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Western Australia Railway Fee Stamps

ISSN 1836-0084

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1905

d-2d 'NEWSPAPER' at top

1905 No Watermark Line Perf 12 Design 23 x 32 Mint x 6

d-$80.00 d-$60.00 1d-$75.00 1d-$100.00 2d-$65.00 3d-$40.00 6d-$40.00 9d-$50.00 1/--$40.00 2/6d-$80.00 5/--$200.00 10/--$300.00

Page dated 31/1/05 of four numbered proposed Hand painted Artwork Designs, of which number 2 being the accepted Design. Ex Gov Printer- Unique -$15,000.00

Imperf Black & White 11 only Proofs on page, Ex Gov Printer d-10/-- Unique-$6,000.00

Imperf Black & White Proof of Key Plate
. Two Recorded-$1,000.00

Imperf Black & White Proof of Key Plate with proposed circular obliterator with 2Y [Fremantle] within. Unique-$1,200.00

Imperf Proof Singles in Issued Colours-$300.00 each stamp

Imperf Proofs in Issued Colours Full Set of 12-$10,000.00

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1906

d-10/-

1906 No Watermark Line Perf 11 Design 23 x 32 Mint x 4

d-$80.00 d-$50.00 1d-$75.00 1d-$75.00 2d-$55.00 3d-$30.00 6d-$20.00 9d-$50.00 1/--$30.00 2/6d-$80.00 5/--$200.00 10/--$300.00

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1907

This series ran for 45 years with no design change, only paper

1907 Watermark WAGR/Crown Perf 11 Design now increased to 36 x 52 Mint x 3

d-$100.00 d-$100.00 1d-$25.00 3d-$5.00 6d-$6.00 9d-$20.00 1/--$8.00 2/--$20.00 2/6d-$35.00 4/--$40.00 5/--$50.00 10/--$150.00



Two values only recorded in proof format

1d and a 10/--recorded. Imperf Proofs-$1,200.00 each

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1912 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 3

d-$100.00 d-$100.00 1d-$25.00 3d-$5.00 6d-$6.00 9d-$20.00 1/--$8.00 2/--$20.00 2/6d-$35.00 4/--$40.00 5/--$50.00 10/--$150.00

Handstamped CANCELLED twice-$300.00 each

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Set d-10/-- Reissued - Watermark WAGR/Crown Perf 11 1916 & 1920 Price same as 1907 set above

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Sub-Charge

1918 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 3

d on 1d-$800.00

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1923 Watermark WAGR/Crown [new colours] Perf 11 Thin paper Mint x 3

1d-$25.00 6d-$5.00 1/3d-$150.00 1/6d-$80.00 10/--$150.00

1923 short set of 10 values [no1/3d] overprinted SPECIMEN by Typewriter [12 sets recorded]-$900.00

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1923c Watermark WAGR/Crown Perf 11 Mint only

1d-$600.00 Overprinted TRAMWAYS

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9d-$150.00 Overprinted BOANS LIMITED

1d Purpose TRAMWAYS. Issued in Green inscribed 'Western Australia / 1d / Govt Tramways and Ferries'-$250.00

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1951 Diesel, Loco, Bus.

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(A)                                            (B)

3 designs in lower panel, various station overprints at base.
(A) 1951-53 Black font close set at base.
(B) 1953-58 Font more open spaced and thinner.

A hoard of 2000 stamps 1d-10/- mostly 'A' and 'B' auctioned in 2015, re-auctioned 2022

1951-58 Watermark WAGR/Crown Perf 11 Mint full gum x 4. Rare stations can command a premium.

Station Name at base:

d-$250.00 1d-$40.00 3d-$15.00 6d-$6.00 9d-$10.00 1/--$10.00 1/3d-$30.00 1/6d-$20.00 1/9d-$30.00 2/--$15.00 2/6d-$20.00 3/--$30.00 4/--$30.00 5/--$30.00 10/--$40.00 1-$400.00

d to 10/- Progressive Proof set to 10/- mint full gum perforated with no station name - Ex WA Railway Commissioner-$10,000.00

d to 10/- (B but thick font) [on presentation card] handstamped CANCELLED [twice] PERTH station, [no 1/9d, 3/-, 1]-$2,000.00

1d to 1 (B) set of 15 handstamped SPECIMEN [once] PERTH station [no 1/9d, 3/-, 1]-$1500.00

1d to 1 (B) set of 15 handstamped SPECIMEN [once] PERTH station-$2000.00

1d to 1 (B) set of 15 handstamped SPECIMEN [twice] PERTH station-$2000.00

3d-$100.00 and a 1/3d-$150.00 Overprinted BOANS LIMITED

1/--$100.00 and a 2/--$150.00 Overprinted BOANS LTD.

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(C)

(C) 1958-61 Diagonal station name overprinted.

1958-61 Station Name Printed Diagonally in the center.
Watermark WAGR/Crown Perf 11 Mint full gum x 4. Rare stations can command a premium.

d-$350.00 1d-$60.00 3d-$30.00 6d-$10.00 9d-$20.00 1/--$15.00 1/3d-$40.00 1/6d-$30.00 1/9d-$40.00 2/--$25.00 2/6d-$30.00 3/--$40.00 4/--$40.00 5/--$40.00 10/--$50.00 1-$750.00

A badly damaged 1 [Kalgoorlie] exists as a filler-$80.00

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1952 Watermark WAGR/Crown Roulette 7 x Perf 11 all recorded stamps are from PERTH station. Mint full gum x 4

3d-$40.00 6d-$50.00 9d-$50.00 1/--$50.00 1/6d-$50.00 1/9d-$50.00 2/--$50.00 2/6d-$50.00 3/--$50.00  4/--$50.00 5/--$50.00 10/--$50.00

For an in depth article on the 1951-61 issue visit this site HERE

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1961 Safety & Service

1961-62 Watermark WAGR/Crown Perf 11 Mint full gum x 4. Rare stations can command a premium.

Station Name at base:

1d-$60.00 3d-$60.00 6d-$60.00 9d-$60.00 1/--$60.00 1/3d-$80.00 1/6d-$80.00 1/9d-$80.00 2/--$60.00 2/6d-$80.00 3/--$60.00 4/--$60.00 5/--$60.00 10/--$70.00 1-$800.00

4/6d- Unissued - One mint copy - Ex WA Railway Commissioner -$5,000

3d to 1 set of 15 handstamped CANCELLED Perth station-$3,000.00

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1961-65 Station Name Printed Diagonally in the centre.
Watermark WAGR/Crown Perf 11 Mint full gum x 4.
Rare stations can command a premium.

1d-$100.00 3d-$90.00 6d-$80.00 9d-$90.00 1/--$60.00 1/3d-$120.00 1/6d-$100.00 1/9d-$120.00 2/--$100.00 2/6d-$90.00 3/--$80.00 4/--$80.00 5/--$120.00 10/--$90.00 1-$800.00

3d to 10/- set of 13 handstamped CANCELLED West Perth station-$2,000.00

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1966 Safety & Service

              

1966 Watermark WAGR/Crown [Old Watermark] Perf 11 Mint x 2. Inv Wmk x 2. Rare stations can command a premium.

10c-$15.00 35c-$15.00 40c-$15.00

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1966 Watermark Multi Crown/WA [New Watermark upright or inverted] Perf 11 Mint x 2. Rare stations can command a premium.

2c-$5.00 5c-$5.00 10c-$5.00 15c-$5.00 20c-$5..00 25c-$5.00 30c-$5.00 35c-$8.00 40c-$8.00 45c-$8.00 50c-$8.00 60c-$8.00 $1-$10.00 $2-$10.00

Handstamped SPECIMEN [from training school]-$20.00 each

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1966 No Watermark [possibly from sheet edges of the Crown over WA wmk paper] Perf 11 Mint x 4. Rare stations can command a premium.

45c-$12.00 $1-$12.00

Handstamped SPECIMEN [from training school]-$20.00 each

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New Design

1975 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 4. Rare stations can command a premium.

5c-$4.00 10c-$4.00 15c-$4.00 20c-$4.00 25c-$4.00 30c-$4.00 35c-$4.00 40c-$5.00 45c-$5.00 50c-$5.00 $1-$6.00 $2-$10.00 $5-$12.00

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1977 No Watermark Roulette 5 Mint x 2. Rare stations can command a premium.

5c-$4.00 10c-$4.00 15c-$4.00 20c-$4.00 25c-$4.00 30c-$4.00 35c-$4.00 40c-$5.00 45c-$5.00 50c-$5.00 55c-$10.00 80c-8.00 $1-$6.00 $2-$12.00 $5-$12.00

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1977 No Watermark Roulette 4 Peal & Stick [crackback] Mint x 2. Rare stations can command a premium.

5c-$4.00 10c-$4.00 20c-$4.00 30c-$4.00 40c-$4.00 50c-$4.00 60c-$4.00 70c-$4.00 80c-$8.00 90c-$6.00 $1-$6.00 $1.50c-$4.00 $2-$6.00 $3-$8.00 $4-$12.00 $5-$12.00

Handstamped SPECIMEN [from training school]-$20.00 each

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Joint venture of the Government Railways and a Private Road Carrier Service called 'Total West'

1979c No Watermark Roulette 5 Peal & Stick [crackback] Mint x 2. Rare stations can command a premium.

5c-50c 10c-50c 20c-50c 30c-50c 40c-80c 50c-30c $1-75c $2-$2.00 $3-$2.00 $5-$4.00

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Joint venture of the Government Railways and a Private Road Carrier Service called 'Total West'

1982 No Watermark Roulette 5 Peal & Stick [crackback] Mint x 2. Rare stations can command a premium.

5c-50c 10c-50c 20c-50c 30c-50c 40c-80c 50c-30c $1-75c $2-$2.00 $3-$2.00 $5-$4.00

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Sundry


Joint venture of the Government Railways and a Private Road Carrier Service called 'Total West'

Prepaid

1982 No Watermark Roulette 7 Peal & Stick [crackback]

50kg-$5.00

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Joint venture of the Government Railways and a Private Road Carrier Service called 'Total West'

Insurance [Commissioners Risk]

1982 No Watermark Roulette 7 Peal & Stick [crackback]

$1-50-$5.00

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Samples of Decimal Meters. Several different varieties are known

 

Many different exist - Price by collector negotiation or approx $10-$50 each

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