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The Early Federal Period, 1901-12
Australian Colonies (State) Stamps

Stamp Reference Numbers & Shades are from Section 1 of Brusden-White's 2004 Kangaroos Catalogue

Click to go down to:   NSW   QLD   SA   TAS   VIC   WA  

Last updated: 9 June, 2020.
  DRAFT LAYOUT ONLY

Section 1.1
NEW SOUTH WALES

1902–1912   ½d. QUEEN VICTORIA

Stamp
Type 1

Stamp
Type 2

TYPE 1 - Narrow 'H'; Pointed bust touches oval

Wmk. Crown over NSW (Type III)
Comb perf. 12 x 11.5
N1 A - Blue-Green
N1 B - Deep Blue-Green
N1 C - Greyish Green
Single line perf. 12 x 11
N2 A - Blue-Green
N2 B - Deep Blue-Green
Mixed single line perf. 12 & 11
N3    - Blue-Green

Wmk. Crown over Single-lined A
Comb perf. 12 x 11.5
N4 A - Blue-Green
N4 B - Deep Blue-Green
N4 C - Bright Blue-Green
Comb perf. 11.5 x 11
N5 A - Blue-Green
N5 B - Deep Blue-Green
N5 C - Bright Blue-Green

Wmk. Crown over Double-lined A
Comb perf. 12 x 11.5
N6    - Blue-Green


TYPE 2 - Wide 'H'; Rounded bust falls short of oval

Wmk. Crown over Single-lined A
Comb perf. 12 x 11.5
N7 A - Blue-Green
N7 B - Deep Blue-Green
N7 C - Pale Blue-Green
Comb perf. 11.5 x 11
N8 A - Blue-Green
N8 B - Deep Blue-Green
N8 C - Pale Blue-Green

1901–1912   1d. SHIELD

Stamp
Wmk. Crown over NSW (Type III)
Comb perf. 12 x 11.5
N9 A
- Carmine
N9 B
- Pale Carmine
N9 C
- Deep Carmine
N9 D
- Aniline Carmine

Single line perf. 11
N10 
- Carmine

Mixed comb perf. 12 x 11.5 & single line perf. 11
N11
  - Carmine

Wmk. Crown over Single-lined A
Comb perf. 12 x 11.5
N12 A
- Rose-Carmine
N12 B
- Pale Rose-Carmine

Comb perf. 11.5 x 11
N13 A
- Rose-Carmine
N13 B
- Carmine
N13 B
- Pale Carmine

Wmk. Crown over Double-lined A
Comb perf. 12 x 11.5
N14    
- Dull Rose
1902–1912    2d. QUEEN VICTORIA

Stamp

N15 A
- Cobalt-Blue
N15 B - Deep Cobalt-Blue

N16 A - Blue
N16 B - Deep Ultramarine
N16 C - Milky Blue

N17 A - Deep Ultramarine
N17 B - Milky Blue

N18 A - Milky Blue
N18 B - Deep Ultramarine

N19    - Cobalt-Blue

1902–1912    2½d. QUEEN VICTORIA

Stamp

N20 A
- Deep Blue
N20 B - Indigo-Blue

N21 A - Prussian Blue
N21 B - Indigo-Blue
N21 C - Deep Blue

N22     - Deep Blue

1903–1912    3d DIADEM

Stamp



N23 A
- Bright Yellow-Green
N23 B - Light Yellow-Green
N23 C - Deep Yellow-Green
N23 D - Dull Green

N24     - Bright Yellow-Green

N25 A - Bright Yellow-Green
N25 B - Light Yellow-Green
N25 C - Deep Yellow-Green
N25 D - Dull Green

N26 A - Bright Yellow-Green
N26 B - Light Yellow-Green

N27     - Dull Green

N28 A - Bright Yellow-Green
N28 B - Light Yellow-Green
N28 C - Dull Green

1902–1912     4d CAPTAIN COOK

Stamp


N29 A
- Deep Orange-Brown
N29 B - Orange-Brown
N29 C - Pale Orange-Brown

N30 A - Deep Orange-Brown
N30 B - Orange-Brown
N30 C - Pale Orange-Brown
N30 D - Brown
N30 E - Red-Brown
N30 F - Pale Red-Brown

N31 A - Orange-Brown
N32 B - Pale Orange-Brown

1903–1912  5d DIADEM

Stamp



N32 A
1902-1912  6d QUEEN AND SHIELD


N37 A
1902-1912  8d LYREBIRD

Stamp

N43 A
1902-1903  9d on 10d QUEEN VICTORIA

Stamp

N46 A
1903-1912  9d COMMONWEALTH

Stamp

N47 A
1902-1912  10d QUEEN VICTORIA

Stamp

N52 A
1902-1912  1s KANGAROO

Stamp


N58 A
1902-1912   2/6d LYREBIRD

Stamp

N62 A
1903-1912  10s "POSTAGE" OVERPRINT

Stamp




N69 A
1905-1912  20s CARRINGTON

Stamp


N74   
- Blue

N75 A - Violet-Blue
N75 B - Deep Blue

N76    - Blue

N77 A - Violet-Blue
N77 B - Deep Blue

N78 A - Pale Blue
N78 B - Bright Blue

N79 A - Blue
N79 B - Pale Blue

N80 A - Blue
N80 B - Pale Blue


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Section 1.2
QUEENSLAND

1899-1912  ½d. GREEN WIDOWED QUEEN

Stamp


Q1 A
-
1897–1912   1d. RED SIDEFACE


Q7 A
-
1897–1906   2d. BLUE SIDEFACE



Q16 A
-
1906–1908   2d. BLUE SIDEFACE - Redrawn Type 2


Q18 A
-
1908–1912   2d. BLUE SIDEFACE - Redrawn Type 2


Q20 A
-
1899–1912   2½d. PURPLE ON BLUE SIDEFACE

Stamp

Q23 A
-
1898–1912   3d. BROWN SIDEFACE


Q24 A
-
1898–1909   4d. YELLOW SIDEFACE


Q28 A
-
1909–1912   4d. GREY-BLACK SIDEFACE


Q31 A
-
1899–1912   5d. BROWN SIDEFACE

Stamp

Q34 A
-
1898–1912   6d. GREEN SIDEFACE


Q39 A
-
1902    6d. GREEN FIGURES IN LOWER CORNERS


Q42 A
-
1903–1912    9d. COMMONWEALTH

Stamp

Q43 A
-
1898–1912   1s. MAUVE SIDEFACE


Q47 A
-
1900–1912   2s. TURQUOISE-GREEN SIDEFACE


Q50 A
-
1890–1912   2s6d. VERMILION CHALON HEAD


Q52 A
-
1892–1912   5s. ROSE CHALON HEAD

Stamp

Q56 A
-
1892–1912   10s. SEPIA CHALON HEAD


Q59 A
-
1890–1912   £1 GREEN CHALON HEAD


Q61 A
-

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Section 1.3
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

1905-1912   ½d. G.P.O. Adelaide


Wmk. Crown over SA  (Detmold)
S1 - Yellow-Green

Wmk. Crown over A
S2 A
- Pale Green
S2 B - Blue-Green
S2 C - Yellow-Green
S2 D - Deep Yellow-Green

Wmk. Crown over A (Thin paper)
Comb perf. 12 x 11.5
S3 A
- Yellow-Green
S3 B - Deep Yellow-Green
Mixed Comb perf. 123 x 11.5 and single line perf. 12.4
S4    - Yellow-Green

1904-1912   1d. Queen Victoria

Wmk. Crown over SA  (Delmold)
S5 A
- Rosine
S5 B - Scarlet

Wmk. Crown over A
S6 A - Rosine
S6 B - Pale Rosine
S6 C - Scarlet

1904-1912   2d. Queen Victoria


S7     - Violet
1906-1912   2½d. Tannenberg Design




S12     -
1901-1902   9d. Perkins Design


S15     -
1901-1902   1s. Perkins Design



S16 A -
S16 B -
S16 C -

1901-1902   2s. Perkins Design


S17 A -
S17 B -
1902-1906   3d. Thin "Postage"



S18 A -
S18 B -
S18 C -

1902-1906   4d. Thin "Postage"


S20 A -
S20 B -
1902-1904   6d. Thin "Postage"

Stamp

S23 A -
S23 B -

1902-1905   8d. Thin "Postage"

 
1902-1904   9d. Thin "Postage"

 
1902-1907   10d. Thin "Postage"

 
1902-1904   1/-. Thin "Postage"

 
1902-1905   2/6d. Thin "Postage"

 
1902-1904   5/-. Thin "Postage"

 
1902-1908   10/-. Thin "Postage"

 
1902-1904   £1. Thin "Postage"

 
1906-1912   3d. Thick "Postage"

 
1906-1912   4d. Thick "Postage"

 
1904-1912   6d. Thick "Postage"

 
1906-1912   8d. Thick "Postage"

 
1907-1912   9d. Thick "Postage"

Stamp
 
1907-1912   10d. Thick "Postage"

 
1904-1912   1/-. Thick "Postage"

 
1905-1912   2/6d. Thick "Postage"

 
1904-1912   5/-. Thick "Postage"

 
1908-1912   10/-. Thick "Postage"

 
1904-1912   £1. Thick "Postage"


S69     - Deep Blue

S70     - Blue




33 - 1d. Green

SA Type 7
34 - 1d. Red

SA Type 7
35 - 2d. Orange

SA Type 8
36 - 2d. Violet

SA Type 8
41 - "HALF / PENNY"
on 1d. Green
Stamp
SA Type 9
Surcharge
42 - "HALF / O.S. / PENNY"
on 1d. Green
Stamp
SA Type 9
Heavy OS
43 - ½d. Brown

SA Type 10
44 - 3d. Green

SA Type 11
45 - 4d. Violet

SA Type 12
46 - 6d. Blue

SA Type 13
47 - ½d. Brown
Stamp
SA Type 10
Slim OS
48a - 4d. Violet

SA Type 12
Heavy OS
48b - 4d. Violet
Stamp
SA Type 12
Slim OS
48c  - 4d. Violet

SA Type 12
Wide OS

49a - 6d. Blue

SA Type 13
Heavy OS
49b - 6d. Blue

SA Type 13
Slim OS
49c  - 6d. Blue
Stamp
SA Type 13
Wide OS
1894-1911    NEW VALUES
70 - 2½d. Violet
71 - 5d. Brown-Purple
72 - 2½d. Purple
70 - 2½d. Violet
Stamp
SA Type 17
71 - 5d. Brown-Purple
Stamp
SA Type 18
72 - 2½d. Purple
Stamp
SA Type 17
1897-1901    NEW VALUES  Overprinted "OS"  Type 2 Slim
73 - 2½d. Violet
74 - 5d. Brown-Purple
75 - 2½d. Blue
73 - 2½d. Violet

SA Type 17
Slim OS
74 - 5d. Brown-Purple
Stamp
SA Type 18
Slim OS
75 - 2½d. Blue
Stamp
SA Type 17
Wide OS
1912-1911    HALFPENNY TYPE
76 - ½d. Green
76 - ½d. Green
Stamp
SA Type 19
1900    HALFPENNY TYPE   Overprinted "OS"  Type 3 Wide
77 - ½d. Green