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1945 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 section 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.
 
Inauguration of the Duke of Gloucester as Governor General of Australia
Watermark 47 (C of A)
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engraver: Frank D. Manley - Printer: W. C. G. McCracken
Design is of the Duke & Duchess of Gloucester, (shoulders up view) a spray of British oak is on the top left & a spray of Australian gum leaves top right, this issue is the first commemorative issue since the 1940 issue at the beginning of the war.
Issued 19 February with perforation 14½ x 14¼

44-1-1 2½d Red;
44-2-1 3½d Blue;
44-3-1 5½d Blue/Black

King George VI Definitive Issues
Zoological Series
Part 2, Issue 4

Watermark 47 (C of A)
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engravers: Frank D. Manley - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This issue is of birds & animals is in 3 Parts with 8 Issues, 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 (below); Part 3, Issue 1, 1949; Part 3, Issue 2, 1956.
Issued 2 August with perforation 13½ x 14

27-1-2 5d Purple Merino Ram