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Last updated: 1 April, 2020.

1850-1852    HALF LENGTH  No Frame Lines  Imperforate
Stamp
VIC Type 1
Imperforate
1 - 1d. Vermilion  (shades)
2 - 1d. Brown  (shades)
3 - 2d. Lilac-Grey
4 - 2d. Brown-Lilac
5 - 3d. Blue
1850-1856    HALF LENGTH  With Frame Lines  Imperforate
Stamp
VIC Type 1
Imperforate
6   - 1d. Red
7   - 1d. Brown
8   - 2d. Lilac to Grey
9   - 2d. Brownish Shades
10 - 3d. Blue
1852-1854    QUEEN ON THRONE   Imperforate
Stamp
VIC Type 2
Imperforate
11 - 2d. Brown to Purple-Brown
1854-1859     WOOD BLOCK  Imperforate  ("Wood blocks" refer to designs hand-carved into blocks of "Turkish boxwood” by Samuel Calvert)
Stamp
VIC Type 3
Imperforate
12 - 6d. Orange
14 - 2/-. Green
1854-1865    WOOD BLOCK  Imperforate
Stamp
VIC Type 4
Imperforate
13 - 1/-. Blue
1854    REGISTRATION Imperforate
Stamp
VIC Type 5
Imperforate
15 - 1/-. Red & Blue
1855    TOO LATE  Imperforate
Stamp
VIC Type 6
Imperforate
16 - 6d. Lilac & Green
1856    QUEEN ON THRONE  Imperforate
Stamp
VIC Type 7
Imperforate
17 - 1d. Green
1856-1857    PREVIOUS ISSUES  Rouletted
HALF LENGTH
Stamp
VIC Type 1
Roulette
18 - 3d. Blue
WOOD BLOCK
Stamp
VIC Type 3
Roulette
19 - 6d. Orange
23 - 2/-. Green
WOOD BLOCK
Stamp
VIC Type 4
Roulette
21 - 1/-. Blue
REGISTRATION
Stamp
VIC Type 5
Roulette
22 - 1/-. Red & Blue
QUEEN ON THRONE
Stamp
VIC Type 7
 Roulette
20 - 6d. Blue
1858-1881    PREVIOUS ISSUES  Perforated
HALF LENGTH
Stamp
VIC Type 1
Perforate
24 - 3d. Blue
WOOD BLOCK
Stamp
VIC Type 3 Perf.
25 -  6d. Black
27 - 2/-. Green
28 - 2/-. Bluish Green
WOOD BLOCK
Stamp
VIC Type 4 Perf.
26 - 1/-. Blue
1857-1860    'EMBLEMS'  Imperforate  (" Emblems" are the small images of farming, shipping, building trades, and mining in the stamp corners)
Stamp
VIC Type 8 Imperf.
29 - 1d. Green
30 - 2d. Lilac
31 - 4d. Red
1857-1860    'EMBLEMS'  Roulette
Stamp
VIC Type 8 Roul.
32 - 1d. Red
33 - 2d. Lilac
34 - 4d. Red
1857-1860    'EMBLEMS'  Perforated
Stamp
VIC Type 8 Perf.
35 - 1d. Green
36 - 2d. Lilac
37 - 2d. Slate-Grey
38 - 4d. Red
1860-1866    'BEADED OVALS'  (The inner oval design comprises circular Beads within two oval outlines)
Stamp
VIC Type 9
39 - 3d. Blue
40 - 3d. Claret
41 - 4d. Red (Imperf., Perf., Roul.)
42 - 6d. Orange
43 - 6d. Black
1861-1863    'NETTED CORNERS'  (A net mesh design replaced the emblems at the stamp corners)
Stamp
VIC Type 10
44 - 1d. Green
1862-1865    'SIXPENCE'
Stamp
VIC Type 11
45 - 6d. Grey
46 - 6d. Black
1863-1901    'LAUREATED' Series  (So called due to the Laurel Wreath warn on the Queen's head)
Stamp
VIC Type 12
47 - 1d. Green
48 - 2d. Grey
49 - 2d. Lilac
50 - 2d. Lilac/ Lilac
53 - 4d. Red
56 - 8d. Orange
57 - 8d. Brown/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 13
51 - 3d. Lilac
52 - 3d. Orange to Orange-Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 14
54 - 6d. Blue
55 - 6d. Green
58 - 10d. Grey
59 - 10d. Brown/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 15
60 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 16
61 - 5/-. Blue/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 17
62 - 5/-. Blue & Red (Dies 1 & 2)
63 - 5/-. Red & Blue
1870    'TWO PENCE'
Stamp
VIC Type 18
64 - 2d. Lilac
1871-1873    PROVISIONAL SURCHARGES
Stamp
VIC Type 19
65 - '½ HALF ½' on 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 20
66 - '9 NINEPENCE 9' on 10d. Brown
1873-1896    "BELL" DESIGNS  Bell, and later Bell & Naish designed most of the issues during this later period)
Stamp
VIC Type 21
67 - ½d. Red
68 - ½d. Red/ Pink
69 - ½d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 22
70 - 1d. Green
71 - 1d. Green/ Yellow
72 - 1d. Green/ Grey
Stamp
VIC Type 23
73 - 2d. Mauve  (Die I - single lined oval)
74 - 2d. Mauve  (Die II - Double lined oval)
75 - 2d. Mauve/ Green
76 - 2d. Mauve/ Lilac
77 - 2d. Mauve/ Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 24
78 - 9d. Brown/ Pink
79 - 9d. Green
80 - 9d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 25
81 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
82 - 1/-. Yellow
1876    PROVISIONAL
Stamp
VIC Type 26
83 - '8d EIGHTPENCE 8d' on 9d. Brown/ Pink
1880-1884    "NAISH & BELL" DESIGNS
Stamp
VIC Type 27
84 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 28
85 - 2d. Brown
86 - 2d. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 29
87 - 4d. Red
88 - 4d. Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 30
89 - 2/-. Blue/ Green
90 - 2/-. Blue/ Pink
1884    'STAMP STATUTE'  (Distributed for postage from 1st January 1884 until 23rd April 1884, but valid for use until 30th June 1901)
Stamp
VIC Type 31
91 - '½ HALF ½' on 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 32
92 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 33
93 - 3d. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 34
94 - 4d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 35
95 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 36
96 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 37
97 - 2/-. Blue/ Green
Stamp
VIC Type 38
98 - 2/6. Orange-Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 39
99 - 5/-. Blue/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 40
100 - 10/-. Brown/ Rose
Stamp
VIC Type 41
101 - £1. Mauve/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 42
102 - £5. Black & Green
1884    'STAMP DUTY'
Stamp
VIC Type 43
103 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 44
104 - 1d. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 45
105 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 46
106 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue
107 - 1/-. Blue/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 47
108 - 1/6. Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 48
109 - 2/-. Blue/ Green
Stamp
VIC Type 49
110 - 2/6. Orange
111 - 2/6. Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 50
112 - 3/-. Purple/ Blue
113 - 3/-. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 51
114 - 4/-. Orange
Stamp
VIC Type 52
115 - 5/-. Purple/ Yellow
116 - 5/-. Carmine/ Yellow
117 - 5/-. Scarlet
Stamp
VIC Type 53
118 - 6/-. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 54
119 - 10/-. Brown/ Pink
120 - 10/-. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 55
121 - 15/-. Mauve
122 - 15/-. Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 56
123 - £1. Orange/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 57
124 - £1/5/-. Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 58
125 - £1/10/-. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 59
126 - 35/-. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 60
127 - £2. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 61
128 - 45/-. Violet
Stamp
VIC Type 62
129 - £5. Rose-Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 63
130 - £6. Blue/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 64
131 - £7. Purple/ Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 65
132 - £8. Scarlet/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 66
133 - £9. Green/ Green
Stamp
VIC Type 67
134 - £10. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 68
135 - £25. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 69
136 - £50. Violet
Stamp
VIC Type 70
137 - £100. Red
1884 -1901    'STAMP DUTY'
Stamp
VIC Type 71
138 - ½d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 72
139 - 1d. Green
141 - 3d. Yellow-Brown
142 - 3d. Green
144 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 73
140 - 2d. Mauve
146 - 1/-. Blue/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 74
143 - 4d. Magenta
143A - 4d. Lilac  (Printing Error)
Stamp
VIC Type 75
145 - 8d. Red/ Pink
147 - 2/-. Olive/ Green
148 - 2/-. Green
1885    'STAMP DUTY' OVERPRINT
Stamp
VIC Type 13SD
149 - 3d. Yellow-Orange (Blue Opt.)
Stamp
VIC Type 29SD
150 - 4d. Red  (Blue Opt.)
Stamp
VIC Type 25SD
151 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue (Blue Opt.)
152 - 1/-. Blue/ Blue (Black Opt.)
Stamp
VIC Type 30SD
153 -2/-. Blue/ Blue  (Black Opt.)
1886-1897    'STAMP DUTY'
Stamp
VIC Type 76
154 - ½d. Lilac
155 - ½d. Red
156 - ½d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 77
157 - 1d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 78
158 - 2d. Lilac
Stamp
VIC Type 79
159 - 4d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 80
160 - 6d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 81
161 - 1/-. Purple-Brown
162 - 1/-. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 82
163 - 1/6. Blue
164 - 1/6. Orange
1887-1890    STAMP DUTY  High Values
Stamp
VIC Type 83
165 - £5. Blue & Brown-Purple
Stamp
VIC Type 84
166 - £6. Yellow & Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 85
167 - £7. Red & Black
Stamp
VIC Type 86
168 - £8. Lilac & Orange
Stamp
VIC Type 87
169 - £9. Green & Red
1890-1900    INSCRIBED 'STAMP DUTY' (Except 1½d.)
Stamp
VIC Type 88
170 - 1d. Brown/ Rose
171 - 1d. Brown to Yellow
172 - 1d. Red
173 - 1d. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 89
174 - 1½d. Green
175 - 1½d. Red/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 90
176 - 2½d. Red/ Yellow
177 - 2½d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 91
178 - 5d. Brown
1897    HOSPITAL FUND
Stamp
VIC Type 92
179 - 1d. (1/-) Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 93
180 - 2½d. (2/6) Brown
1900    BOER WAR PATRIOTIC FUND
Stamp
VIC Type 94
181 - 1d. (1/-) Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 95
182 - 2d. (2/-) Green
1901-1912    COMMONWEALTH PERIOD Inscribed "POSTAGE'
Stamp
VIC Type 96
183 - ½d. Green  (3 Die types)
Stamp
VIC Type 97
184 - 1d. Red  (3 Die types)
Stamp
VIC Type 98
185 - 1½d. Red/ Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 99
186 - 2d. Mauve
Stamp
VIC Type 100
187 - 2½d. Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 101
188 - 3d. Brown
189 - 3d. Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 102
190 - 4d. Olive
Stamp
VIC Type 103
191 - 5d. Brown
Stamp
VIC Type 104
192 - 6d. Green
Stamp
VIC Type 105
193 - 9d. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 106
194 - 1/-. Orange
195 - 1/-. Yellow
Stamp
VIC Type 107
196 - 2/-. Blue/ Pink
Stamp
VIC Type 108
197 - 5/-. Red & Blue
Stamp
VIC Type 109
198 - £1. Red
Stamp
VIC Type 110
199 - £2. Blue
1912    SURCHARGE
Stamp
VIC Type 111
200 - 'ONE PENNY' on 2d. Mauve
1890-1895    POSTAGE DUE
Stamp
VIC Type D1
Stamp D1
D1 - ½d. Blue & Reddish Brown
D2 - 1d. Blue & Reddish Brown
D3 - 2d. Blue & Reddish Brown
D4 - 4d. Blue & Reddish Brown
D5 - 5d. Blue & Reddish Brown
D6 - 6d. Blue & Reddish Brown
D7 - 10d. Blue & Reddish Brown
D8 - 1/-. Blue & Reddish Brown
D9 - 2/-. Blue & Reddish Brown
D10 - 5/-. Blue & Reddish Brown
1895-1907    POSTAGE DUE
Stamp
VIC Type D2
Stamp D15
D11 - ½d. Red & Green
D12 - 1d. Red & Green
D13 - 2d. Red & Green
D14 - 4d. Red & Green
D15 - 5d. Red & Green
D16 - 6d. Red & Green
D17 - 10d. Red & Green
D18 - 1/-. Red & Green
D19 - 2/-. Red & Green
D20 - 5/-. Red & Green

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