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Commonwealth Railway Fee Stamps

inc Australian National Railways

ISSN 1836-0084

This is a 'work in progress' from a series of on line catalogues to help the collector and dealer alike.

 

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Constantly updated as information and prices are sourced. Prices are in Australian $

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Commonwealth Railways

1962

The first 'unit' in the Commonwealth system was from Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie known as the 'Trans Australian Rail', linking East to West opening on 24 Oct 1917. Subsequent lines from Port Augusta to Alice Springs, Darwin to Birdum & Canberra to Queanbeyan were added to the Commonwealth network.

1 Jan 1962 No Watermark on white or cream paper Perf 11 Prices are for mint copies

1d-$4.00 2d-$4.00 3d-$4.00 4d-$4.00 5d-$4.00 6d-$4.00 7d-$5.00 8d-$5.00 9d-$5.00 10d-$6.00 11d-$6.00 1/--$6.00  2/--$6.00  3/--$6.00  4/--$6.00  5/--$6.00  10/--$15.00

USED copies with railway cancels x 5

Sheets of mint remainders 1d-10/- are in the market place

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1966 Decimal

Background [overprint] serif

14 Feb 1966 No Watermark white paper Roulette 9 Prices are for mint copies

1c-$3.00 2c-$3.00 5c-$3.00 7c-$3.00 8c-$4.00 10c-$4.00 12c-$8.00 13c-$8.00 16c-$10.00 20c-$5.00 25c-$15.00 30c-$15.00 50c-$15.00 $1-$10.00

USED copies with railway cancels x 3

'Railways' over 'Commonwealth' x 3

Sheets of mint remainders are in the market place

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1966

     

                                               Violet CANCELLED from remainders                      Par favour cancel from remainders

Background [overprint] sans serif

1966 No Watermark white paper Roulette 9 Prices are for mint copies

7c-$4.00 10c-$4.00 12c-$4.00 30c-$4.00 50c-$5.00 75c-$10.00 $1-$8.00

USED copies with railway cancels x 2

Sheets of mint remainders are in the market place

 

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1968

Spelling Error 'CommoMwealth'

Background [overprint] serif

This issue superseded the NSW Canberra issue

1968 No Watermark white paper Roulette 9 Prices are for mint copies

1c-$15.00 2c-$15.00 5c-$8.00 7c-$15.00 8c-$15.00 10c-$12.00 12c-$25.00 13c-$25.00 16c-$25.00 20c-$25.00 25c-$25.00 30c-$25.00 50c-$20.00 $1-$30.00

Spelling Error 'CommoMwealth' Any Value-$150.00

USED copies with railway cancels x 2

Sheets of mint remainders are in the market place

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Australian National Railways Commission

1 July 1975

A.N.R. absorbs Tasmanian Government Railways. South Australia by 1978

Violet CANCELLED from remainders

1975c No Watermark white paper Roulette 9 Prices are for mint copies

1c-$2.00 2c-$2.00 25c-$2.00 30c-$2.00 50c-$2.00 $1-$2.00

USED copies with railway cancels x 2

Sheets of mint remainders are in the market place

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1978

Thin A.N.R.

1978c No Watermark cream paper Roulette 9 Prices are for mint copies

40c-$2.00 $2-$2.00

USED copies with railway cancels x 2

Sheets of mint remainders are in the market place

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1979

South Australian chain link security underprint paper

1979 No Watermark white paper Roulette 4.8 Prices are for mint or used copies

5c-10c 10c-10c 20c-10c 30c-20c 40c-20c 50c-40c 60c-50c 70c-50c 80c-50c 90c-60c $1-50c $2-$1.00 $5-$2.00

USED copies with railway cancels same price

Sheets of mint remainders are in the market place

 

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1983

AN Logo. Australian National

1983 No Watermark white paper Roulette 4.8 Prices are for mint or used copies

$2-.20

USED copies with railway cancels x 2

Sheets of mint remainders are in the market place

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Cash Register

A.N.R. South Australia

  

1981 CRA Canberra

Later Prefix issues: A. Post Augusta & Port Pirie, B. Alice Springs, C. Wyalla

 

From c1975 Plain paper imperf

Various values-$10.00 each

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Plain paper

Various values-$15.00 each

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