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Western Australia
Australian Colonies (State) Stamps

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

Click to view a List of these stamps:  HERE  

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Last updated: 2 December, 2020.

1854-1860    SWAN Types  Imperforate
Printed from Perkins Bacon plates
1 - 1d. Black
Stamp
WA Type 1
Imperforate
2 - 2d. Orange
Stamp
WA Type 1
Imperforate
3 - 4d. Blue
Stamp
WA Type 2
Imperforate

4 - 4d. Blue
Stamp
WA Type 1
Imperforate
5 - 6d. Green
Stamp
WA Type 1
Imperforate
6 - 1s. Brown
Stamp
WA Type 3
Imperforate
1854-1860    SWAN Types  Roulette
7 - 2d. Black
Stamp
WA Type 1
Roulette
8 - 2d. Orange
Stamp
WA Type 1
Roulette
9 - 4d. Blue
Stamp
WA Type 2
Roulette

10 - 4d. Blue
Stamp
WA Type 1
Roulette
11 - 6d. Green
Stamp
WA Type 1
Roulette
12 - 1s. Brown
Stamp
WA Type 3
Roulette
1857-1859    SWAN Types  Imperforate
13 - 2d. Brown/ Red
Stamp
WA Type 4
Imperforate
14 - 6d. Black-Bronze
Stamp
WA Type 4
Imperforate
1857-1859    SWAN Types  Roulette
15 - 2d. Bronze/ Red
Stamp
WA Type 4
Roulette
16 - 6d. Black-Bronze
Stamp
WA Type 4
Roulette
1861-1890  SWAN Types  Perforate 
1861 Perkins Bacon Printings, then 1863 to 1885 De La Rue Printings from the Perkins Bacon plates, then De La Rue surface-printed issues
17 - 1d. Red
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
18 - 1d. Yellow
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
19 - 1d. Pink
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
20 - 2d. Blue
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate

21 - 2d. Yellow
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
22 - 2d. Grey
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
23 - 4d. Vermilion
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
24 - 4d. Red
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate

25 - 4d. Brown
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
26 - 6d. Brown
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
27 - 6d. Violet
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
28 - 1s. Green
Stamp
WA Type 1
Perforate
1872-1912    DE LA RUE SWANS
De La Rue is a UK stamp printing company
29 - 3d. Brown

WA Type 5
1875    SWAN SURCHARGE
30 - "ONE PENNY" on 2d. Yellow
Green Overprint
Stamp
WA Type 6
Stamp 21 Overprinted
1884-1885   SWAN  SURCHARGES
31 - "½" on 1d. Yellow
Red Overprint
Stamp
WA Type 7
Stamp 18 Overprinted
32 - "1d." on 3d. Brown
 Green Overprint
Stamp
WA Type 8
Stamp 29 Overprinted
1885-1912    DE LA RUE SWANS
De La Rue Surface Printed Issues
33 - ½d. Green
Stamp
WA Type 9
34 - 1d. Red
Stamp
WA Type 10
35 - 2d. Grey
Stamp
WA Type 11
36 - 2d. Yellow

WA Type 11

37 - 2½d. Blue
Stamp
WA Type 12
38 - 4d. Brown
Stamp
WA Type 12
39 - 5d. Olive-Green
Stamp
WA Type 12
40 - 6d. Violet
Stamp
WA Type 12
41 - 1s. Green
Stamp
WA Type 12
1886    TELEGRAPH STAMP
On 25th October 1886, the 1d. Telegraph Stamp was authorised for postal use during a shortage. The 6d. Lilac Telegraph has also been used but was never authoried.
42 - 1d. Bistre
Stamp
WA Type 13
1893   POSTAL ISSUES INTERNAL REVENUE  Overprinted "I.R." and "POSTAGE" obliterated with 1 or 2 bars.
43 - Green overprint on 1d. Bistre
Stamp
WA Type 1
Stamp 18 Overprinted
1893    POSTAL ISSUES INTERNAL REVENUE    Overprinted "I.R." & "value in words"
44 - "I.R." & "ONE PENNY" on 3d. Lilac 
Stamp
WA Type 14
45 - "I.R." & "TWO PENCE" on 3d. Lilac
Stamp
WA Type 14
46 - "I.R." & "THREE PENCE" on 3d. Lilac 
Stamp
WA Type 14
47 - "I.R." & "SIX PENCE" on 3d. Lilac 
Stamp
WA Type 14
48 - "I.R." & "ONE SHILLING" on 3d. Lilac 
Stamp
WA Type 14
1893 - INTERNAL REVENUE  Long Type 
Higher values exist but were not authorised for postage
 49 - 1d. Purple
Stamp
WA Type 15 
 50 - 2d. Purple
Stamp
WA Type 15 
51 - 3d. Purple 
Stamp
WA Type 15 
52 - 6d. Purple 
Stamp
WA Type 15 
53 - 1s. Purple
Stamp
WA Type 15a 
1893-1895   SWAN SURCHARGES
54 - "Half-penny" on 3d. Brown
Green Overprint
Stamp
WA Type 16
55 - "Half-penny" on 3d. Brown
Red Trial Overprint, overprinted in Green
Stamp
WA Type 16
56 - "ONE PENNY" on 3d. Brown
Green Overprint
Stamp
WA Type 17
1901    SWAN  New Value
57 - 2½d. Blue
Stamp
WA Type 18
1902-1912    SWAN & QUEEN VICTORIA DEFINITIVES 
58 - 1d. Red
Stamp
WA Type 19 
 59 - 2d. Yellow
Stamp
WA Type 20
 60 - 4d. Brown
Stamp
WA Type 21

61 - 8d. Green
Stamp
WA Type 22  
62 - 9d. Orange
Stamp
WA Type 23  
63 - 10d. Red
Stamp
WA Type 24  

64 - 2s. Red/ Yellow
Stamp
WA Type 25
65 - 2s6d. Blue/ Rose
Stamp
WA Type 26
 66 - 5s. Green
Stamp
WA Type 27
 67 - 10s. Mauve
Stamp
WA Type 28
68 - £1. Orange-Brown
Stamp
WA Type 29
1906-1912    SWAN Types    New Values
69 - 6d. Violet
Stamp
WA Type 30
70 - 1s. Green
Stamp
WA Type 31
1912    SWAN SURCHARGE
71 - "ONE PENNY" on 2d. Yellow
Stamp
WA Type 32
Stamp 20 Overprinted

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