. Collecting stamps of Australia.


Stamp collecting can take various forms and reflect different interests of the collector, in both the stamp and its design or background story.

History — Stamps.

Prior to the issue of a Uniform Federal series, the various states issued their own Postage stamps in various designs and denominations.

Queensland State Issues.

'Chalon Heads'

Information regarding these and other state issues, and the transition to the Federal system are contained in the booklet "Australian Postage Stamps, the Early Federal Period, 1910 to 1912-13" which was available from the Philatelic Section at the G.P.O. Brisbane.

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