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1937 Issues

King George VI Definitive Issue Listings
The first King George VI definitive issue is huge, we have the standard issue in 2 Parts with 4 issues (1937-41), then the Zoological issue in 3 Parts with 8 Issues (1937-56) followed by the Robes Design issue in 3 Issues (1938-49), then the King George VI Surcharges in 1 Issue (1941), followed by the additional King George VI Definitives in 5 Issues (1942-49), then the Additional Zoological release in 3 Issues (1948-56), I have separated all of these for convenience, numbering them by part &/or issue, then adding links to each of the sections where they appear, this list is printed at the start of each year where they exist.  
The Standard Issues, Part 1, Issue 1, 1937; Part 1, Issue 2, 1938; Part 2, Issue 1, 1940 & Part 2, Issue 2, 1941. The Zoological Issue, Part 1, Issue 1, 1937; Part 1, Issue 2, 1938; Part 2, Issue 1, 1941; Part 2, Issue 2, 1942; Part 2, Issue 3, 1943; Part 2, Issue 4, 1945; Part 3, Issue 1, 1949; Part 3, Issue 2, 1956.  The Robes Design Issues, Issue 1, 1938; Issue 2, 1948; Issue 3, 1949.  The Surcharges, 1941. The Additional Definitive Issues, Part 1, Issue 1, 1942; Part 1, Issue 2, 1943; Part 1, Issue 3, 1944; Part 2, Issue 1, 1948; Part 2, Issue 2, 1949.  The Additional Zoological Issues, Issue 1, 1948; Issue 2, 1956.

King George VI Definitive Issues
Part 1, Issue 1
Watermark 47 (C of A)
Designers: Frank D. Manley & R. A. Harrison - Engraver: Frank D. Manley - Printer: John Ash
This issue has 2 Parts with 4 Issues, Part 1, Issue 1, 1937 (below); Part 1, Issue 2, 1938; Part 2, Issue 1, 1940 & Part 2, Issue 2, 1941; the designs are of both King George VI & Queen Elizabeth (who became the much loved Queen Mother) there were quite a number of die lots & corrections made in the production of all parts of the issue.   The stamps below are in value order
Issued as below (in brackets), followed by designer & type all with perforation 13½ x 14
  
20-1-1 1d Green Elizabeth, (10 May)
, Designer R.A. Harrison, thin lettering;
22-1-1 2d Red King George VI, (10 May)
, Designer R.A. Harrison, thin lettering;
23-1-1 3d Blue King George VI, (2 August)
, Designer Frank D. Manley, short epaulette;
23-2-1 3d Blue King George VI, (2 August)
, Designer Frank D. Manley, white wattle;
23-3-1 3d Blue King George VI, (2 August)
, Designer Frank D. Manley, taper in T

King George VI Definitive Issues
Zoological Series
Part 1, Issue 1

Watermark 47 (C of A)
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engravers: Frank D. Manley - Printer: John Ash
This issue is of birds & animals & is in 3 Parts with 8 Issues, Part 1, Issue 1, 1937 (below); Part 1, Issue 2, 1938; Part 2, Issue 1, 1941; Part 2, Issue 2, 1942; Part 2, Issue 3, 1943; Part 2, Issue 4, 1945; Part 3, Issue 1, 1949; Part 3, Issue 2, 1956.
Issued 2 August with perforation 13½ x 14

28-1-1 6d Brown Kookaburra;
30-1-1 1/- Green Lyre Bird

150th Anniversary of the Founding of Australia,
Sydney & the Sesquicentenary of the Australian Commonwealth

Watermark 47 (C of A)
Designers: E. Broad & Frank D. Manley - Engravers: E. Broad & Frank D. Manley Printer: John Ash
This design was taken from a painting by John Allcott, showing Captain Phillip & officers at Sydney Cove January 26, 1788.
Issued 1 October with perforation 13¼ x 13¾

19-1-1 2d Red;
19-2-1 3d Blue;
19-3-1 9d Purple
 
Airmail
Hermes - Greek god of speed
Part 2

Watermark 47 (C of A)
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engraver: Frank D. Manley & E. Broad - Printer: John Ash
The design shows Hermes - Greek god of speed encompassing both sides of the globe, there were three printings in this stamp, the first (14-1-1) in 1934; the second (14-1-2) in 1937 (below) & the third (14-1-3) in 1948. The value is pronounced one shilling & six pence or one & six.
Issued 31 October with perforation 13¼ x 13¾

14-1-2 1/6 Dull Purple, (chalk or thick paper)