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Last updated:  31 December, 2019


1850/51 - "SYDNEY VIEWS"  Imperforate  (The Great Seal of NSW)
N 1 1 1d. Red, No Clouds 
N 2 2 1d. Red, Clouds 
3 2d. Blue 
4 3d. Green 
1851/54 - "LAUREATES"  Imperforate  (Laureates refers to the Laurel Wreath on Queen Victoria's head)
N 3 5 1d. Red 
6 1d. Orange  
7 2d. Blue  Plate I (Dots in Corners)
8 2d. Blue  Plate II (Stars in Corners)
9 3d. Green
10 6d. Brown  
11 8d. Orange-Yellow  
1856/59 - "REGISTRATION"  Imperforate  (For use on registered mail, which at the time was 6d.)
N 4 12 (6d.) Red & Blue 
13 (6d.) Orange & Blue
1854/60 - "DIADEMS" Imperforate  ('Diadems" refer to the jewelled crown on Queen Victoria's head)
N 5 14 1d. Orange
15 2d. Blue
N 6 16 3d. Green
N 7 17 5d. Green
N 8 18 6d. Greenish Grey
19 6d. Pale Greyish Brown
N 9 20 6d. Yellow-Orange
N 10 21 1/-. Red
1860/1908 - "DIADEMS"  Perforated
N 5 22 1d. Red
23 2d. Blue
N 6 24 3d. Green
N 7 25 5d. Green
N 8 26 6d. Brown
27 6d. Grey
28 6d. Violet
N 9 29 8d. Yellow-Orange
30 8d. Orange-Red
N 10 31 1/-. Red
1879/85 - "DIADEMS"  Overprinted 'OS'   (Official Service stamps were withdraw from government departments on 31st December 1894)
N 6 os 32 3d. Green  (Black Opt.)
33 3d. Green  (Red Opt.)
N 7 os 34 5d. Green  (Black Opt.)
35 5d. Green  (Red Opt.)
N 9 os 36 8d. Yellow  (Black Opt.)
37 8d. Yellow  (Red Opt.)
1861/89 - "COIN" ISSUE
N 11 38 5/-. Purple  (Shades)
1880/88 - "COIN"  Overprinted 'OS'
N 11 os 39 5/-. Purple  (Shades)
1859/62 - "REGISTRATION"  (For use on registered mail, which at the time was 6d.)
N 4 40 (6d.) Red & Blue
41 (6d.) Orange & Blue 
1862/1907 - QUEEN VICTORIA "DE LA RUE" Types  ('De La Rue" is a UK stamp printing company)
N 12 42 1d. Red
N 13 43 2d. Blue
N 14 44 4d. Brown
N 15 45 6d. Mauve
N 16 46 10d. Lilac
N 17 47 1/-. Black
1879-94 - "DE LA RUE" Types  Overprinted 'OS'
N 12 os 48 1d. Red  (Black Opt.)
N 13 os 49 2d. Blue  (Black Opt.)
50 2d. Blue  (Red Opt.)
N 14 os 51 4d. Brown  (Black Opt.)
N 15 os 52 6d. Mauve  (Black Opt.)
N 16 os 53 10d. Lilac  (Black Opt.)
54 10d. Lilac  (Red Opt.)
N 17 os 55 1/-. Black  (Red Opt.)
1971/1903 - SURCHARGE
N 18 56 'NINEPENCE' on 10d. Brown
1971/1903 - SURCHARGE  Overprinted 'OS'
N 18 os 57 'NINEPENCE' on 10d. Brown  (Black Opt.)
58 'NINEPENCE' on 10d. Brown  (Red Opt.)
1885/1904 - FISCAL STAMPS  Overprinted 'POSTAGE'
N 19 59 5/-. Green & Lilac  (Black Opt.)
60 10/-. Claret & Lilac  (Black or Blue Opt)
61 £1. Claret & Lilac  (Black or Blue Opt.)
1887/1889 - FISCAL STAMPS  Overprinted 'POSTAGE' & 'OS'
N 19 os 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 issues)
N 20 65 1d. Lilac
N 21 66 2d. Blue
N 22 67 4d. Purple-Brown
68 4d. Yellow-Brown
N 23 69 6d. Carmine
70 6d. Green
71 6d. Orange
N 24 72 8d. Magenta
N 25 73 1/-. Violet-Brown
N 26 74 5/-. Violet
N 27 75 20/-. Blue
1888/91 - CENTENARY OF NSW  Overprinted 'OS' 
N 20 os 76 1d. Lilac
N 21 os 77 2d. Blue
N 22 os 78 4d. Purple
N 23 os 79 6d. Carmine
N 24 os 80 8d. Magenta
N 25 os 81 1/-. Violet-Brown
N 26 os 82 5/-. Violet  (Black Opt.)
83 5/-. Violet  (Red Opt.)
N 27 os 84 20/-. Blue
1890 - ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF AUSTRALIA
N 28 85 2½d. Blue
1891 - ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF AUSTRALIA  Overprinted 'OS'
N 28 os 86 2½d. Blue
1891 - SURCHARGES & COLOUR CHANGES
N 29 87 'Halfpenny' on 1d. Grey
N 30 88 'SEVEN-PENCE / HALFPENNY' on 6d. Brown
N 31 89 'TWELVE-PENCE / HALFPENNY' on 1/-. Red
1891/92 - SURCHARGES  Overprinted 'OS'
N 29 os 90 'Halfpenny' on 1d. Grey
N 30 os 91 'SEVEN-PENCE / HALFPENNY' on 6d. Brown
N 31 os 92 'TWELVE-PENCE / HALFPENNY' on 1/-. Red
1892/97 - HALFPENNY
N 32 93 ½d. Grey
1892 - HALFPENNY  Overprinted 'OS'
N 32 os 94 ½d. Grey
1987 - CONSUMPTIVES HOME  (Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Charity issues)
N 33 95 1d. (1/-.) Green & Brown
N 34 96 2½d. (2/6.) Red, Blue & Gold
1897/1910 - DEFINITIVES
N 32 97 ½d. Green  Die I (Narrow 'H' in 'HALF')
98 ½d. Green  Die II (Broad 'H' in 'HALF')
N 35 99 1d. Red Die I (Left pearl in crown mergers into arch)
100 1d. Red Die II (Left pearl normal)
N 36 101 2d. Blue
N 37 102 2½d. Purple  Die I (12 lines in star)
103 2½d. Purple  Die II (16 lines in star)
104 2½d. Blue
N 38 105 2/6. Green
1903/06 - COMMONWEALTH ISSUE
N 39 106 9d. Brown & Blue
1891/1902 - POSTAGE DUE
N 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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