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Australian Colonies (State) Stamps

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Last updated: 3 April, 2020.
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1850    SYDNEY VIEWS, NO CLOUDS - Imperforate   (The Great Seal of NSW)
Stamp
NSW Type 1
Imperforate
1 - 1d. Red 
1850-1851    SYDNEY VIEWS, WITH CLOUDS - Imperforate  (The Great Seal of NSW)
Stamp
NSW Type 2
Imperforate
2 - 1d. Red
3 - 2d. Blue
4 - 3d. Green
1851-1854    LAUREATES - Imperforate  (Laureates refers to the Laurel Wreath on Queen Victoria's head)
Stamp
NSW Type 3
Imperforate
 - 1d. Red
 - 1d. Orange
 - 2d. Blue (Plate I, Dots in Corners)
 - 2d. Blue (Plate II, Stars in Corners)
 - 3d. Green
10 - 6d. Brown
11 - 8d. Orange-Yellow
1856-1859    REGISTRATION - Imperforate (For use on registered mail, which at the time was 6d.)
Stamp
NSW Type 4
Imperforate
12 - Red & Blue
13 - Orange & Blue
1854-1860    DIADEMS - Imperforate  ('Diadems" refer to the jewelled crown on Queen Victoria's head)
Stamp
NSW Type 5
Imperforate
14 - 1d. Orange
15 - 2d. Blue
16 - 3d. Green
Stamp
NSW Type 7
Imperforate
17 - 5d. Green
Stamp
NSW Type 8
Imperforate
18 - 6d. Greenish Grey
19 - 6d. Pale Greyish Brown
Stamp
NSW Type 9
Imperforate
20 - 8d. Yellow-Orange
Stamp
NSW Type 10
Imperforate
21 - 1/-. Red
1860-1908    DIADEMS - Perforate
Stamp
NSW Type 6
Perforate
22 - 1d. Red
23 - 2d. Blue
24 - 3d. Green
Stamp
NSW Type 7
Perforate
25 - 5d. Green
Stamp
NSW Type 8
Perforate
26 - 6d. Brown
27 - 6d. Grey
28 - 6d. Violet
Stamp
NSW Type 9
Perforate
29 - 8d. Yellow-Orange
30 - 8d. Orange-Red
Stamp
NSW Type 10
Perforate
31 - 1/-. Red
1879-1885    DIADEMS Overprinted "OS"    (Official Service stamps were withdraw from government departments on 31st December 1894)
Stamp
NSW Type 6os
32 - 3d. Green (Black Opt.)
33 - 3d. Green (Red Opt.)
Stamp
NSW Type 7os
34 - 5d. Green (Black Opt.)
35 - 5d. Green (Red Opt.)
Stamp
NSW Type 9os
36 - 8d. Yellow (Black Opt.)
37 - 8d. Yellow (Red Opt.)
1861-1889    COIN
Stamp
NSW Type 11
38 - 5/-. Purple (Shades)
1880-1888    COIN Overprinted "OS"
Stamp
NSW Type 11os
39 - 5/-. Purple (Shades)
1859-1862   REGISTRATION  (For use on registered mail, which at the time was 6d.)
Stamp
NSW Type 4
Perforate
40 - Red & Blue
41 - Orange & Blue
1862-1907    DE LA RUE  ('De La Rue" is a UK stamp printing company)
Stamp
NSW Type 12
42 - 1d. Red
Stamp
NSW Type 13
43 - 2d. Blue
Stamp
NSW Type 14
44 - 4d. Brown
Stamp
NSW Type 15
45 - 6d. Mauve
Stamp
NSW Type 16
46 - 10d. Lilac
Stamp
NSW Type 17
47 - 1/-. Black
1879-1894   DE LA RUE  Overprinted 'OS'
Stamp
NSW Type 12os
48 - 1d. Red (Black Opt.)
Stamp
NSW Type 13os
49 - 2d. Blue (Black Opt.)
50 - 2d. Blue (Red Opt.)
Stamp
NSW Type 14os
51 - 4d. Brown (Black Opt.)
Stamp
NSW Type 15os
52 - 6d. Mauve (Black Opt.)
Stamp
NSW Type 16os
53 - 10d. Lilac (Black Opt.)
54 - 10d. Lilac (Red Opt.)
Stamp
NSW Type 17os
55 - 1/-. Black (Red Opt.)
1971-1903    SURCHARGE
Stamp
NSW Type 18
56 - 'NINEPENCE' on 10d. Brown
1971-1903   SURCHARGE  Overprinted "OS"
Stamp
NSW Type 18os
57 - 'NINEPENCE' on 10d. Brown (Black Opt.)
58 - 'NINEPENCE' on 10d. Brown (Red Opt.)
1885-1904   FISCAL STAMPS  Overprinted "POSTAGE"  strike-through
Stamp
NSW Type 19
59 - 5/-. Green & Lilac (Black Opt.)
60 - 10/-. Claret & Lilac  (Black or Blue Opt)
61 - £1. Claret & Lilac
1887-1889   FISCAL STAMPS   Overprinted OS & "POSTAGE"  strike-through
Stamp
NSW Type 19os
62 - 5/-. Green & Lilac (Black Opt.)
63 - 10/-. Claret & Lilac  (Black or Blue Opt.)
64 - £1. Claret & Lilac (Blue Opt.)
1888-1910   CENTENARY OF NSW  (These stamps were the world's first Commemorative Issue)
Stamp
NSW Type 20
View of Sydney
65 - 1d. Lilac
Stamp
NSW Type 21
Emu
66 - 2d. Blue
Stamp
NSW Type 22
Captain Cook
67 - 4d. Purple-Brown
68 - 4d. Yellow-Brown
Stamp
NSW Type 23
Queen Victoria & Arms
69 - 6d. Carmine
70 - 6d. Green
71 - 6d. Orange
Stamp
NSW Type 24
Lyre Bird
72 - 8d. Magenta
Stamp
NSW Type 25
Kangaroo
73 - 1/-. Violet-Brown
Stamp
NSW Type 26
Map of Australia
74 - 5/-. Violet
Stamp
NSW Type 27
NSW Governors
75 - 20/-. Blue
1888-1891   CENTENARY OF NSW  Overprinted "OS" 
Stamp
NSW Type 20os
76 - 1d. Lilac
Stamp
NSW Type 21os
77 - 2d. Blue
Stamp
NSW Type 22os
78 - 4d. Purple
Stamp
NSW Type 23os
79 - 6d. Carmine
Stamp
NSW Type 24os
80 - 8d. Magenta
Stamp
NSW Type 25os
81 - 1/-. Violet-Brown
Stamp
NSW Type 26os
82 - 5/-. Violet (Black Opt.)
83 - 5/-. Violet (Red Opt.)
Stamp
NSW Type 27os
84 - 20/-. Blue
1890    ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF AUSTRALIA
Stamp
NSW Type 28
85 - 2½d. Blue
1891    ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF AUSTRALIA  Overprinted "OS"
Stamp
NSW Type 28os
86 - 2½d. Blue
1891    SURCHARGES AND COLOUR CHANGES
Stamp
NSW Type 29
87 - 'Halfpenny' on 1d. Grey
Stamp
NSW Type 30
88 - 'SEVEN-PENCE / HALFPENNY' on 6d. Brown
Stamp
NSW Type 31
89 - 'TWELVE-PENCE / HALFPENNY' on 1/-. Red
1891-1892    SURCHARGES  Overprinted "OS"
Stamp
NSW Type 29os
90 - 'Halfpenny' on 1d. Grey
Stamp
NSW Type 30os
91 - 'SEVEN-PENCE / HALFPENNY' on 6d. Brown
Stamp
NSW Type 31os
92 - 'TWELVE-PENCE / HALFPENNY' on 1/-. Red
1892-1897    HALFPENNY
Stamp
NSW Type 32
93 - ½d. Grey
1892    HALFPENNY  Overprinted "OS"
Stamp
NSW Type 32os
94 - ½d. Grey
1987    CONSUMPTIVES HOME  Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Charity issues
Stamp
NSW Type 33
95 - 1d. (1/-.) Green & Brown
Stamp
NSW Type 34
96 - 2½d. (2/6.) Red, Blue & Gold
1897-1910    DEFINITIVES
Stamp
NSW Type 32
97 - ½d. Green Die I (Narrow 'H' in 'HALF')
98 - ½d. Green Die II (Broad 'H' in 'HALF')
Stamp
NSW Type 35
99   - 1d. Red Die I (Left pearl in crown mergers into arch)
100 - 1d. Red Die II (Left pearl normal)
Stamp
NSW Type 36
101 - 2d. Blue
Stamp
NSW Type 37
102 - 2½d. Purple Die I (12 lines in star)
103 - 2½d. Purple Die II (16 lines in star)
104 - 2½d. Blue
Stamp
NSW Type 38
105 - 2/6. Green
1903-1906   COMMONWEALTH ISSUE
Stamp
NSW Type 39
106 - 9d. Brown & Blue
1891-1902   POSTAGE DUE
Stamp
NSW Type PD1
D1   - ½d. Green
D2   - 1d. Green
D3   - 2d. Green
D4   - 3d. Green
D5   - 4d. Green
D6   - 6d. Green
D7   - 8d. Green
D8  - 5/-. Green
D9   - 10/-. Green
D10 - 20/-. Green

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