.  Platypus
Sheet Stamps.
7 - 9d. Platypus
Zoological Definitives
3 October 1938
8
stamp
½d.  Kangaroo
Sheet Stamps.
8 - ½d. Kangaroo

King George VI Definitives
3 October 1938
9
stamp
1/4d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
9 - 1/4d. Magenta King George VI
Coronation Robes
1 November 1938
10
stamp
£1.  Coronation Robes
Sheet Stamps.
10 -  £1. Coronation Robes
Zoological Definitives
1 December 1938
11
stamp
5d.  Merino
Sheet Stamps.
11 - 5d. Merino

1940 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
Australian Imperial Forces
Issued: 15 July 1940
1
stamp
1d.  Green AIF
2
stamp
2d.  Red AIF
3
stamp
3d.  Blue AIF
4
stamp
6d. Brown AIF
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 1d. Green AIF
2 - 2d. Red AIF

3 - 3d. Blue AIF
4 - 6d. Brown AIF

1941 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
Definitive Surcharges
Issued: 10 December 1941
1
stamp
2½d. on 2d.  KGVI
2
stamp
3½d. on 3d.  KGVI
3
stamp
5½d. on 5d.  Merino
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 2½d.Surcharge on 2d. KGVI
2 - 3½d. Surcharge on 3d. KGVI
3 - 5½d. Surcharge on 5d. Marino

King George VI Definitives
10 December 1941
4
stamp
1d.  Queen Elizabeth
5
stamp
1½d.  King George VI
6
stamp
2d.  King George VI
7
stamp
3d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
4 - 1d. Red-Brown Queen Elizabeth
5 - 1½d. Green King George VI
6 - 2d. Mauve King George VI
7 - 3d. Brown King George VI

1942 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
2½d. King George VI
Issued: 1 January 1942
1
stamp
22½d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 2½d. King George VI
5½d. Emu
Issued: 12 February 1942
2
stamp
5½d.  Emu
Sheet Stamps.
2 - 5½d. Emu
KGVI Definitives
3
stamp
3½d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
3 - 3½d. King George VI
1½d. Queen Elizabeth
Issued: 1 December 1942
4
stamp
1½d.  Queen Elizabeth
Sheet Stamps.
4 - 1½d. Queen Elizabeth

1943  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
1d. Queen Elizabeth
Issued: 1 January 1943
1
stamp
1d.  Queen Elizabeth
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 1d. Queen Elizabeth

1944  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
KGVI Definitives
Issued: 10 December 1944
1
stamp
22d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 2d. Purple King George VI

1945 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
Arrival of Duke & Duchess of Gloucester
Issued: 19 February 1945
1
stamp
2½d.  Duke & Duchess of Gloucester
2
stamp
3½d. Duke &  Duchess of Gloucester

stamp
5½d.  Duke & Duchess of Gloucester
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 2½d. Duke & Duchess of Gloucester
2 - 3½d. Duke & Duchess of Gloucester
3 - 5½d. Duke & Duchess of Gloucester

1946 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
Peace
Issued: 18 February 1946
236
stamp
2½d.  Crest & Olive Wreath
237
stamp
3½d.  Flag & Dove
238
stamp
5½d.  Peace 1945
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 2½d. Peace
2 - 3½d. Peace
3 - 5½d. Peace
Centenary of Mitchell's Exploration of Central Queensland
Issued: 14 October 1946
239
stamp
2½d.  Sir Thomas Mitchell
240
stamp
3½d.  Sir Thomas Mitchel
241
stamp
1/-.  Sir Thomas Mitchell
Sheet Stamps.
4 - 2½d. Mitchell's Queensland Exploration
5 - 3½d. Mitchell's Queensland Exploration
6 - 1/-. Mitchell's Queensland Exploration

1947 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
150th Anniversary of Newcastle
Issued: 8 September 1947
1
stamp
2½d.  Capt. Shortland
2
stamp
3½d.  Steel Foundry
3
stamp
 5½d. Coal Crane
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 2½d. Newcastle, NSW
2 - 3½d. Newcastle, NSW
3 - 5½d. Newcastle, NSW
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 20 November 1947
4
stamp
1d.  Wedding of Princess Elizabeth
Sheet Stamps.
4 - 1d. Princess Elizabeth

19488 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
1/3d. Hereford Bull
Issued: 16 February 1948
1
stamp
1/3d.  Hereford Bull
Sheet Stamps.
1 - 1/3d. Hereford Bull

2/-. Aboriginal Art
Issued: 16 February 1948
2
stamp
2/-.  Aboriginal Art
Sheet Stamps.
2 - 2/-. Aboriginal Art
William Farrer
Issued: 12 July 1948
3
stamp
2½d.  Farrer & Wheat Sheaf
Sheet Stamps.
3 - 2½d. William Farrer
Baron Ferdinand Von Mueller
Issued: 13 September 1948
4
stamp
2½d.  Von Mueller
Sheet Stamps.
4 - 2½d. Von Mueller
Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree
Issued: 15 November 1948
5
stamp
2½d.  Rover Scout
Sheet Stamps.
5 - 2½d. Scout Jamboree

1949 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
Coat of Arms
Issued: 11 April 1949
1
stamp
5/-.  Coat of Arms
Sheet Stamps.
1 -  5/-. Coat of Arms
Henry Lawson
Issued: 17 June 1949
2
stamp
2½d.  Henry Lawson
Sheet Stamps.
2 - 2½d. Henry Lawson
1/6d. Hermes
Issued: 1 September 1949
3
stamp
1/6d.  Hermes
Sheet Stamps.
3 - 1/6d. Hermes
Coat of Arms
Issued: 3 October 1949
4
stamp
10/-.  Coat of Arms
Sheet Stamps.
4 - 10/-. Coat of Arms
75th Anniversary of Universal Postal Union
Issued: 10 October 1949
5
stamp
3½d.  Outback Mail Carrier
Sheet Stamps.
5 - 3½d. Universal Postal Union
Coat of Arms
Issued: 28 November 1949
6
stamp
£1.  Coat of Arms
Sheet Stamps.
6 - £1. Coat of Arms
Lord Forrest of Bunbury
Issued: 28 November 1949
7
stamp
2½d.  John Forrest
Sheet Stamps.
7 - 2½d. Lord Forrest

1950 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
Coat of Arms
Issued: 16 January 1950
1
stamp
£2.  Coat of Arms 
Sheet Stamps.
1 - £2. Coat of Arms
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 12 April 1950
2
stamp
2½d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
2 - 2½d. Scarlet King George VI
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 19 June 1950
3
stamp
1½d.  Queen Elizabeth
Sheet Stamps.
3 - 1½d. Queen Elizabeth
8½d. Aborigine
Issued: 14 August 1950
4
stamp
8½d.  Aborigine
Sheet Stamps.
4 - 8½d. Aborigine

King George VI Definitives
Issued: 14 August 1950
5
stamp
1/0½d.  King George VI
Sheet Stamps.
5 - 1/0½d. King George VI
Centenary of Postage Stamps in Australia
Issued: 21 September 1950
6
stamp
2½d.  NSW Seal of Colony
7
stamp
2½d.  Queen Victoria
Sheet Stamps.
6 - 2½d. First NSW Stamp
7 - 2½d. First Victorian Stamp

1951 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 28 February 1951
1
stamp
3d.  King George VI
1 - 3d. Scarlet King George VI
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 28 March 1951
2
stamp
2d.  Queen Elizabeth
2 - 2d. Queen Elizabeth
50th Anniversary of Foundation of Commonwealth
Issued: 12 May 1951
3
stamp
3d.  Sir Henry Parks
4
stamp
3d.  Sir Edmund Barton
5
stamp
5½d.  Duke of York Opening Parliament
6
stamp
1/6d.  Parliament House, Canberra
3 - 3d. Sir Henry Parks
4 - 3d. Sir Edmund Barton
5 - 5½d. Opening Parliament
6 - 1/6d. Parliament House, Canberra
Gold & Responsible Government Centenaries
Issued: 2 July 1950
7
stamp
3d.  Edward Hargraves
8
stamp
3d.  Charles Latrobe
7 - 3d. Edward Hargraves - Gold
8 - 3d. Charles Latrobe - Government

King George VI Definitives
Issued: 14 November 1951
9
stamp
3d.  King George VI
9 - 3d. Green King George VI
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 28 November 1951
10
stamp
3½d.  King George VI
10 - 3½d. King George VI

1952 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps consecutively numbered on a year by year basis
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 20 February 1952
1
stamp
6½d.  King George VI
1 - 6½d. Brown King George VI
KGVI Definitives
Issued: 19 March 1952
2
stamp
2/6d.  Aborigine
2 - 2/6d.  Aborigine
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 9 April 1952
3
stamp
6½d.  King George VI
9 apr52
3 - 6½d. Green King George VI
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 20 May 1952
4
stamp
4½d.  King George VI
4 - 4½d. King George VI
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 23 May 1951
5
stamp
2½d.  King George VI
5 - 2½d. Chocolate King George VI
King George VI Definitives
Issued: 31 October 1952
6
stamp
7½d.  King George VI
6 - 7½d. King George VI

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