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Australian Antarctic Territory

27th March 1957

Australian Administration 7 arrow

Australian Antarctic Territory
  SG1-7 xxx

perf 14½, 14½x14, 14x14½, no wmk, engraved

Description Date Scott SG Mi Y&T  
5 pence brown (on 4d) 1959 L1 2      
8d dark blue (on 7d) 1959 L2 3      
1 shilling dark green 1959 L3 4      
2/- ultra 1957 L4 1      
2/3 green 1959 L5 5      
5d dark blue 1961 L6 6      
5d dark green 1961 L7 7      

Australia took control of a large area of Antarctica in 1933. Australian stamps were used until 1957.

Sources: ScS, SGPS.

Image from ebay.

FI ref: 648 Page credit: NB

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