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War Savings & Certificate Stamps of Australia

Incorporating World War One and World War Two and beyond

 

ISSN 1836-0084

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


 
 

This FREE online catalogue is courtesy of Dave Elsmore 

This is a Catalogue only.

Nothing is for sale from these pages. It is purely to help guide you to better collecting.

Priced from Collectors, Dealers & Auctions.

I would welcome any comments to improve the pages.

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Click here to see also the Australian War Savings Stamps - 1 Frame Exhibit

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Australian Saving Stamps & Savings Certificates

Contents:

1. World War I 6d & 2/6d Savings Stamps

2. World War II 6d Savings Stamps

3. National Savings 5/- Stamp

4. Australian War Memorial 6d Stamp

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1. World War I

War Savings Stamps

Watermark Crown/A

  

1915 August - Watermark Crow/A paper Single line perf 11 or 14 for 6d & 2/6. Colour: 6d Blue, 2/6d Brown. Sheet Size 120 on 10x12

1.   6d-$15.00[mint with gum]

1a.  6d-$5.00[mint without gum]

2.   2/6-$350.00[mint with gum]

2a. 2/6-$250.00[mint without gum]

Harrison Imprint-$1,000 [found reading down in right margin]

Booklet-from-$200.00

Philatelic covers exist. Price by collector negotiation.

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2. World War II

War Savings Stamp

Boulton Defiant War Plane

1940

Watermark Crown/A

 

Imprint

1940 24 June - 1 Sep 1942 Watermark Crown/A [sideways] Perf 11. Flat Bed Printed. Colour: Imperial Blue, Sheet size 120. 10 million printed by flat-bed. Prices are for mint with gum

3. 6d-$35.00

Plate 2-$300.00

Plate 3-$300.00

Plate 5-$300-00

McCracken Imprint-300.00

Booklet-from-$80.00

 

Only plates 2, 3 & 5 were used

Earliest Recorded Date of Use 23 July 1940 [philatelic cover not valid for postal use]

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1941

Unwatermarked

 

1941 August with March 1944 reissue - No watermark Single Line Perf 11. Colour: Imperial Blue. 30 million printed by flat-bed. Prices are for mint with gum

4. 6d-$10.00

4a. 6d-[Printed on Burnie Calendered Paper]-$400.00

Plate 2-$300.00

Plate 3-$300.00

Plate 5-$300-00

McCracken Imprint-$150.00

Booklet-from-$50.00

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1942

Unwatermarked

 

1942 August - No watermark on 'Luffts' gummed paper by Rotary Intaglio Machine Comb perf 14x14. Colour: Imperial Blue. Printed sheet size 480. Prices are for mint with gum

5. 6d-$20.00

Plate 2-$300.00

Plate 3-$300.00

Plate 5-$300-00

Authority Imprint-$50.00

Booklet-from-$30.00

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1943

CofA Watermark

 

1943 Oct [also May 1945 printings] - Multi Crown CofA Watermarked stamp paper Comb perf 14½x14. Colour: Imperial Blue. Prices are for mint with gum

6. 6d-$5.00

Plate 2-$300.00

Plate 3-$300.00

Plate 5-$300-00

Authority Imprint-$50.00

Booklet-from-$20.00

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1943 Nov - Multi Crown CofA Watermarked stamp paper Perf 12½. Colour: Imperial Blue. Prices are for mint with gum

7. 6d-$25.00

Note: A small number of perf 12 stamps went on sale very late in 1943.

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3. 5/- National Savings Stamp

National Savings Stamps

1943

Unwatermarked

 

1943 August - No Watermark paper Single line perf 11. Colour: Brown. Sheet Size 80 on. Prices are for mint gummed stamps.

8. 5/--$150.00[mint with gum]

8a. 5/--$80.00[mint without gum]

Booklet-from-$350.00

Authority Imprint-$2,000[pair]

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4. Australian War Memorial

Savings Certificate Stamp

1946

CofA Watermark

 

1946 June - Multi Crown CofA Watermarked ['coated' also known as 'chalk surfaced'] paper Comb perf 14x14½. Colour: Imperial Blue. 2.4 million printed very few sold. Prices are for with or without gum

9. 6d-$350.00

Authority Imprint-$4,000

Booklet-from-$1,000

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Click here to see also the Australian War Savings Stamps - 1 Frame Exhibit

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