History of The Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue
 

ILLUSTRATED LIST OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS

A Simplified Listing based on Date of Issue, Stamp Type, Denomination, and Colour

Excludes different: Watermarks, Perforations, Shades, Printers, Paper Suppliers, etc.

Updated: 10 August 2022

AUSTRALIAN PRE-DECIMAL STAMPS
1913 - 1924
dec
King George V - Kangaroos
1913 - 1930
dec
King George V - Heads
1913 - 1936
dec
King George V - Other Issues
1937 - 1952
dec
King George VI
1952 - 1966
dec
Queen Elizabeth II

AUSTRALIAN DECIMAL STAMPS
1966 - 1975
dec
Queen Elizabeth II
1976 - 1985
dec
Queen Elizabeth II
1986 - 1995
dec
Queen Elizabeth II
1996 - 2005
dec
Queen Elizabeth II
2006 - 2015
dec
Queen Elizabeth II
2016 - 2022
dec
Queen Elizabeth II

AUSTRALIAN DEPENDENCIES, TERRITORIES, & MANDATES
1957 - 2022

Australian Antarctic Territory
1958 - 2022

Christmas Island
1963 - 2022

Cocos (Keeling) Islands
1947 - 2022

Norfolk Island
1916 - 1968

Nauru
1897 - 1949

New Guinea
1885 - 1949

Papua
1949 - 1975

Papua New Guinea

STAMP LIST ABBREVIATIONS
Product List Details
Stamp Reference Numbers Brackets are used to show which stamps are included in each sheet or item
... Numbers shown are examples only
blank he absence of "brackets" indicates that each stamp has an individual sheet.
( #     ). The Brackets contain which stamps are included in the sheet. 
e.g. (#65). An individual sheet containing stamp 65.
e.g. (#65-#69). A composite sheet containing stamps 65 to 69.
e.g. (#65, #69). A composite sheet containing stamps 65 and 69.
e.g. (#65-67, #69). A composite sheet containing stamps 65 to 67, plus stamp 69.
e.g. (not #65). A composite sheet containing all the listed stamps except #65.
e.g. (#64), (#66-60). Multiple sheets with each bracket set indicating the stamps in each sheet. 
Stamp Arrangements Describes the arrangement of the stamps within a sheet.
...     (an ellipsis) Indicated that the listed Products are from the above Composite Sheet.
... se-tenant pair. Two different stamps in a horizontal se-tenant arrangement.
... se-tenant vertical pair. Two different stamps in a vertical se-tenant arrangement.
... se-tenant strip of [n]. [n] number of different stamps arranged in horizontal se-tenant strip.
... se-tenant vertical Strip of [n]. [n] number of different stamps arranged in vertical se-tenant strip.
... se-tenant block of 4. Four different stamps arranged in a block of 4.
... se-tenant block of 6. Six different stamps arranged (usually 3 over 3) in block of 6.
... se-tenant 2x2 block of 4 Two different stamps in a block of 4, arranged in a "checkerboard" pattern.
... se-tenant 3x3 block of 9. Three different stamps in a block of 9, arranged in a "checkerboard" pattern.
... patterned block of [n]. A visual pattern formed by the arrangement of a number of different stamps within a block of [n] stamps.
... patterned sheet. A visual pattern formed by the arrangement of different stamps within a full sheet or pane of stamps.
... tĂȘte-bĂȘche pairs. Pairs of the same stamp, in which one is upside down in relation to the other .

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