History of The Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue
 
 


Queensland
Australian Colonies (State) Stamps

Stamp Reference and Stamp Type Numbers are from Brusden-White's 1990 Section A update to their 1988 Loose Leaf Catalogue

Other States:   NSW   SA   TAS   VIC   WA 

Updated: 26 June 2022


Queensland
Stamps consecutively numbered
1860    CHALON HEAD: Imperforate
The design is based on a portrait of Queen Victoria painted by Alfred Chalon
1
Stamp
1d.  Red
QLD Type 1
2
Stamp
2d.  Blue
QLD Type 1
3
Stamp
6d.  Green
QLD Type 1
Imperforate Gummed Stamps
1 - 1d.  Red
2 - 2d.  Blue
3 - 6d.  Green
1860-1881    CHALON HEAD: Perforated
Queen Victoria
4
Stamp
1d.  Red
QLD Type 1
5
Stamp
1d.  Orange
QLD Type 1
6
Stamp
2d.  Blue
QLD Type 1
7
Stamp
3d.  Brown
QLD Type 1

8
Stamp
3d.  Olive
QLD Type 1
9
Stamp
4d.  Lilac
QLD Type 1
10
Stamp
4d.  Slate
QLD Type 1
11
Stamp
4d.  Yellow
QLD Type 1

12
Stamp
6d.  Green
QLD Type 1
13
Stamp
1s.  Purple
QLD Type 1
14
Stamp
1s.  Grey
QLD Type 1
15
Stamp
2s.  Blue
QLD Type 1

16
Stamp
2s6d.  Red
QLD Type 1
17
Stamp
5s.  Red
QLD Type 1
18
Stamp
5s.  Yellow
QLD Type 1
19
Stamp
10s.  Brown
QLD Type 1
20

20s.  Rose
QLD Type 1
Perforated Gummed Stamps
  4   -   1d.  Red
  5   -   1d.  Orange
  6   -   2d.  Blue
  7   -   3d.  Brown
  8   -   3d.  Olive
  9   -   4d.  Lilac
10 -     4d.  Slate
11 -     4d.  Yellow
12 -     6d.  Green
13 -      1s.  Purple
14 -      1s.  Grey
15 -      2s.  Blue
16 -  2s6d.  Red
17 -       5s.  Red
18 -       5s.  Yellow
19 -     10s.  Brown
20 -     20s.  Rose
1860-1864    REGISTERED
For use on registered mail, which at the time was 6d.
21
Stamp
(6d.)  Yellow
QLD Type 1a
Perforated Gummed Stamps
21 - (6d.)  Yellow
1879-1881    FIRST SIDEFACE
Queen Victoria
22 - 23
Stamp
1d.  Brown
QLD Type 2
24 - 25
Stamp
1d.  Orange
QLD Type 2
26 - 27
Stamp
1d.  Red
QLD Type 2
28 - 29
Stamp
2d.  Blue
QLD Type 2

30
Stamp
4d.  Yellow
QLD Type 2
31
Stamp
6d.  Green
QLD Type 2
32
Stamp
1s.  Mauve
QLD Type 2
Perforated Gummed Stamps
22 - 1d.  Brown  Die I
23 - 1d.  Brown 
Die II
24 - 1d.  Orange
 Die I
25 - 1d.  Orange 
Die II
26 - 1d.  Red 
Die I
27 - 1d.  Red
 Die II
28 - 2d.  Blue 
Die I
29 - 2d.  Blue
 Die II
30 - 4d.  Yellow
31 - 6d.  Green
32 -  1s.  Mauve

1980    SURCHARGE
Queen Victoria
33 - 34
Stamp
"Half-penny" on 1d.  Brown
QLD Type 3
Perforated Gummed Stamps
33 - 'Half-penny' on 1d.  Brown   Die I
34 - 'Half-penny' on 1d.  Brown 
Die II
1980    POSTAL FISCAL STAMPS: Flor-de-Lis in top corners  (Printed 1866-1874)
Authorised for Postal use until 1st July 1892
35
Stamp
1d.  Blue
QLD Type 4
36
Stamp
6d.  Violet
QLD Type 4
37
Stamp
6d.  Blue
QLD Type 4
38
Stamp
1s.  Green
QLD Type 4
39
Stamp
2s.  Brown
QLD Type 4

40
Stamp
2s6d.  Red
QLD Type 4
41
Stamp
5s.  Yellow
QLD Type 4
42
Stamp
6s.  Yellow
QLD Type 4
43
Stamp
10s.  Yellow-Green
QLD Type 4
44
Stamp
20/-.  Rose
QLD Type 4
Perforated Gummed Stamps
35 -      1d.  Blue
36 -      6d.  Violet
37 -      6d.  Blue
38 -      1s.  Green
39 -       2s.  Brown
40 -  2s6d.  Red
41 -       5s.  Yellow
42 -       6s.  Yellow
43 -     10s.  Yellow-Green
44 -     20s.  Rose
1980    POSTAL FISCAL STAMPS: Blocks in frame corners (Printed 1872-1873)
Authorised for Postal use until 1st July 1892
45
Stamp
1d.  Mauve
QLD Type 5
46
Stamp
6d.  Lilac
QLD Type 5
47
Stamp
6d.  Brown
QLD Type 5
48
Stamp
1s.  Green
QLD Type 5

49
Stamp
2s.  Blue
QLD Type 5
50
Stamp
2s6d.  Vermilion
QLD Type 5
51
Stamp
5s.  Orange-Brown
QLD Type 5
52
Stamp
10s.  Brown
QLD Type 5
53
Stamp
20s.  Rose
QLD Type 5
Perforated Gummed Stamps
45 -       1d.  Mauve
46 -       6d.  Lilac
47 -       6d.  Brown
48 -       1s.  Green
49 -       2s.  Blue
50 -   2s6d.  Vermilion
51 -       5s.  Orange-Brown
52 -     10s.  Brown
53 -     20s.  Rose
1980    POSTAL FISCAL STAMPS: Printed 1879
Authorised for Postal use until 1st July 1892
54
Stamp
1d.  Violet
QLD Type 6
Perforated Gummed Stamps
54 - 1d.  Violet
1882-1905    CHALON HEAD: High Values
Stamps issued both Recess & Lithographic printed
55
Stamp
2s-.  Blue
QLD Type 7
56
Stamp
2s6d.  Vermilion
QLD Type 7
57
Stamp
5s.  Rose
QLD Type 7
58
Stamp
10s.  Brown
QLD Type 7
59
Stamp
£1.  Dark Green
QLD Type 7
Perforated Gummed Stamps
55 -      2s.  Blue
56 -  2s6d.  Vermilion
57 -      5s.  Rose
58 -    10s.  Brown
59 -      £1.  Dark Green
1882-1896    SECOND SIDEFACE: Shaded background
Queen Victoria
60
Stamp
½d.  Green
QLD Type 8
61a - 61b
Stamp
1d.  Orange-Red
QLD Type 9

62
Stamp
2d.  Blue
QLD Type 10
63
Stamp
2½d.  Red
QLD Type 10
64
Stamp
3d.  Brown
QLD Type 10
65
Stamp
4d.  Yellow
QLD Type 10

65c
Stamp
4d.  Orange
QLD Type 10
66
Stamp
6d.  Green
QLD Type 10
67
Stamp
1s.  Mauve
QLD Type 10
68
Stamp
2s.  Brown
QLD Type 10
Perforated Gummed Stamps
60 -  ½d.  Green
61a - 1d.  Orange-Red  Shaded throat
61b - 1d.  Orange-Red 
White throat
62 -    2d.  Blue
63 - 2½d.  Red
64 -    3d.  Brown
65 -    4d.  Yellow
65c -  4d.  Orange
66 -    6d.  Green
67 -    1s.  Mauve
68 -    2s.  Brown

1890 -1896    THIRD SIDEFACE: Unshaded background
Queen Victoria
69
Stamp
½d.  Green
QLD Type 11

70
Stamp
1d.  Red-Orange
QLD Type 12
71
Stamp
2d.  Blue
QLD Type 12
72
Stamp
2½d.  Rose
QLD Type 13
73
Stamp
5d.  Purple-Brown
QLD Type 14
Perforated Gummed Stamps
69 -   ½d.  Green
70 -    1d.  Red-Orange
71 -    2d.  Blue
72 - 2½d.  Rose
73 -    5d.  Purple-Brown
1896    SIDEFACE: Figures in lower corners
Queen Victoria
74
Stamp
1d.  Vermillion
QLD Type 15
Perforated Gummed Stamps
74 - 1d.  Vermillion
1897-1911    FOURTH SIDEFACE: Four values in corners
Queen Victoria
75
Stamp
½d.  Green
QLD Type 16
76
Stamp
1d.  Red
QLD Type 17
77
Stamp
2d.  Blue
QLD Type 17
78
Stamp
2½d.  Red
QLD Type 18

79
Stamp
2½d.  Purple/ Blue
QLD Type 18
80
Stamp
3d.  Brown
QLD Type 17
81
Stamp
4d.  Yellow
QLD Type 17
82
Stamp
4d.  Black
QLD Type 17

83
Stamp
5d.  Brown
QLD Type 19
84
Stamp
6d.  Green
QLD Type 17
85
Stamp
1s.  Mauve
QLD Type 19
86
Stamp
2s. Green
QLD Type 19
Perforated Gummed Stamps
75 -  ½d.  Green
76 -   1d.  Red
77 -   2d.  Blue
78 - 2½d. Red
79 - 2½d.  Purple/ Blue
80 -    3d.  Brown
81 -    4d.  Yellow
82 -    4d.  Black
83 -    5d.  Brown
84 -    6d.  Green
85 -     1s.  Mauve
86 -     2s.  Green
1897-1898    TRIAL SEPARATIONS: Zig-Zag Roulettes
Queen Victoria
87
Stamp
1d.  Red
QLD Type 17
Rouletted Gummed Stamps
87 - 1d.  Red
1899-1906    HALFPENNY
Queen Victoria
88
Stamp
½d.  Green
QLD Type 20
Perforated Gummed Stamps
88 - ½d.  Green
1900    PATRIOTIC FUND
Queen Victoria
89
Stamp
1d. (1s.)  Claret
QLD Type 21
90
Stamp
2d. (2s.)  Violet
QLD Type 22
Perforated Gummed Stamps
89 - 1d. (1s)  Claret
90 - 2d. (2s)  Violet
1903    COMMONWEALTH ISSUE
Design intended as the first true Commonwealth Issue, but only adopted by NSW & QLD
91
Stamp
9d.  Brown & Blue
QLD Type 23
Perforated Gummed Stamps
91 - 9d.  Brown & Blue


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