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King George V - Other Stamps
(Includes the other KGV 1914 Engraved Stamps)
1914-1936

Stamp Reference Numbers & Shades are from Brusden-White's 2018 'King George V' Catalogue




Last updated: 16 August, 2020.


1914   6d. Kookaburra - Engraved
Intended to replace the Kangaroo & Map Series
60
Stamp
6d.  Kookaburra
60 - 6d. Kookaburra
A
- Maroon.
B - Reddish Maroon.
1914   2d. King George V & 1/-. Black Swan - Engraved & Unissued
One plate of 120 of each stamp were printed & only a few stamps survived
61PP(2)A
Stamp
2d.  King George V
62PP(1)A
Stamp
1/-.  Black Swan
61PP(1) - 2d. King George V  Imperf.
Green.

61PP(2) - 2d. King George V  Perf.
A -
Purple-Black.
B - Purple.

62PP(1) - 1/-. Black Swan  Perf.
A - Deep Purple-Brown.
B - Light Brown.
1927   Opening of Canberra Parliament House 
Commemorating the Opening on 9 May 1927 by the future KGV
132
Stamp
1½d.  Parliament House
132 - 1½d. Opening of Parliament House
Brownish Lake.
1928   International Philatelic Exhibition, Melbourne
Same die at the 1914 Kookaburra
133
Stamp
3d.  Kookaburra
133MS
Image
Miniature Sheet
133 - 3d. International Philatelic Exhibition
Blue.

133MS - Miniature sheet 
Block of 4 with margins.
Blue.
1929-1938   3d. Air Mail 
First Airmail Service between Perth and Adelaide
134-135
Stamp
3d.  Air Mail Service

136-137
Stamp
Booklet Pane
B50
Stamp
3/-.  Booklet Cover
SHEET STAMPS
134 - 3d. Air Mail  Type A
Dull Green.
135 - 3d. Air Mail  Type B
Dull Green.

BOOKLET STAMPS
136 - 3d. Air Mail  Type A
 Dull Green.
137 - 3d. Air Mail  Type B
Dull Yellow-Green.
1929   Centenary of Western Australia 
Commemorating the first European settlement of Western Australia
138
Stamp
1½d.  Black Swan
138 - 1½d. Western Australia 
A
- Carmine-Red.
B - Claret.
1930   Centenary of Stuart's Exploration
Captain John Stuart's exploration of the Murray River
139
Stamp
1½d.  Charles Stuart
140
Stamp
3d.  Charles Stuart
139 - 1½d. Stuart's Exploration
A
- Carmine-Red.
B - Carmine-Lake.

140 - 3d. Stuart's Exploration
Blue.
1931   Kingsford Smith's World Flights
Commemorating the achievements of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
141
Stamp
2d.  "Southern Cross"
142
Stamp
3d.  "Southern Cross"
143
Stamp
6d.  "Southern Cross"
   
141os
Stamp
2d.  "Southern Cross" OS
142os
Stamp
3d.  "Southern Cross" OS
141 - 2d. Kingsford Smith
Carmine-Red.

142 - 3d. Kingsford Smith
Bright Blue.

143 - 6d. Kingsford Smith
Dull Violet.


141(OS) - 2d. Kingsford Smith "OS"
Carmine-Red.

142(OS) - 3d. Kingsford Smith "OS"
Bright Blue.
1931-1938   6d. Air Mail 
Kingsford Smith's Stamp now inscribed "AIR MAIL SERVICE"
144
Stamp
6d.  Air Mail Service
144os
Stamp
6d.  Air Mail Service OS
144 - 6d. Air Mail
A
- Dull Brown.
B - Grey-Brown.


144(OS) - 6d. Air Mail "OS"
Dull Brown.
1932-1937   1/-. Lyrebird 
A new Definitive Stamp replacing the 1/-  Kangaroo stamp
145
Stamp
1/-.  Lyrebird
145os
Stamp
1/-.  Lyrebird OS
145 - 1/-. Lyrebird
A
- Green.
B - Yellowish Green.


145(OS) - 1/-. Lyrebird  "OS"
A
- Green.
B
- Yellowish Green.
1932   Opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge
Commemorating the Opening on 19 March 1932
146
Stamp
2d.  Harbour Bridge (Engraved)
147
Stamp
3d.  Harbour Bridge
148
Stamp
5/-.  Harbour Bridge

146os
Stamp
2d.  Harbour Bridge OS
147os
Stamp
3d.  Harbour Bridge OS
149
Stamp
2d.  Harbour Bridge (Typographed)

146 - 148 are Recess printed

146 - 2d. Sydney Harbour Bridge
A
- Carmine-Red.  Type A
B - Carmine-Red.  Type B

147 - 3d. Sydney Harbour Bridge
A
- Blue.  Type A
B - Blue.  Type B

148 - 5/-. Sydney Harbour Bridge
Dark Green.

146(OS) - 2d. Sydney Harbour Bridge "OS"
Carmine-Red.

147(OS) - 3d. Sydney Harbour Bridge "OS"
Blue.

149 is Letterpress printed

149 - 2d. Sydney Harbour Bridge
Scarlet.
1932-1937   6d. Kookaburra
A new Definitive Stamp replacing the 6d  Kangaroo stamp
150
Stamp
6d.  Kookaburra
150 - 6d. Kookaburra
Red-Brown. (Shades)
1934   Centenary of Victoria
Commemorating the first European settlement of Victoria
151 & 154
Stamp
2d.  Yarra River
152 & 155
Stamp
3d.  Yarra River
153 & 156
Stamp
1/-.  Yarra River

Perf. 10·5

151 - 2d. Centenary of Victoria
A
- Vermilion  Cowan paper
B - Very Pale Terra Cotta  Wiggins Teape paper
C - Vermilion  Wiggins Teape paper

152 - 3d. Centenary of Victoria
A
- Bright Blue  Cowan paper
B - Deep Bright Blue  Cowan paper

153 - 1/-. Centenary of Victoria
Black.  Wiggins Teape paper


Perf. 11·5

154 - 2d. Centenary of Victoria
A - Vermilion.  Cowan paper
C - Vermilion.  Wiggins Teape paper

155 - 3d. Centenary of Victoria
Bright BlueCowan paper

156 - 1/-. Centenary of Victoria
Black.
 Wiggins Teape paper
1934   Macarthur Death Centenary
John Macarthur, founder of the wool industry in Australia
157
Stamp
2d.  Merino Ram (White Hills)
158
Stamp
2d.  Merino Ram (Dark Hills)
 
159
Stamp
3d.  Merino Ram
160
Stamp
9d.  Merino Ram
157 - 2d. Macarthur Centenary  Die 1 (White Hills)
Carmine.

158 - 2d. Macarthur Centenary   Die 2  (Dark Hills)
Carmine.

159 - 3d. Macarthur Centenary 
Blue.

160 - 9d. Macarthur Centenary 
Purple.
1934-1949   1/6d. Hermes
Commemorating the commencement of the Australia to England air service
161-163
Stamp
1/6d.  Hermes, Greek God of Speed
Unwatermarked paper.
161 - 1/6d. Hermes
Dull Claret.

Chalk-surfaced Watermarked paper.
162 - 1/6d. Hermes
Dull Claret.

Thin unsurfaced Watermarked paper.
163 - 1/6d. Hermes
Dull Claret.
1935   20th Anniversary of ANZAC Landing
Commemorating the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915
164
Stamp
2d.  Cenotaph, Whitehall
165
Stamp
1/-.  Cenotaph, Whitehall
164 - 2d. Anniversary of ANZAC Landing
Scarlet.

165 - 1/-. Anniversary of ANZAC Landing
Black.
1935   Silver Jubilee of King George V
Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Reign of King George V
166
Stamp
2d.  KGV on horse "Anzac"
167
Stamp
3d.  KGV on horse "Anzac"
168
Stamp
2/-.  KGV on horse "Anzac"
166 - 2d. KGV Silver Jubilee
A
- Carmine-Red.
B - Scarlet.
C - Bright Brownish Red.

167 - 3d. KGV Silver Jubilee
A
- Dull Blue.
B - Bright Blue.

168 - 2/-. KGV Silver Jubilee
A
- Violet.
B - Aniline Violet.
1936   Opening of Tasmanian Submarine Cable
Commemorating linking Tasmania to the Australian mainland
169
Stamp
2d.  Amphitrite
170
Stamp
3d.  Amphitrite
169 - 2d.  Tasmanian Submarine Cable
A
- Scarlet Type A.
B - Scarlet.  Type B.

170 - 3d.  Tasmanian Submarine Cable
Blue.
1936   Centenary of South Australia
Commemorating the first European settlement of South Australia
171
Stamp
2d.  Proclamation Tree
172
Stamp
3d.  Proclamation Tree
173
Stamp
1/-.  Proclamation Tree
171 - 2d. Centenary of South Australia
Carmine.

172 - 3d. Centenary of South Australia
Blue.

173 - 1/-. Centenary of South Australia
Green.


This completes the Stamps of the Brusden-White King George V Catalogue

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