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 Victoria Revenue Stamps

ISSN 1836-0084

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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Constantly updated as information and prices are sourced.

Prices in Australian $ are for sound fiscally used copies, damaged copies by negotiation.

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Presentation Proof

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Contents:

Stamp Statute 1871-1884. Adhesive Stamp Duty 1879-1966. Fiscal Postal. Registered & Too Late. Numeral [large] 1902-1965. Numeral [small] 1915-1965. Revenue Stamped Paper [Impressed] 1890-1965. R.G.O. Fee 1879. Betting Tax 1916. Talking Tax 1902. Entertainment Tax 19--. Beer Duty 1880-1901. Relief Tax 1930-1932. Tax Instalments 1941-42. Cattle Duty 1924-1965. Swine Duty 1927-1965

 

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The Watermarks

Hollow Numeral Watermarks shown as:  1, 2 or 10etc, others by 'type'

              [type V1]                       [type V2]                    [type V3]                         [type V4]                  [type V5]                        [type V6]

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 Perforation Notes

Three listed line perforation machines were in use to 30 June 1901, none measure an accurate 12, 12½ or 13.

You need to base your measurements for perforations as follows:

Perf 12 will read 11½-12 [never over 12].

Perf 12½ will read 12¼-12½ [never over 12½]

Perf 13 will read 12½-13.

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1871 Statute

     

1871 Watermark Numeral 1, 2, 10  upright, sideways or inverted Perf 12 or 13 Shades Mint x 4

1/--$80.00 1/-[Unwatermarked]-$500.00 2/--$80.00 10/--$300.00

Recorded Watermark Positions: 1/--sideways up, down & no wmk. 2/--upright, reversed, sideways up & down. 10/--sideways down

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1871 Watermark V/Crown [type I] upright, inverted or sideways Perf 12, 12½ or 13 Mint x 4 Shades from several printings found

½d on 1d-$200.00 1d-$30.00 3d-$950.00 4d-$600.00 6d-$50.00 1/--$30.00 2/--$30.00 2/6d-$80.00 5/--$150.00 10/--$200.00 £1-$60.00 £5-$750.00

1/-[imperf - wmk upright]-$1,200.00 [One recorded fiscally used]

Set overprinted 'Reprint' -$450.00

Set overprinted 'SPECIMEN' -$10,000.00

Various hand painted essays exist, along with complete & incomplete die proofs from-$700.00each

    

The Gothic SPECIMEN & the unissued 12/6 plate proof in black

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1882 Watermark V/Crown [type II] upright or sideways Perf 12, 12½ or 13 Mint x 4

1d-$10.00 2/6d-$45.00 £5-$300.00

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1879 Adhesive Stamp Duty

   

Affixing to velum posed a problem this pair of £2 values have been stitched on with black string!

         

     

£25-£100 format

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1879 Watermark V/Crown [type I or II] & Crown/A upright or sideways Perf 12, 12½ or 13 all 3 perfs found on some values Shades Mint x 3

BEWARE: Perf 11 and some 12½ are re-issued post federation stamp duty worth 50% of below values

1d-[Green]$5.00 1d-[Brown]$3.00 6d-$3.00 1/--$2.00 1/6d-$5.00 2/--$3.00 2/6d-$4.00 3/--$5.00 4/--$4.00 5/--$5.00 5/-[Roulette 1932]-$8.00 5/6d-$4.00 6/--$5.00 8/--$5.00 10/--$5.00 15/--$5.00 £1-$3.00 £1/5/--$15.00 £1/10/--$50.00 35/-[*1]-$120.00 £2-$15.00 45/--$60.00 £5[*2]-$50.00 £6-$150.00 £7-$150.00 £8-$150.00 £9-$150.00 £10[*3]-$50.00 £25-$70.00 £50-$90.00 £100-$120.00 [Where a value is printed by the Lithographic & Typographic method the Lithographs can command a premium]

High Value Die Proofs: £6 Mauve manuscript 'PROOF' in red 1 recorded]-$20,000. £8 Black [5 recorded]-$6,000each. £9 [black on green, Royal Collection]-*. £10 Black [5 recorded]-$6,000each. £25 [black  Royal Collection]-*. £50 [black 1 recorded]-$10,000. £100 [black 2 recorded, 1 in Royal Collection]-$10,000.

Manuscript 'SPECIMEN' various-$200-$300each

Overprinted 'SPECIMEN' various-$50-$800each [scaled up from 1d-£100]

Overprinted 'REPRINT' various-$20each

[*1] This glamour stamp apparently had a print run of only 1200 copies but it would appear 99% have survived and therefore always available. One collector I know has well over 100 copies alone. Remember the 35/- is not scarce at all, it is like the 5/- Harbour Bridge postage issue, expensive but always in dealers stock

[*2] A recent hoard of over 100 have come onto the market

[*3] A recent hoard of over 200 have come onto the market

HOW?

Most values were printed Lithographic & Typographic. Many different printings and ink shades are known e.g. 20 different issues of the 5/- value are known. Several are very susceptible to fading in particular the 15/- Mauve & £1/5/- Dull Rose, prices above are for rich full colour, faded stamps belong in the bin!

I have been asked on more than one occasion "How can you tell the difference between a Lithographic and a Typographic printing?". After you have several stamp duties in front of you, you may see a difference between the same value some have a much crisper and more detailed printing these are the Typographic's known as a 'Typo Print' the rough or sometime blurred prints are the Lithographics known as a 'Litho Print'.

  

Lithographic Print                              Typographic Print

Care should also be taken as several copies have recently been sold on eBay as mint when they are no more than cleaned pen cancels done by unscrupulous philatelic vandals. Please email me if you have been offered mint stamps and are unsure

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1880 Unissued Perforated Die Proofs

 Singular struck die proofs.

c1880 Perf 12½ No watermark thick paper 3 'sets' with a single 15/- manuscript PROOF

7/- 8/- 9/- 11/- 12/- 13/- 14/- 16/- 17/- 18/- 19/--$1000.00each

15/--$1500.00

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1881 Unissued Perforated Die Proofs

Unique single value showing further horizontal die cutting of the solid background, drab in colour

c1881 Perf 11.6 No watermark thick paper

19/--$2500.00

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Fiscal Postal

Fiscal Postals; From 1 January 1884 to 1901 all listed postage stamps in Stanley Gibbons & Scott catalogue were available for revenue purposes. This time frame also allowed revenue stamps to be used postally.

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Registered & Too Late Revenues

  

The 'Registered' label of 1854 & 1857 & the 'Too Late' label of 1855 did not pay the postage and was an additional fee for the Registered or Too Late service, these can be classed as a revenues. These fee stamps are listed in SG & at the end of Victoria in the Scott catalogue. Although inscribed 'POSTAGE STAMP' these are Fee Stamps. Note the 'ONE' & 'SHILLING' were left by the printer in the lower left & right triangular cartouches when altering the die to accommodate the purpose lettering & value, making a face value on the Too Late fee 1/6d!

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1887

Bi-colour

1887 Watermark V/Crown [type II] upright or sideways Perf 12½ Mint x 10 Prices are for clean neat cancelled copies 95% are scruffy!

£5-$250.00 £6-$250.00 £7-$250.00 £8-$250.00 £9-$250.00

Perfin on £8-$300.00

Recorded Watermark Positions: £5-sideways left & right. £6-sideways left & right, upright & inverted. £7-sideways left & right. £8-upright & inverted. £9-sideways left & right

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1950

1950 Watermark V/Crown [type V] upright Perf 11 Mint x 10 Prices are for clean neat cancelled copies 95% are scruffy!

£5-$120.00 £6-$180.00 £7-$180.00 £8-$180.00 £9-$180.00

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1930

1930 Motor Transfer overprint

2/6d-$5.00

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VR Penalty Paid

   

                                                                  Purple                                                                           Blue

Watermark V/Crown Perf 12¼ Mint x 2

c1887 Nil value on stamp-[violet]-$120.00

c1887 Nil value on stamp-[blue]-$200.00

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1902 Numeral

[large]

1902-21 Watermark V/Crown [type IV] inverted or sideways Perf 12½ or 11 or Roulette 7. Roulette x 3 Mint x 2

1d-$2.00 6d-$2.00 1/--$5.00 1/6d-$25.00 2/--$25.00

1d Bistre 1902-05, Yellow-olive to yellow green 1906-10, Olive-yellow 10-6-1915

6d Bistre 12-2-04, Reddish-purple 1905

1/- Bistre to yellow-olive 1903, yellow-orange 29-2-04

1/6 Wmk type IV only

2/- Light emerald 25-5-08, Olive-bistre wmk type IV only

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1911 Watermark V/Crown [type V] upright, inverted or sideways Perf 12½ or 11 or Roulette 7. Roulette x 3 Mint x 2

½d on 1d-$3.00 1d-.50c 3d-.50c 6d-$1.00 9d-$5.00 1/--$2.00 1/6d-$2.00 2/--$4.00

½d on 1d Olive-green Perf 11 also Roulette 7 1903-31

1d Yellow-green 1-6-1911, Yellow, Bistre, Yellow-olive 1-6-1911, Olive-yellow 20-7-1915

3d Sage-green 5-7-1929

6d Bistre, Reddish-purple Perf 11 also Roulette 7 1933, Bright-purple 1951-66

9d Pink 14-6-63

1/- Light-emerald wmk I 2-1952

1/6 Yellow 17-12-52

2/- Olive-bistre Perf 11 1914, also Roulette 7 1933-34, Thin white paper 1951-66

1d imperf [wmk sideways]-$35.00

1d imperf at right [wmk sideways]-$150.00

1d imperf 3 sides x Perf 11 [wmk sideways]-$750.00

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1915 Watermark Crown/A [type VI] upright, inverted or sideways Perf 11

1/--$20.00

1/- Light-emerald

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1930 No Watermark

3d-.50c

3d Sage-green c1933, Thin white paper 1950's-66

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1915 Numeral

[small]

1915 Watermark Crown/A [type VI] upright or inverted Perf 12½. Mint x 2

2d-.50c

2d Brown 27-6-1915, Yellow-brown 10-6-1916

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1916 Watermark V/Crown [type III] upright or inverted Perf 12½. Mint x 2

2d-.50c

2d Yellow-brown on yellow paper

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1917 Watermark V/Crown [type V] upright or inverted Perf 12½. Mint x 2

2d-$1.50c

2d Pale cinnamon 7-12-1917

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1920 Watermark V/Crown [type I] upright Perf 12½. Mint x 4

2d-$2.00

2d Pale-buff 27-10-1920

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1920-60 Watermark V/Crown [type V] sideways or inverted Line Perf 12½ or 11 or Roulette 7. Roulette x 3 Mint x 2

½d-$2.00 1d-$1.00 1½d-$10.00 2d-.50c 2d[imperf between vertically]-$60.00 3d-$.50 3don2d-$6.00

½d Mauve Perf 12½ also 11 also Roulette 7 1930-32

1d Greenish-yellow Perf 12½ also 11 also Roulette 7 1932, Olive-yellow rough perf 11 1952, Olive-yellow clean cut perf 11 1959-66

1½d Pink Perf 12½ also Roulette 11 1930-32

2d Pale buff Perf 12½ 1920-23, Perf 11 5-11-1923, Roulette 7 1-2-1930, Yellow-brown on buff paper Perf 11 1947, Brown-orange [shades] Roulette 7 5-7-1937, Clean cut Perf 12½ 7-3-1955, Rough or Clean cut Perf 13x12½ 1956-57, Perf 13x12¾ 6-7-1959

3d Myrtle-green Roulette 7 1-1932

3don2d - 3d Sage-green on 2d Brown-orange Comb Perf 13x12½ 4-10-1960

3d Sage-green DieI [TY of DUTY joined] Comb Perf 13x12½ 5-9-1957, DieII TY Seperated 1960

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1952-66 No Watermark Perf 11 or comb13x12½ [1956]

2d-.50c

2d Rough Perf 11 22-5-1952, Comb Perf 13x12½ 1956

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1966

          

                                                                             1c-$5                                              $10-$200

1966 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

1c-50c 2c-50c 3c-50c 4c-50c 5c-50c 6c-50c 7c-50c 8c-50c 9c-$2-50c 10c-10c 12c-50c 15c-$2.50c 16c-50c 20c-50c 25c-50c 30c-10c 40c-50c 50c-30c 60c-50c 75c-$3.00 $1-$1.00 $1.50-$5.00 $2-$3.00 $3-$3.00 $4-$3.00 $5-$1.00 $10-$10.00 $15-$10.00 $20-$10.00 $25-$10.00 $50-$25.00 $75-$35.00 $100-$40.00 $200-$80.00

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1981 No Watermark Gloss printing Perf 13x12½

1c-50c 2c-50c 3c-50c 4c-50c 5c-50c 6c-50c 7c-50c 8c-50c 9c-$1-50c 10c-10c 12c-50c 15c-$1.50c 16c-50c 20c-50c 25c-50c 30c-10c 40c-50c 50c-30c 60c-50c 75c-$3.00 $1-$1.00 $1.50-$1.00 $2-$1.00 $3-$2.00 $4-$2.00 $5-$1.00 $10-$4.00 $15-$4.00 $20-$5.00 $25-$10.00 $50-$15.00 $75-$25.00 $100-$30.00 $200-$70.00

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c1986 No Watermark Roulette 5

1c-50c 2c-50c 5c-10c 9c-$1-50c 10c-10c 15c-$1.00 20c-50c 25c-50c 50c-30c $1-$1.00 $2-$2.00 $5-$5.00 $10-$10.00

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1995 No Watermark flat dull printing Pin-Perf 11

50c-$15.00 $1-$15.00 $10-$10.00 $25-$10.00 $100-$75.00

$25-line perf 11, x 2

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1995 No Watermark flat dull printing Pin-Perf 11 x Roulette 7

$50-$60.00

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1885 Impressed

Cheques & Receipts

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

    

1855

From 1885 Colourless Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

ONE PENNY[1885]-$3.00

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From 1892 Red Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

ONE PENNY[1892]-$10.00 THREE PENCE[1946]-$10.00

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From 1918 Red Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

1d-[1955]-$5.00 1½d[1924]-$5.00 2d[1932]-$5.00 3d[1946]-$5.00 4d[1957]-$8.00 5d[1951]-$15.00

1½d,2d,3d Proofs in blue & white-$200.00each

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DieI Thin 2                DieII Thick 2

  

1957

      

  Small D                          Large D                            Side D 

All 3 above 1958-65

From 1932 Colourless Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

½d-$100.00 1d-$1.00 1½d-$100.00 2d-$5.00 3d[1957]-$8.00 3d[1958-65-any]-$4.00

1d, 1½d Colourless proof on rose-$200.00each

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Combo Colourless Plain paper document cut out Full document x 5

1d&2d-$10.00

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1966

1966 Colourless Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

6c-$50.00 10c-$50.00 36c-$50.00 $1.00-$50.00

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Direct Printed

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

1888 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

5/--$10.00

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Direct Print

Cheque tax imprints

               

1953 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

2d-$8.00 3d-$2.00 DUTY PAID-$5.00

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1879 Impressed

Promise notes & bills etc

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

     

   Each die has a different design, with values £10-£100 in full circle

1879 [all in words] RED Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3. Cut to Shape 15% of below prices.

6d-$1.00 1/--$3.00 1/6d-$2.00 2/--$2.00 2/6d-$2.00 3/--$2.00 4/--$2.00 5/--$2.00 6/--$2.00 7/--$3.00 7/6d-$5.00 8/--$4.00 9/--$4.00 10/--$2.00 11/--$8.00 12/--$8.00 13/--$8.00 14/--$8.00 15/--$3.00 16/--$8.00 17/--$8.00 18/--$9.00 19/--$10.00 £1-$3.00 24/--$15.00 25/--$8.00 £1/10/--$5.00 32/--$80.00 35/--$10.00 £2-$5.00 45/--$8.00 48/--$20.00 50/--$20.00 £3-$5.00 £4-$5.00 £5-$5.00 £6-$5.00 £7-$5.00 £8-$5.00 £9-$8.00 £10-$15.00 £15-$15.00 £20-$20.00 £30-$25.00 £40-$30.00 £50-$35.00 £100-$80.00 £200-$200.00 £300-$400.00 £400-$400.00 £500-$450.00

Proofs on card-$60.00ea 

£500 Set hand stamped SPECIMEN-$2000.00

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1880 Purple

1880 [all in words] PURPLE Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3. Cut to Shape 25% of below prices.

1d-$5.00 2d-$5.00 3d-$5.00 6d-$5.00 1/--$5.00 1/6d-$5.00 2/--$5.00 3/--$5.00 4/--$5.00 5/--$5.00 6/--$10.00 7/--$10.00 8/--$10.00 9/--$15.00 10/--$5.00 12/--$20.00 13/--$20.00 14/--$20.00 15/--$20.00 17/--$20.00 18/--$20.00 19/--$25.00 £1-$5.00 25/--$25.00 £3-$20.00 £4-$40.00 £6-$20.00 £10-$20.00

1d-6d-1880. 1/--£4-from 1885

1885 Chief Secretary letter with 15 numerous pale purple impressions, 1 colourless, & Post Master General Frank Stamp-$3000.00

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1887 [all in words] PURPLE Full coloured round Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3. Cut to Shape 25% of below prices.

6d-$10.00 1/6d-$30.00 4/--$20.00 6/--$20.00 £2-$60.00 £15-$30.00

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1955 QEII

  

QEII 'ER' inscribed on each die

1955 [all in words] RED Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3. Cut to Shape 25% of below prices.

2/6d-$10.00 12/6d-$45.00 £1-$30.00 £1/10/--$20.00 37/6d-$45.00 £2-$25.00 50/--$25.00 

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1962 QEII

  

New Die [JL, VR or ER omitted, new crown]

1962 [all in words] RED Plain paper document cut out Full document x 10. Cut to Shape 25% of below prices.

6d-$55.00 1/--$55.00 2/--$55.00

In use for less than 18 months

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Commissioners Adjudication

     

Registrar General

Instrument Duly Stamped [carmine/yellow]                     Instrument Not Chargeable [blue-grey/yellow]

Watermark V/Crown Perf 12¼ Mint x 2

c1890 Nil value on stamp-$200.00each

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Instrument Not Chargeable

     

                                             Registrar of Titles [blue-grey/yellow]             VR            Comptroller of Stamps [grey-blue/yellow]

     

                                           Comptroller of Stamps [grey-blue/yellow]         ER                   Collector of Imposts [blue/pink]

'THIS INSTRUMENT IS NOT CHARGEABLE WITH ANY STAMP DUTY' Various frames & coloured papers exist

Watermark V/Crown Perf 12¼ Mint x 2

c1890 Nil value on stamp-[VR]-$80.00

c1902 Nil value on stamp-[ER]-$100.00

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Instrument Duly Stamped

     

                                                   Registrar of Titles [red/yellow]                VR             Comptroller of Stamps [violet/yellow]

ER Collector of Imposts [carmine/pink]

'THIS INSTRUMENT IS DULY STAMPED' Various frames & coloured papers exist

Watermark V/Crown Perf 12¼ Mint x 2

c1887 Nil value on stamp-[VR]-$150.00

c1902 Nil value on stamp-[ER]-$100.00

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Direct Printed

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

Promise Note

1966-1982 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

20c-$20.00 $1-$40.00

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Duplicate Title Copy

1966-1982 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

20c-$20.00

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1879 Fee Hand Stamp

Registrar General Office

For expanded display see David Casey's fine work "Revenue Stamps/Fee Impressions and Comptroller Stamps 1875 to 1946" in pdf

For related work see also David Casey's fine work on "The ‘RECEIVED’ Cancels of Collector of Imposts. Stamps Act Victoria"in pdf

 

R G O from 1879 [Colours seen Black, Violet, Green, Blue] 6d, 1/-, 2/-, 2/6, 5/-, 6/-, 10/-, 12/6, 20/-, £1, £1-2, £1-12, £1-13, £2, £3

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Titles Office

T O from 1879 [Titles Office] 3d, 10/-, 12/6d

From $5 each or by collector negotiation

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Cash Register Imprint

1966

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

For expanded display see David Casey's fine work "Register imprints and agent stamps of Victoria" in pdf

1969

1988

By collector negotiation or $5-$50ea

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Instructional

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

For expanded display see David Casey's fine work "Transactional Stamps of Victoria" in pdf

   

1940 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3. Spelling error: CharCeable for Chargable [see at right above] x 3

From-$3.00

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Penalty Paid

Manuscript 5/-

1954 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

5/--$5.00

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1966 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

From-$2.00

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Electric Telegraph

Revenue Stamped paper

1880 on telegram x 3

1/--$150.00

SPECIMEN x 2

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1916 Bookmakers Betting Tax

[Revenue Stamped Paper on card]

    

1916 Full ticket x 10

1d-$10.00 1½d-$100.00 2d-$10.00 3d-$15.00 6d-$20.00 1/- [for £5 wager. Oct 15 1932 Betting Tax Act] not seen

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1916 Full ticket x 10

1c-$5.00 2c-$5.00

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Talking Tax

[Revenue Stamped Paper on card]

KEDVII Telephone Conversation Ticket

1902 Dates Needed

1d-$300.00

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 Entertainment Tax

[Revenue Stamped Paper on card]

1930 Dates Needed

1/6d-$30.00

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1932 Dates Needed

1/6d-$10.00

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1966

Hunting Stamps

1967-1981 No Watermark Dated set of 3 for each year, 27 in all Mint remainders take off 85% of below prices

$2-$8.00 $3-$10.00 $10-$15.00

$10-[Imperf between 1975]-$50.00

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New Design

1981 No Watermark Mint remainders take off 50% of below prices

$5-$8.00

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1880 Beer Duty

1880 Watermark V/Crown [type I] Perf 12½. Higher values have background value lattice tint print

2d-$500.00 4d-$500.00 10d-$350.00 1/--$350.00 3/--$350.00 4/6d-$350.00 6/--$350.00 8/6d-$400.00 9/--$550.00

Head Die Proof in black-$400.00

Hand stamped SPECIMEN-$250.00each

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Drawback on Tax for export. Stamp was needed to evidence tax paid from brewery to shipping port

1881 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 12½ Mint only

8/6d-$800.00 9/--$950.00

Hand stamped SPECIMEN-$350.00each

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1881 Watermark V/Crown [type I] Perf 12½ Mint x 2

2d-$150.00 4d-$150.00 10d-$150.00 3/--$200.00 6/--$200.00

Hand stamped SPECIMEN-$200.00each

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1892 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 12½ Mint x 3 Also seen with vertical control number at right

2d-$80.00 6d-$200.00 10d-$120.00 1/6d-$120.00

Head Die Proof in black-$400.00

Hand stamped SPECIMEN-$250.00each

Handstamped CANCELLED in red-$250.00each

Manuscript SPECIMEN-$250.00each

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overprinted 'malt & hops only'

1892 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 12½ Mint only recorded. Also seen with vertical control number at right

4/2d-$450.00 5/6d-$450.00

Hand stamped SPECIMEN-$250.00each

Manuscript SPECIMEN-$250.00each

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1892 Watermark V/Crown sideways [type II] Perf 12½ Mint x 3

4d-$80.00 8d-$80.00 1/--$120.00 4/--$250.00

Manuscript SPECIMEN-$250.00each

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Kegs rate change

1892 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 12½ Mint x 3 3d-4/3d 8½cm 4.9cm

THREEPENCE[sans serif][black on pink]-$80.00 FIFTEEN PENCE [sans serif]-$120.00 2/3d-$120.00 2/6d-$200.00 4/3d-$180.00

Manuscript SPECIMEN-$250.00each

Handstamped CANCELLED in red-$250.00each

3d & 1/3d-No stop after GALLONS

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Altered Design to include 'Sugar or Material other than Malt or Hops.'

Keg rate as above

1892 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 12½ Mint x 3 3d-4/3d 8½cm 4.9cm

THREEPENCE[black on brown]-$80.00 1/3d-$120.00 2/3d-$120.00 4/3d-$180.00

THREE PENCE & 1/3-not boxed

Manuscript SPECIMEN-$250.00each

Handstamped CANCELLED in red-$250.00each

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1892 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 12½ Mint x 3 4/1½d-12/6d 12½cm x 4½cm

4/1½d-$400.00 4/3d-$400.00 6/3d-$400.00 8/3d-$400.00 12/6d-$400.00

4/1½d [kilderkin correct rate] 4/3d[kilderkin incorrect rate]

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Bottles rate change

1892 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 11½ & 12½ Mint x 3

6d-$80.00 1/--$80.00 1/6d-$120.00 2/--$120.00 3/--$120.00 4/--$120.00 6/--$200.00

Manuscript SPECIMEN-$250.00each

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1900 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 12½ Mint x 2

2/9d-$500.00 2/10don2/9d-$500.00 8/4d-$500.00

Handstamped CANCELLED in red-$500.00each

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1900 Watermark V/Crown [type II] Perf 12½ Mint x 3 Legend reads 'sugar or materials other than malt & hops'

6d-$150.00 1/--$150.00 1/6-$150.00 6/--$150.00 [prices are for manuscript SPECIMEN copies. I have not sighted a used copy]

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State/Commonwealth Issues 1901-20 Notes:

1. Beer Stamps were made uniform throughout the Australian States on 8/10/01

2. Internal Correspondence and Memoranda - Correspondence re Transfer of Beer Duty Stamps Accounts from Department of Trade and Customs to the Postmaster General's Department 11.4.1906

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Kegs: 1903-18 State/Commonwealth

Duty Rate 2d per gallon on bulk beer brewed from barley, malt & hops exclusively

1903 Watermark V/Crown [type II] upright, inverted or sideways or No Watermark Imperf Mint. Used x 2

4d-$170.00 1/8-$200.00 2/6-$250.00

10d=5 gallons, 10d=5gallons. 1/6=9gallons, 1/8=10gallons, 2/6=15gallons, 2/10=kilderkin, 5/6=barrel Imperf Proofs-4d-$250.00 10d-$250.00 1/6-$250.00 1/8-$250.00 2/6-$250.00 2/10-$250.00  5/6-$250.00  8/4-$250.00

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1912 Imperf Proofs

4/2[surcharged 4/4 26.2.13]-$300.00

4/2=half hogshead

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Kegs: 1903-14  N-E-I State/Commonwealth Bulk Beer

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 3d per gallon

1903 Watermark V/Crown [type II] upright, inverted or sideways Perf 12½ or No Watermark Imperf Mint. Used x 2

6d-$200.00 2/3-$200.00 2/6-$200.00 3/9-$200.00 4/3-$250.00 6/3-$300.00 8/3-$300.00

6d=2gallons brown, 1/3=5gallons bistre, 2/3=9gallons blue, 2/6=10gallons black, 3/9=15gallons yellow-bistre 4/3=kilderkin emerald, 6/3=½hogshead violet, 8/3=barrel orange-red

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Imperf Proofs

1/3-$200.00 2/3-$200.00 2/6-$200.00 3/9-$200.00 4/3-$200.00 6/3-$250.00 8/3-$350.00

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c1906 Watermark Crown/A upright, inverted or sideways Perf 12½ Mint. Used x 2

8/3-$300.00

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New Keg Sizes: 24.12.1912 N-E-I State/Commonwealth Bulk Beer

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 3d per gallon

1912 Watermark V/Crown [type II] upright, inverted or sideways or No Watermark Roulette Mint. Used x 2

6/6-$250.00

6/6=½hogshead brown, 8/9=barrel red, 13/-=hogshead violet

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Imperf Proofs

12/6[manuscript 13/-]-$250.00

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Kegs: 3.12.1914 N-E-I State/Commonwealth Bulk Beer

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 6d per gallon

1914 Watermark V/Crown [type II] upright, inverted or sideways or No Watermark Imperf Mint. Used x 2

26/--$300.00

26/-hogshead brown

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Imperf Proofs

7/6-$250.00

7/6=15gallons orange

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Kegs: 10.8.1917 N-E-I Provisional State/Commonwealth

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 7d per per ½ dozen bottles

1917 Watermark V/Crown upright, inverted or sideways Perf 11, 12½ or No Watermark Roulette

Nil survival

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Kegs: 25.9.1918 N-E-I Provisional State/Commonwealth

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 1/- per gallon

1918 Watermark V/Crown upright, inverted or sideways or Perf 11, 12½ or No Watermark Roulette

Nil survival

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Bottles: 1903-18 State/Commonwealth

Duty Rate 2d per ½ dozen bottles brewed from barley, malt & hops exclusively

1903 Watermark V/Crown [type II] upright, inverted or sideways Perf 12½orNo Watermark Imperf or Roulette 7[later printings] Mint Used x 2

4d-$170.00 8d-$170.00 1/4 -$170.00 1/8-$170.00 2/--$170.00 2/8-$200.00 3/4-$200.00 6/8-$250.00

4d=1dozen black on pink, 8d=2dozen brown on blue, 1/-=3dozen brown on white, 1/4=4dozen blue on pink, 1/8=5dozen black on grey, 2/-=6dozen black on grey, 2/8=8dozen black on blue, 3/4=10dozen black on flesh, 4/-=12dozen black on pink, 6/8=20dozen black on ochre

1/4 [4doz] roulette 7, 19.1.1917

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Bottles: 1903-18 N-E-I Provisional State/Commonwealth

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 3d per ½ dozen bottles

1903 Watermark V/Crown [type II] upright, inverted or sideways Perf 12½ or No Watermark Imperf or Roulette 7[later printings] Mint Used x 2

6d-$100.00 1/--$100.00 1/6-$100.00 2/--$150.00 2/6-$100.00 3/--$200.00 4/--$200.00 5/--$200.00

6d=1dozen green, 1/-=2dozen yellow, 2/-=4dozen deep-olive, 2/6=5dozen brown, 3/-=6dozen lake, 4/-=8dozen deep-olive 5/-=10dozen black

2/- [4doz] Seen roulette 7, 19.1.1917. 4/- [8doz] Seen roulette 7, 18.10.1916

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Imperf Proofs

15/--$250.00

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c1906 Watermark Crown/A upright, inverted or sideways Perf 12½

Nil Survival

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Bottles: 3.12.1914 N-E-I Provisional State/Commonwealth

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 6d per ½ dozen bottles

1914 No Watermark Imperf or perf 12½

Nil Survival

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Imperf Proofs

10/--$250.00 30/--$250.00 £2-$250.00 £3-$250.00

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Bottles: 10.8.1917 N-E-I Provisional State/Commonwealth

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 7d per per ½ dozen bottles

1917 No Watermark Imperf

4/8on4/- [handstamp]-$300.00 4/8on4/--$300.00

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Bottles: 25.9.1918 N-E-I Provisional State/Commonwealth

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 1/- per ½ dozen bottles

1918 No Watermark Imperf

8/--$350.00

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Duty Rate 1/- per ½ dozen bottles

1918 No Watermark Imperf Only half stamps known.

8/--$100.00 £2-$150.00

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Bottles: 1929 N-E-I Provisional State/Commonwealth

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

Duty Rate 2/- per ½ dozen bottles

1929 No Watermark Imperf Provisional Surcharge handstamped. Only half stamps known

24 /-on12 /-brown-$300.00

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Customs Clearance 1906

Also referred to as: Customs House and Brandy Excide Seals. See Commonwealth Revenue Page

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1930 Relief Numeral

1930 Watermark V/Crown [type IV. up down & sideways] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

1d-$3.00 2d-$3.00 3d-$3.00 3d [imperf]-$60.00 4d-$3.00 5d-$5.00 6d-$5.00 7d-$5.00 8d-$5.00 9d-$5.00 10d-$5.00 11d-$15.00 12d-$5.00 1/--$10.00 1/6d-$30.00 2/--$5.00 2/6d-$15.00 3/--$30.00 4/--$35.00

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1932 Watermark V/Crown [type IV. up down & sideways] Perf 11 Mint x 2

1d-$5.00 8d-$10.00 9d-$10.00 10d-$10.00 11d-$10.00 12d-$5.00 1/--$15.00 2/--$15.00 3/--$55.00

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1931 Relief Overprint on Stamp Duty

1931 Watermark V/Crown [type IV] Perf 11 or 12½ Mint x 2

1/6d-$20.00 2/--$20.00 2/6d-$45.00 3/-[Crown/A wmk]-$80.00 4/--$55.00 5/--$30.00 6/--$45.00 10/--$35.00 15/--$80.00 £1-$45.00 25/--$80.00 £1/10/--$90.00 £2-$40.00 £5-$35.00 £10-$150.00 £25-$85.00 £50-$400.00 £100-$150.00

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1932 No Watermark Roulette 7 Mint x 2

2/--$25.00 5/--$35.00

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1933 Provisional Tax Instalment Overprint on Numeral

  

1933 No Watermark Roulette 7 Mint x 1

3d-$200.00 4d-$200.00 5d-$220.00 6d-$40.00

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1933 Provisional Tax Instalment Not Transferable Overprint on Stamp Duty

1933 Watermark V/Crown [type IV] Perf 11 or 12½ Mint x 2

10/--$700.00 £1/10/--$2000.00 £2-$2000.00 £5-$1000.00

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1933 Tax Instalment Purpose Numeral

Long /

1933 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

1d-$10.00 2d-$10.00 3d-$10.00 4d-$30.00 5d-$20.00 6d-$30.00 7d-$30.00 8d-$10.00 9d-$15.00 10d-$20.00 12d-$5.00 1/4d-$30.00 1/6d-$30.00 2/--$15.00 2/6d-$45.00 1/8d-$50.00 2/8d-$50.00 3/--$30.00 3/4d-$50.00 3/6d-$40.00 4/--$40.00 6/--$40.00 7/--$50.00 8/--$20.00 8/-[blue]-$40.00 10/--$100.00

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1933 Watermark V/Crown [type IV] Perf 11 Mint x 2

1d-$10.00 4d-$10.00 1/--$15.00 1/4d[long & short wedge, same price]-$25.00 2/6d-$40.00 3/--$50.00 5/--$80.00 6/9d-$100.00

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Pence have stop under D, shillings value have short wedge shape /

1934 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

1d-$5.00 2d-$10.00 4d-$10.00 8d-$40.00 1/--$10.00 1/4d-$30.00 1/8d-$45.00 2/--$25.00 2/6d-$80.00 2/8d-$55.00 3/--$50.00 4/--$50.00

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1934 Watermark V/Crown [typeV] Perf 11 Mint x 2

6/9d-$100.00

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Value & Tax in red

1936 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

8d-$10.00 9d-$20.00

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Overprint Not Transferable

1934 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

1d-$10.00 1/--$10.00 1/8d-$25.00 2/--$35.00 2/6d-$40.00 3/--$50.00 5/--$60.00 16/--$100.00

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Bi-Colour

1936 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

6d-$10.00 8d-$10.00 9d-$10.00 1/4d-$10.00 4/--$45.00 5/--$60.00 8/--$60.00 16/--$100.00 18/--$100.00

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Not Transferable in design

1937 Watermark V/Crown [type V]  Roulette 7 Mint x 2

6d-$10.00 9d-$10.00 1/--$7.00 1/4d-$15.00 1/6d-$15.00 1/8d-$15.00 2/--$5.00 2/6d-$15.00 3/--$15.00 3/4d-$15.00 3/6d-$15.00 4/--$25.00 5/--$25.00 5/4d-$50.00 6/--$30.00 6/8d-$50.00 7/6d-$50.00 8/3d-$80.00 9/--$50.00 10/--$40.00 12/--$80.00 14/--$80.00 15/--$100.00 16/--$100.00 £1-$200.00

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1933 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 2

2/8d-$150.00 3/--$150.00 6/--$150.00

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Commonwealth Tax Instalments are listed in Commonwealth Revenues

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1883 Postal Notes

c1883 Handstamped CANCELLED [possible proof]

10/-[3d poundage]-$500.00 Victoria by Act 1883

Head Die Proof in violet. Different to above design [poundage at top & TWO PENCE at bottom-$400.00ea

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Additional information at top in yellow.

Double numbers added

c1908 5/-[3d poundage]-$1200.00

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For Victoria Commonwealth Postal Notes see the Commonwealth Revenue Page

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1925 Cattle Duty

Thin open C overprint

1925-51 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

1d-$5.00 2d-$5.00 3d-$7.00

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Thin open C  overprint

1925-51 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

1d-$5.00 3d-$5.00 6d-$5.00 9d-$25.00 1/--$5.00 1/6d-$35.00 2/--$45.00

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1933 Watermark V/Crown [type5] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

3d-$20.00

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Thin open C  overprint

1925-51 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

2/6d-$5.00 3/--$7.00 4/--$7.00 5/--$5.00 6/--$20.00 10/--$8.00 15/--$25.00 £1-$10.00 £2-$20.00

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1950

Thin closed C overprint

1950-60 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

1d-$5.00 2d-$5.00 2d [perf 12½]-$15.00 3d-$7.00

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Thin closed C overprint

1950-60 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

3d-$5.00 3d[perf12½]-$15.00 6d-$5.00 9d-$10.00 1/--$5.00 1/6d-$25.00 2/--$20.00 2/1d-$15.00

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Thin closed C overprint

1950-60 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

2/6d-$5.00 3/--$8.00 4/--$8.00 5/--$5.00 6/--$8.00 10/--$10.00 15/--$15.00 £1-$15.00 £2-$40.00 £5-$300.00

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1960

Thick overprint

1960-66 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

1d-$5.00 2d-$5.00 2d [perf 12½]-$5.00 3d-$5.00

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Thick overprint

1960-66 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

3d-$30.00 6d-$5.00 9d-$5.00 1/--$5.00 1/6d-$8.00 2/--$8.00 2/1d-$15.00

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1960-66 Watermark V/Crown[type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

2/6d-$5.00 3/--$8.00 4/--$8.00 5/--$8.00 6/--$15.00 10/--$15.00 15/--$25.00 £1-$15.00 £2-$30.00

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1966

1966 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 13x12½ Mint x 2

1c-$3.00 2c-$2.00 4c-$2.00 6c-$2.00 8c-$3.00 10c-$2.00 12c-$3.00 16c-$3.00 20c-$3.00 20c[vertical overprint]-$15.00 30c-$3.00 40c-$2.00 50c-$3.00 $1-$3.00 $1-50c-$3.00 $2-$3.00 $5-$3.00 $10-$20.00 $15-$25.00 $20-$30.00

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1981c No Watermark Perf 13x12½ Mint x 2

$10-$15.00

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Overprint Font Change

1981c No Watermark Perf 13x12½ Mint same price

40c-$15.00 $1-$20.00

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Overprint Font Change

1981c No Watermark Perf 13x12½Mint same price

4c-$8.00 8c-$10.00 10c-$5.00 16c-$10.00 20c-$5.00 $1-$5.00 $10-$15.00

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Overprint Font Change

1981c No Watermark Perf 13x12½ Mint same price

1c-$3.00 2c-$2.00 3c-$6.00 4c-$2.00 5c-$6.00 6c-$2.00 7c-$6.00 8c-$3.00 9c-$6.00 10c-$2.00 12c-$3.00 20c-$2.00 25c-$3.00 30c-$6.00 40c-$3.00 50c-$6.00 60c-$2.00 75c-$5.00 $2-$10.00 $3-$20.00 $10-$10.00

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c1999 No Watermark Roulette 7 Mint same price

$10-$10.00

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1928 Swine Duty Overprint

 

Thin overprint

1928-59 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 11 Mint x 2

1d-$10.00 2d-$10.00

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1933 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

1d-$10.00  3d-$10.00

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Thin overprint

1928-59 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 12½ Mint x 2

3d-$10.00 6d-$10.00 9d-$35.00 1/--$25.00 1/6-$50.00 2/--$45.00

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1933 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

3d-$10.00

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Thin overprint

1928-59 Watermark V/Crown [type V] Perf 12½ Mint x 2

2/6d-$20.00 3/--$30.00 4/--$25.00 5/--$20.00 6/--$30.00 10/--$45.00 15/--$40.00 £1-$30.00 £2-$40.00

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1960

Thick overprint

1960-66 Watermark V/Crown [type IV] Roulette 7 Mint x 2

1d-$1.00

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1960-66 Watermark V/Crown [type IV] Perf 12½ Mint x 2

1d-$10.00 2d-$10.00 6d-$10.00

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Thick overprint

1960-66 Watermark V/Crown [type IV] Perf 12½ Mint x 2

6d-$15.00 1/--$25.00 1/6d-$40.00 2/--$45.00

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Thick overprint

1960-66 Watermark V/Crown [type IV] Perf 11 Mint x 2

2/6d-$15.00 3/--$20.00 4/--$25.00 5/--$20.00 6/--$30.00 10/--$25.00 15/--$35.00 £1-$30.00 £2-$35.00

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1960

1966-81 Watermark V/Crown [typeIV] Perf 13x12½ Mint x 2

2c-$1.00 4c-$2.00 6c-$2.00 8c-$2.00 10c-$3.00 12c-$2.00 16c-$3.00 20c-$3.00 30c-$3.00 32c-$3.00 40c-$2.00 50c-$3.00 $1-$3.00 $2-$3.00 $5-$3.00 $10-$25.00

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Sheep & Goat

 

1981 No Watermark Roulette 5. Mint only.

1c-$2.00 2c-$2.00 5c-$1.00 9c-$5.00 10c-$1.00 15c-$1.00 20c-$3.00 25c-$3.00 50c-$1.00 $1-$1.00 $2-$2.00 $5-$5.00 $10-$10.00

Sheets of remainders are in the market place

Used on document are yet to be recorded

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1930 Motor Car Registration

From c1933

1957-$40.00

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