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1960 Issues

Australian Native Flower Definitives
Issue 1, Part 2
Designer: Margaret Stones - Engraver: B. Stewart - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This issue was released in three parts, Issue 1, Part 1, 1959; Issue 1, Part 2, 1960 (below); Issue 1, Part 3, 1964, the issue was designed by Margaret Stones a botanical artist, (also an Australian) at the time attached to the staff of Kew Gardens, London, the 1/6 & 2/5 were both printed on Maize Coloured paper, the 2/- & 3/- were both printed on White paper, while the 2/3 was printed on both Maize & White paper
, there was also an Australian Native Flower release from July, 1968 in Decimal currency.
Issued as below (in brackets) with perforation 14½ x 14¾

128-1-1 1/6 Christmas Bells, (3 February) Red on Maize Paper
131-1-1 2/5 Banksia, (16 March) Brown on Maize Paper

Zoological Issue
Issue 1, Part 2

Designer: Miss Eileen Mayo - Engravers: B. Stewart 6d, 8d & 9d; P.E. Morris 11d; Frank D. Manley 1/- - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This is the second Zoological Issue, the first being a King George VI Definitive issue between 1937 & 1956, this issue was released in four parts over four years, Issue 1, Part 1, 1959; Issue 1, Part 2, 1960 (below); Issue 1, Part 3, 1961; Issue 1, Part 4, 1962.
Issued 11 May with perforation 14¾ x 14

135-1-1 6d Brown, Banded Anteater
136-1-1 8d Red/Brown, Tiger Cat

50th Anniversary of the Girl Guide Movement
Designer: B. Stewart - Engraver: B. Stewart - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This issue depicts a Guide with Lord Baden-Powell, the man who began the Girl Guides in 1910, two other stamps have been released in this area of wilderness groups, both for the Scouts, one on 15 November, 1948 and the other on 19 November, 1952, both for Jamboree's.
Issued 18 August with perforation 14¼ x 14

141-1-1 5d Blue Girl Guide & Lord Baden-Powell

Centenary of the Exploration of the Northern Territory
Designer: adapted by P.E. Morris - Engraver: P.E. Morris - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This stamp was based on the painting by Sir Daryl Lindsay, "The Overlanders", the painting depicts John McDouall Stuart when, in 1860 he reached the centre of the continent at Central Mount Stuart, in July, 1862, he completed the south-north crossing, there were three types in this stamp, due to errors in the plates, Type 1, No Errors; Type 2, a break in the ears of the horse & the reigns are different; Type 3, as type 2, plus a break in the horses mane.
Issued 21 September with perforation 14¾ x 14½

142-1-1 5d Reddish Purple, NO ERRORS;
142-1-2 5d Reddish Purple, break in ears & reigns different;
142-1-3 5d Reddish Purple, break in ears, reigns different & break in the mane

100th Melbourne Cup Commemorative
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engraver: G. Lissenden - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
The design shows the Melbourne Cup (Horse Racing Cup) with John Cutts (jockey) & Archer the winner of the first Melbourne Cup in 1861.
Issued 12 October with perforation 14¾ x 14½

143-1-1 5d Sepia, Archer & John Cutts

Centenary of the First Queensland Postage Stamps
Designer: Frank D. Manley - Engraver: B. Stewart - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This stamp depicts the first Queen Victoria stamp issued in Queensland on 1 November, 1860.
Issued 2 November with perforation 14½ x 14¾

144-1-1 5d Green, Queen Victoria

Christmas 1960
Designer: K. McKay with adaptation by B. Stewart - Engraver: B. Stewart - Printer: W.C.G. McCracken
This design shows a Bible illuminated by a candle, the wording is from Luke 2:10, "Behold I bring you good tidings of great joy."
Issued 9 November with perforation 14¾ x 14½

145-1-1 5d Crimson Lake, Bible