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Last updated 31 December, 2019


1850/52 - QUEEN VICTORIA, 'Half Lengths'  Imperforate  (Without Frame Lines)
V 1 1 1d. Vermilion  (shades)
2 1d. Brown  (shades)
3 2d. Lilac-Grey
4 2d. Brown-Lilac
5 3d. Blue
1850/56 - QUEEN VICTORIA, 'Half Lengths'  Imperforate  (With Frame Lines)
V 1 6 1d. Red
7 1d. Brown
8 2d. Lilac to Grey
9 2d. Brownish Shades
10 3d. Blue
1852/54 - QUEEN VICTORIA, 'On Throne'  Imperforate  (Long design)
V 2 11 2d. Brown to Purple-Brown
1854/59 - 'WOOD BLOCKS'  Imperforate  ("Wood blocks" refer to designs hand-carved into blocks of "Turkish boxwood” by Samuel Calvert)
V 3 12 6d. Orange
1854/65 - 'WOOD BLOCKS'  Imperforate
V 4 13 1/-. Blue
1854/59 - 'WOOD BLOCKS'  Imperforate
V 3 14 2/-. Green
1854 - 'REGISTRATION'  Imperforate
V 5 15 1/-. Red & Blue
1855 - 'TOO LATE'  Imperforate
V 6 16 6d. Lilac & Green
1856 - 'QUEEN ON THRONE'  Imperforate  (Short design)
V 7 17 1d. Green
1856/57 - PREVIOUS ISSUES  Now Rouletted
V 1 18 3d. Blue
V 3 19 6d. Orange
V 7 20 6d. Blue
V 4 21 1/-. Blue
V 5 22 1/-. Red & Blue
V 3 23 2/-. Green
1858/81 - PREVIOUS ISSUES  Now Perforated
V 1 24 3d. Blue
V 3 25 6d. Black
V 4 26 1/-. Blue
V 3 27 2/-. Green
28 2/-. Blue/ Green
1857/60 - 'EMBLEMS'  Imperforate  (The Emblems are the small images of farming, shipping, building trades, and mining in the stamp corners)
V 8 29 1d. Green
30 2d. Lilac
31 4d. Red
1857/60 - 'EMBLEMS'  Roulette
V 8 32 1d. Red
33 2d. Lilac
34 4d. Red
1857/60 - 'EMBLEMS'  Perforated
V 8 35 1d. Green
36 2d. Lilac
37 2d. Slate-Grey
38 4d. Red
1860/66 - 'BEADED OVALS'  (The inner oval design comprises circular Beads within two oval outlines)
V 9 39 3d. Blue
40 3d. Claret
41 4d. Red  (Imperf., Perf, Roul.)
42 6d. Orange
43 6d. Black
1861/63 - 'NETTED CORNERS'  (A net mesh design replaced the emblems at the stamp corners)
V 10 44 1d. Green
1862/65 - 'SIXPENCE'
V 11 45 6d. Grey
46 6d. Black
1863/1901 - 'LAUREATED' Series  (So called due to the Laurel Wreath warn on the Queen's head)
V 12 47 1d. Green
48 2d. Grey
49 2d. Lilac
50 2d. Lilac/ Lilac
V 13 51 3d. Lilac
52 3d. Orange to Orange-Yellow
V 12 53 4d. Red
V 14 54 6d. Blue
55 6d. Green
V 12 56 8d. Orange
57 8d. Brown/ Pink
V 14 58 10d. Grey
59 10d. Brown/ Pink
V 15 60 1/-. Blue/ Blue
V 16 61 5/-. Blue/ Yellow
V 17 62 5/-. Blue & Red  (Dies 1 & 2)
63 5/-. Red & Blue
1870 - 'TWO PENCE'
V 18 64 2d. Lilac
1871/73 - PROVISIONAL SURCHARGES
V 19 65 '½ HALF ½' on 1d. Green
V 20 66 '9 NINEPENCE 9' on 10d. Brown
1873/96 - "BELL" DESIGNS  (Bell, and later Bell & Naish designed most of the issues during this later period)
V 21 67 ½d. Red
68 ½d. Red/ Pink
69 ½d. Green
V 22 70 1d. Green
71 1d. Green/ Yellow
72 1d. Green/ Grey
V 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
V 24 78 9d. Brown/ Pink
79 9d. Green
80 9d. Red
V 25 81 1/-. Blue/ Blue
82 1/-. Yellow
1876 - PROVISIONAL
V 26 83 '8d EIGHTPENCE 8d' on 9d. Brown/Pink
1880/84 - "NAISH & BELL" DESIGNS
V 27 84 1d. Green
V 28 85 2d. Brown
86 2d. Mauve
V 29 87 4d. Red
88 4d. Yellow
V 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)
V 31 91 '½ HALF ½' on 1d. Green
V 32 92 1d. Green
V 33 93 3d. Mauve
V 34 94 4d. Red
V 35 95 6d. Blue
V 36 96 1/-. Blue/ Blue
V 37 97 2/-. Blue/ Green
V 38 98 2/6. Orange-Yellow
V 39 99 5/-. Blue/ Yellow
V 40 100 10/-. Brown/ Rose
V 41 101 £1. Mauve/ Yellow
V 42 102 £5. Black & Green
1884 - 'STAMP DUTY'
V 43 103 1d. Green
V 44 104 1d. Olive
V 45 105 6d. Blue
V 46 106 1/-. Blue/ Blue
107 1/-. Blue/ Yellow
V 47 108 1/6. Pink
V 48 109 2/-. Blue/ Green
V 49 110 2/6. Orange
111 2/6. Yellow
V 50 112 3/-. Purple/ Blue
113 3/-. Olive
V 51 114 4/-. Orange
V 52 115 5/-. Purple/ Yellow
116 5/-. Carmine/ Yellow
117 5/-. Scarlet
V 53 118 6/-. Green
V 54 119 10/-. Brown/ Pink
120 10/-. Green
V 55 121 15/-. Mauve
122 15/-. Brown
V 56 123 £1. Orange/ Yellow
V 57 124 £1/5/-. Pink
V 58 125 £1/10/-. Olive
V 59 126 35/-. Mauve
V 60 127 £2. Blue
V 61 128 45/-. Violet
V 62 129 £5. Rose-Pink
V 63 130 £6. Blue/ Pink
V 64 131 £7. Purple/ Blue
V 65 132 £8. Scarlet/ Yellow
V 66 133 £9. Green/ Green
V 67 134 £10. Mauve
V 68 135 £25. Green
V 69 136 £50. Violet
V 70 137 £100. Red
1884/1901 - 'STAMP DUTY'
V 71 138 ½d. Red
V 72 139 1d. Green
V 73 140 2d. Mauve
V 72 141 3d. Yellow-Brown
142 3d. Green
V 74 143 4d. Magenta
143A 4d. Lilac  (Printing Error)
V 72 144 6d. Blue
V 75 145 8d. Red/ Pink
V 73 146 1/-. Blue/ Yellow
V 75 147 2/-. Olive/ Green
148 2/-. Green
1885 - 'STAMP DUTY' OVERPRINT
V 13 sd 149 3d. Yellow-Orange  (Blue Opt.)
V 29 sd 150 4d. Red  (Blue Opt.)
V 25 sd 151 1/-. Blue/ Blue  (Blue Opt.)
152 1/-. Blue/ Blue  (Black Opt.)
V 30 sd 153 2/-. Blue/ Blue  (Black Opt.)
1886/97 - 'STAMP DUTY'
V 76 154 ½d. Lilac
155 ½d. Red
156 ½d. Green
V 77 157 1d. Green
V 78 158 2d. Lilac
V 79 159 4d. Red
V 80 160 6d. Blue
V 81 161 1/-. Purple-Brown
162 1/-. Red
V 82 163 1/6. Blue
164 1/6. Orange
1887/90 - 'STAMP DUTY', High Values
V 83 165 £5. Blue & Brown-Purple
V 84 166 £6. Yellow & Blue
V 85 167 £7. Red & Black
V 86 168 £8. Lilac & Orange
V 87 169 £9. Green & Red
1890/1900 - INSCRIBED 'STAMP DUTY'  (Except 1½d.)
V 88 170 1d. Brown/ Rose
171 1d. Brown to Yellow
172 1d. Red
173 1d. Olive
V 89 174 1½d. Green
175 1½d. Red/ Yellow
V 90 176 2½d. Red/ Yellow
177 2½d. Blue
V 91 178 5d. Brown
1897 - HOSPITAL FUND
V 92 179 1d. (1/-) Blue
V 93 180 2½d. (2/6) Brown
1900 - BOER WAR PATRIOTIC FUND
V 94 181 1d. (1/-) Brown
V 95 182 2d. (2/-) Green
1901/12 - COMMONWEALTH PERIOD Inscribed "POSTAGE'
V 96 183 ½d. Green  (3 Dies)
V 97 184 1d. Red  (3 Dies)
V 98 185 1½d. Red/ Yellow
V 99 186 2d. Mauve
V 100 187 2½d. Blue
V 101 188 3d. Brown
189 3d. Yellow
V 102 190 4d. Olive
V 103 191 5d. Brown
V 104 192 6d. Green
V 105 193 9d. Red
V 106 194 1/-. Orange
195 1/-. Yellow
V 107 196 2/-. Blue/ Pink
V 108 197 5/-. Red & Blue
V 109 198 £1. Red
V 110 199 £2. Blue
1912 - SURCHARGE
V 111 200 'ONE PENNY' on 2d. Mauve
1890/95 - POSTAGE DUE
V PD1 D1 ½d. Blue & Red
D2 1d. Blue & Red
D3 2d. Blue & Red
D4 4d. Blue & Red
D5 5d. Blue & Red
D6 6d. Blue & Red
D7 10d. Blue & Red
D8 1/-. Blue & Red
D9 2/-. Blue & Red
D10 5/-. Blue & Red
1895/1907 - POSTAGE DUE
V PD1 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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