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New South Wales

Tuesday, January 1, 1850

  Australian State 1

NSW1
  New South Wales #1  

Imperforate, wove paper, no watermark, engraved.
Printed by ???.

 

Denomination Color Paper color Sheet size Scott SG Mi Y&T
January 1, 1850. With clouds. Vertical lined background.
2 pence
Grayish blue
Yellowish
12 x 2 3a 15    
2 pence
Deep blue
Yellowish
12 x 2 3a 16    
A few days later. No clouds.
1 penny
Crimson-lake
Soft yellowish
5 x 5 1 1    
1 penny
Carmine
Soft yellowish
5 x 5 1 2    
1 penny
Reddish rose
Soft yellowish
5 x 5 1 3    
1 penny
Brownish red
Soft yellowish
5 x 5 1 4    
3 pence
Yellow-green
Soft yellowish
5 x 5 9a 39    
3 pence
Myrtle-green
Soft yellowish
5 x 5 9a 40    
3 pence
Emerald-green
Soft yellowish
5 x 5 9a 41    

A few assumptions (guesses) were made in deciding on this ordering:

Get an overview of Australia and Colonies 1850 - 1913.

Image from David Olson.

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