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Victoria
Australian Colonies (State) Stamps

Stamp Reference Numbers & Shades are from Brusden-White's 1990 Section A Update to their 1988 Loose Leaf Catalogue

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Last updated: 2 December, 2020.

1850-1852    HALF LENGTH  No Frame Lines  Imperforate  
1 - 1d. Vermilion  (shades)
Stamp
VIC Type 1
Imperforate
2 - 1d. Brown  (shades)

VIC Type 1
Imperforate
3 - 2d. Lilac-Grey

VIC Type 1
Imperforate
4 - 2d. Brown-Lilac

VIC Type 1
Imperforate
5 - 3d. Blue

VIC Type 1
Imperforate
1850-1856    HALF LENGTH  With Frame Lines  Imperforate
6 - 1d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 1
Imperforate
7 - 1d. Brown

VIC Type 1
Imperforate
8 - 2d. Lilac to Grey

VIC Type 1
Imperforate
9 - 2d. Brownish Shades

VIC Type 1
Imperforate
10 - 3d. Blue

VIC Type 1
Imperforate
1852-1854    QUEEN ON THRONE   Imperforate
11 - 2d. Brown to Purple-Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 2
Imperforate
1854-1859     WOOD BLOCK  Imperforate
"Wood blocks" refer to designs hand-carved into blocks of "Turkish boxwood” by Samuel Calvert
12 - 6d. Orange
Stamp
VIC Type 3
Imperforate
14 - 2/-. Green

VIC Type 3
Imperforate
1854-1865    WOOD BLOCK  Imperforate
13 - 1/-. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 4
Imperforate
1854    REGISTRATION Imperforate
15 - 1/-. Red & Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 5
Imperforate
1855    TOO LATE  Imperforate
16 - 6d. Lilac & Green
Stamp
VIC Type 6
Imperforate
1856    QUEEN ON THRONE  Imperforate
17 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 7
Imperforate
1856-1857    PREVIOUS ISSUES  Rouletted
18 - 3d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 1
HALF-LENGTH
Roulette
19 - 6d. Orange
Stamp
VIC Type 3
WOOD BLOCK
Roulette
20 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 7
 QUEEN ON THRONE
Roulette

21 - 1/-. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 4
WOOD BLOCK
Roulette
22 - 1/-. Red & Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 5
REGISTRATION
Roulette
23 - 2/-. Green

VIC Type 3
WOOD BLOCK
Roulette
1858-1881    PREVIOUS ISSUES  Perforated
24 - 3d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 1
HALF LENGTH
Perforated
25 - 6d. Black
Stamp
VIC Type 3
WOOD BLOCK
Perforated
26 - 1/-. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 4
WOOD BLOCK
Perforated
27 - 2/-. Green

VIC Type 3
WOOD BLOCK
Perforated
28 - 2/-. Bluish Green

VIC Type 3
WOOD BLOCK
Perforated
1857-1860    'EMBLEMS'  Imperforate
Emblems are the small images of farming, shipping, building trades, and mining in the stamp corners
29 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 8
Imperf.
30 - 2d. Lilac

VIC Type 8
Imperf.
31 - 4d. Red

VIC Type 8
Imperf.
1857-1860    'EMBLEMS'  Roulette
32 - 1d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 8
Roulette
33 - 2d. Lilac

VIC Type 8
Roulette
34 - 4d. Red

VIC Type 8
Roulette
1857-1860    'EMBLEMS'  Perforated
35 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 8
Perforated
36 - 2d. Lilac

VIC Type 8
Perforated
37 - 2d. Slate-Grey

VIC Type 8
Perforated
38 - 4d. Red

VIC Type 8
Perforated
1860-1866    'BEADED OVALS'
The inner oval design comprises circular Beads within two oval outlines
39 - 3d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 9
Perforated
40 - 3d. Claret

VIC Type 9
Perforated
41 - 4d. Red

VIC Type 9
Imperf., Perf., Roul.
42 - 6d. Orange

VIC Type 9
Perforated
43 - 6d. Black

VIC Type 9
Perforated
1861-1863    'NETTED CORNERS'
A net mesh design replaced the emblems at the stamp corners
44 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 10
1862-1865    'SIXPENCE'
45 - 6d. Grey

VIC Type 11
46 - 6d. Black
Stamp
VIC Type 11
1863-1901    'LAUREATED' Series
So called due to the Laurel Wreath worn on the Queen's head
47 - 1d. Green

VIC Type 12
48 - 2d. Grey

VIC Type 12
49 - 2d. Lilac

VIC Type 12
50 - 2d. Lilac/ Lilac

VIC Type 12

51 - 3d. Lilac
Stamp
VIC Type 13
52 - 3d. Orange to Orange-Yellow

VIC Type 13
53 - 4d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 12
54 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 14
55 - 6d. Green

VIC Type 14

56 - 8d. Orange

VIC Type 12
57 - 8d. Brown/ Pink

VIC Type 12
58 - 10d. Grey

VIC Type 14
59 - 10d. Brown/ Pink

VIC Type 14

60 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 15
61 - 5/-. Blue/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 16
62 - 5/-. Blue & Red
Dies 1 & 2

VIC Type 17
63 - 5/-. Red & Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 17
1870    'TWO PENCE'
64 - 2d. Lilac
Stamp
VIC Type 18
1871-1873    PROVISIONAL SURCHARGES
65 - '½ HALF ½' on 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 19
66 - '9 NINEPENCE 9' on 10d. Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 20
1873-1896    "BELL" DESIGNS
Bell, and later Bell & Naish designed most of the issues during this later period

67 - ½d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 21 
 68 - ½d. Red/ Pink

VIC Type 21 
 69 - ½d. Green

VIC Type 21 

70 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 22 
 71 - 1d. Green/ Yellow

VIC Type 22 
72 - 1d. Green/ Grey 

VIC Type 22 

73 - 2d. Mauve
Die I - Single lined oval
Stamp
VIC Type 23 
 74 - 2d. Mauve
Die II - Double lined oval

VIC Type 23 
 75 - 2d. Mauve/ Green

VIC Type 23 
76 - 2d. Mauve/ Lilac 

VIC Type 23 
 77 - 2d. Mauve/ Brown

VIC Type 23 

78 - 9d. Brown/ Pink 

VIC Type 24
 79 - 9d. Green

VIC Type 24
 80 - 9d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 24
81 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 25 
82 - 1/-. Yellow

 VIC Type 25 
1876    PROVISIONAL
83 - '8d EIGHTPENCE 8d' on 9d. Brown/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 26
1880-1884    "NAISH & BELL" DESIGNS
84 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 27 
85 - 2d. Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 28 
86 - 2d. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 28 

87 - 4d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 29 
 88 - 4d. Yellow

VIC Type 29 
89 - 2/-. Blue/ Green
Stamp
VIC Type 30
90 - 2/-. Blue/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 30 
1884    'STAMP STATUTE'
Distributed for postage from 1st January 1884 until 23rd April 1884, but valid for use until 30th June 1901
91 - ½ HALF on 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 31
92 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 32
93 - 3d. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 33
94 - 4d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 34

95 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 35
96 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 36
97 - 2/-. Blue/ Green
Stamp
VIC Type 37
98 - 2/6. Orange-Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 38

99 - 5/-. Blue/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 39
100 - 10/-. Brown/ Rose
Stamp
VIC Type 40
101 - £1. Mauve/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 41
 102 - £5. Black & Green
Stamp
VIC Type 42
 
1884    'STAMP DUTY'
103 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 43 
104 - 1d. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 44 
 105 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 45

106 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 46 
 107 - 1/-. Blue/ Yellow

VIC Type 46 
108 - 1/6. Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 47 
109 - 2/-. Blue/ Green
Stamp
VIC Type 48 
 110 - 2/6. Orange
Stamp
VIC Type 49

111 - 2/6. Yellow 
Stamp
VIC Type 49
112 - 3/-. Purple/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 50 
113 - 3/-. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 50 
 114 - 4/-. Orange
Stamp
VIC Type 51
115 - 5/-. Purple/ Yellow

VIC Type 52

116 - 5/-. Carmine/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 52 
117 - 5/-. Scarlet
Stamp
VIC Type 52 
 118 - 6/-. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 53
119 - 10/-. Brown/ Pink
 
VIC Type 54
 120 - 10/-. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 54

121 - 15/-. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 55 
122 - 15/-. Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 55 
 123 - £1. Orange/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 56
 124 - £1/5/-. Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 57

 125 - £1/10/-. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 58 
126 - 35/-. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 59 
 127 - £2. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 60
 128 - 45/-. Violet
Stamp
VIC Type 61

129 - £5. Rose-Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 62 
130 - £6. Blue/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 63 
 131 - £7. Purple/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 64
 132 - £8. Scarlet/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 65

133 - £9. Green/ Green
Stamp
VIC Type 66 
134 - £10. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 67 
 

135 - £25. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 68 
 136 - £50. Violet
Stamp
VIC Type 69

137 - £100. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 70 
1884 -1901    'STAMP DUTY'
138 - ½d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 71 
139 - 1d. Green
 Stamp
VIC Type 72
 140 - 2d. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 73
 141 - 3d. Yellow-Brown

VIC Type 72

142 - 3d. Green 

VIC Type 72
 143 - 4d. Magenta
Stamp
VIC Type 74
43A - 4d. Lilac
Printing Error

VIC Type 74
 
 144 - 6d. Blue

VIC Type 72
 

 145 - 8d. Red/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 75
 
146 - 1/-. Blue/ Yellow

VIC Type 73 
 147 - 2/-. Olive/ Green

VIC Type 75
 148 - 2/-. Green

VIC Type 75
1885    'STAMP DUTY' OVERPRINT
149 - 3d. Yellow-Orange
Blue Overprint
Stamp
VIC Type 13 
150 - 4d. Red
Blue Overprint
Stamp
VIC Type 29 
152 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
Black Overprint
Stamp
VIC Type 25 
151 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
Blue Overprint

VIC Type 25 
 153 -2/-. Blue/ Blue
Black Overprint
Stamp
VIC Type 30
1886-1897    'STAMP DUTY'
 154 - ½d. Lilac

VIC Type 76 
155 - ½d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 76 
156 - ½d. Green 

VIC Type 76 

157 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 77 
 158 - 2d. Lilac
Stamp
VIC Type 78
 159 - 4d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 79
 160 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 80

161 - 1/-. Purple-Brown

 VIC Type 81
162 - 1/-. Red
Stamp
 VIC Type 81 
163 - 1/6. Blue
Stamp 
VIC Type 82
 164 - 1/6. Orange

VIC Type 82
1887-1890    STAMP DUTY  High Values
165 - £5. Blue & Brown-Purple
Stamp
VIC Type 83 
 166 - £6. Yellow & Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 84
167 - £7. Red & Black
Stamp
VIC Type 85 
 168 - £8. Lilac & Orange
Stamp
VIC Type 86
169 - £9. Green & Red
Stamp
VIC Type 87 
1890-1900    INSCRIBED 'STAMP DUTY' (Except 1½d.)
 170 - 1d. Brown/ Rose

VIC Type 88
171 - 1d. Brown to Yellow

 VIC Type 88
 172 - 1d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 88
 173 - 1d. Olive

VIC Type 88

174 - 1½d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 89 
 175 - 1½d. Red/ Yellow

VIC Type 89
176 - 2½d. Red/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 90 
 177 - 2½d. Blue

VIC Type 90 
178 - 5d. Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 91 
1897    HOSPITAL FUND
179 - 1d. (1/-) Blue
Stamp
 VIC Type 92
180 - 2½d. (2/6) Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 93 
1900    BOER WAR PATRIOTIC FUND
181 - 1d. (1/-) Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 94 
 182 - 2d. (2/-) Green
Stamp
VIC Type 95
1901-1912    COMMONWEALTH PERIOD Inscribed "POSTAGE'
183 - ½d. Green 
Stamp
VIC Type 96 
 184 - 1d. Red 
Stamp
VIC Type 97
185 - 1½d. Red/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 98 
 186 - 2d. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 99

187 - 2½d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 100 
 188 - 3d. Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 101
189 - 3d. Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 101 
 190 - 4d. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 102

191 - 5d. Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 103 
 192 - 6d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 104
 193 - 9d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 105
 194 - 1/-. Orange
Stamp
VIC Type 106
195 - 1/-. Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 106 

196 - 2/-. Blue/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 107 
 197 - 5/-. Red & Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 108
 198 - £1. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 109
 199 - £2. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 110
1912    SURCHARGE
200 - 'ONE PENNY' on 2d. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 111
1890-1895    POSTAGE DUE
D1 - ½d. Blue & Brown
Stamp
VIC Type D1
D2 - 1d. Blue & Brown 

VIC Type D1
D3 - 2d. Blue & Brown

VIC Type D1
D4 - 4d. Blue & Brown

VIC Type D1
 D5 - 5d. Blue & Brown

VIC Type D1

D6 - 6d. Blue & Brown

VIC Type D1
D7 - 10d. Blue & Brown

VIC Type D1
D8 - 1/-. Blue & Brown

VIC Type D1
D9 - 2/-. Blue & Brown 

VIC Type D1
 D10 - 5/-. Blue & Brown

VIC Type D1
1895-1907    POSTAGE DUE
D11 - ½d. Red & Green

VIC Type D2
D12 - 1d. Red & Green

VIC Type D2
D13 - 2d. Red & Green

VIC Type D2
 D14 - 4d. Red & Green

VIC Type D2
D15 - 5d. Red & Green
Stamp
VIC Type D2

D16 - 6d. Red & Green

VIC Type D2
 D17 - 10d. Red & Green

VIC Type D2
D18 - 1/-. Red & Green

VIC Type D2
 D19 - 2/-. Red & Green

VIC Type D2
D20 - 5/-. Red & Green

VIC Type D2

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