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1951 Issues

King George VI Definitives
New Low Value
Part 1, Issue 2

Watermark 47 (C of A)
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engraver: Frank D. Manley - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This release shows different poses by King George VI.  There were 5 Issues of 11 Parts to this release; Part 1, Issue 1, 1950; Part 1 Issue 2, 1951 (below); Part 1, Issue 3, 1952; Part 2, 1952; Part 3, Issue 1, 1950; Part 3, Issue 2, 1951 (next listing, below); Part 3, Issue 3, 1956; Part 3, Issue 4, 1959; Part 4, 1957; Part 5, 1964; Part 6, 1965. As well as the issues below a 3/6 Booklet of 3d Stamps & a 4/2 Booklet of 3½d stamps was issued, also the stamps below are listed in value order, not in date of issue, the flowers at the side of the 3d, are all red flowering Eucalypts.
Issued as below (in brackets), with perforation 15 x 14

66-2-1 3d Red King George VI, (28 February);
67-1-1 3½d Brown/Red King George VI, (28 November);
68-1-1 7½d Blue King George VI, (31 October)

King George VI Definitives
New Low Value
Part 3, Issue 2

Without Watermark
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engraver: Frank D. Manley - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This release shows different poses by King George VI & one of Queen Elizabeth (who became the much loved Queen Mother).  There were 5 Issues of 11 Parts to this release; Part 1, Issue 1, 1950; Part 1 Issue 2, 1951 (listed above); Part 1, Issue 3, 1952; Part 2, 1952; Part 3, Issue 1, 1950; Part 3, Issue 2, 1951 (below); Part 3, Issue 3, 1956; Part 3, Issue 4, 1959; Part 4, 1957; Part 5, 1964; Part 6, 1965.
   Although different in colour all the flowers at the side of the three stamps below are red flowering Eucalypts.
Issued as below (in brackets), with perforation 14¾ x 14
 
71-2-1 2d Green Elizabeth, (28 March);
66-3-1 2½d Brown King George VI, (23 May);
66-4-1 3d Green King George VI, (14 November)

Commonwealth Jubilee
50 Years since Federation

Without Watermark
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engraver: Frank D. Manley - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
There were 4 stamps in this issue, the 3d Red, Sir Edmund Barton, 1849-1920 (1st Prime Minister of Australia 1901-1903), the 3d Red Sir Henry Parkes, 1815-1896 (warrior for Federation), the 5½d Blue, (based on a Tom Roberts painting which is said to include 400 recognisable faces, including the Duke of York & the 1/6 Brown, Parliament House, Canberra.
Issued 1 May with perforation 15 x 14

74-1-1 3d Red Sir Edmund Barton;
75-1-1 3d Red Sir Henry Parkes;
75-1-1_76-1-1 SS Se-tenant Pair;
76-1-1 5½d Blue Duke of York;
77-1-1 1/6 Brown First Parliament House, Canberra

Centenaries of the Discovery of Gold in Australia & of Responsible Government in Victoria
Without Watermark
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engraver: Frank D. Manley - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
There were 2 stamps in this issue, the 3d Edward Hargraves 1816-1891 (discovery of Gold), accredited as the first man to discover Gold in Australia & the 3d Charles La Trobe, (responsible Government, Victoria), he was the first Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria 1851-1853, this stamp however, was issued in error, the correct date for this issue was 1956, with another stamp being issued at that time for three States; New South Wales, Victoria & Tasmania (see 107-1-1).
Issued 2 July with perforation 14¾ x 14

78-1-1 3d Red Edward Hargraves;
79-1-1 3d Red Charles La Trobe;
78-1-1_79-1-1 SS Se-tenant Pair