First Day Covers

Continental Australia

Date of Issue

Sale Value US$/Stamps face value

pic

Theme

Comments

1950

14 Oct

1.8/2x2 1/2d 

fa141050

ANPEX

pair

1961

8 Nov

1/5d  

fa081161

Christmas Greetings

1966

24 Oct

1/4c  

fa241066

Famous Navigators around Australia

Addressed to: Mr C.T.Manning,

c/o G.P.O. Box 1539

Sydney, N.S.W.

1970

2 Oct

2/6c  

fa021070

16th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference Canberra

Shield

7 Oct

2/6c  

fa071070

18th International Dairy Congress 1970

products

1971

5 May

1/6c  

fa050571

Sydney Stock Exchange Centenary

people

1972

18 Apr

1/7c  

fa180472

C.W.A. 50th Anniversary in Australia

map

1973

24 Sep

1.5/25c

fa240973

Merry Christmas

1975

12 Mar

50c/10c  

fa120375

International Women's Year

logo

14 May

1/11c 24c 33c 48c

fa140575

Australian Scientific  Developments

27 Aug

60c/45c 18c

fa270875

Wildflowers

1976

27 Sep

50c/18c

fa270976

National Stamp Week

words

1 Nov

50c/45c 15c

fa011176

Christmas'76

10 Nov

50c/4x18c

fa101176

Australia Post Cover Famous Australians Stamps and Cover designer Bruce Weatherhead 

1979

26 Jan

50c20c

fa260179

Australia Day 1979

soldier

9 Apr

90c/5x20c

fa090479

National Parks

24 Oct

1.2/20c 35c 50c 55c

fa241079

Fishing in Australia

1980

31 Mar

90c/22c 28c 60c

fa310380

Australian Birds

21 Apr

50c/22c 28c

fa210480

Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II 1980

7 May

1/5x22c

fa070580

Australian Folklore

11 Aug

80c/4x22c

fa110880

Community Welfare

29 Sep

80c/3x22c

fa290980

National Stamp Week 1980

MS

3 Nov

70c/15c 60c

fa031180

Christmas 1980

1981

21 Jan

40c/22c 

fa210181

Australia Day 1981

18 Feb

1.3/22c 35c 55c 60c

fa180281

Australian Sporting Personalities

25 Mar

70c/22c 60c

fa250381

50th anniv first air mail Aus-UK 1931/81

6 Apr

40c/22c

fa060481

APEX

21 Apr

50c/22c

fa210481

Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II 1981

20 May

60c/4x22c

fa200581

The Gold Rush

17 Jun

1.3/$2

fa170681

Australian Painting Series

1 Jul

40c/24c

fa010781

Australian Animals Endangered Species

15 Jul

1.5/5c 25c 30c 50c 55c

fa150781

Australian Animals (Series I)

29 Jul

70c/24c 60c

fa290781

Marriage of Charles and Diana

19 Aug

$1/24c 35c 55c 60c

fa190881

Australian Fungi

16 Sep

40c/24c

fa160981

International Year of Disabled Persons 1981

28 Sep

40c/30c

fa280981

Christmas 1981

30 Sep

60c/24c 60c

fa300981

CHOGM

14 Oct

60c/24c 35c 55c 60c

fa141081

Yachting in Australia

2 Nov

60c/18c 60c

fa021181

Christmas 1981

1982

20 Jan

40c/24c

fa200182

Australia Day - The Immigrants

17 Feb

90c/24c35c 55c 60c

fa170282

Whales

19 Apr

2/3c 27c 65c 75c

fa190482

Australian Animals - Reptiles & Amphibians

21 Apr

40c/27c

fa210482

Birthday Queen Elizabeth II

19 May

$0.90/27c 40c 65c 75c

fa190582

Roses in Australia

16 Jun

2/15c 40c 90c

fa160682a

Australian Animals Series II - Reptiles & Amphibians 

16 Jun

1.3/2x27c

fa160682b

50th Anniv of the ABC 

gutter pair

4 Aug

1/7x27c

fa040882

Historic Post Offices

15 Sep

60c/35c

fa150982

Christmas 1982

22 Sep

1/3x27c 75c

fa220982a

XII Commonwealth Games Brisbane 1982

22 Sep

90c/3x27c

fa220982b

XII Commonwealth Games Brisbane 1982 MS

27 Sep

40c/27c

fa270982

National Stamp Week 1982

12 Oct

40c/$0.40/27c

fa121082a

National Gallery Canberra the Queen Opening

12 Oct

40c/27c

fa121082b

National Gallery Canberra the Queen Opening

Wesley FDC

1 Nov

70c/21c 75c

fa011182

Christmas

17 Nov

70c/1c 2c 3c 10c 27c

fa171182a

Eucalypts

strip

17 Nov

1.2/27c 40c 65c 75c

fa171182b

Aboriginal Culture Music and Dance

1983

12 Jan

1.2/27c 40c 65c 75c

fa120183

Historic Fire Engines

26 Jan

60c/2x27c

fa260183

Australia Day 1983

pair

2 Feb

$0.40/27c

fa020283a

ANZCER

2 Feb

1.5/1c 70c 85c 95c

fa020283b

Australian Animals Series II Reptiles & Amphibians

9 Mar

1/3x27c 75c

fa090383

14thMarch 1983 Commonwealth Day

20 Apr

40c/27c

fa200483

Queen's Birthday

18 May

40c/27c

fa180583

World Communications Year

31 May

1/27c

fa310583

World Communications Year - Carried on the tin can mail service

see the back of the  envelope: tinmailserv

8 Jun

40c/27c

fa080683a

50th Anniv Australian Jaycees

8 Jun

40c/27c

fa080683b

St John Ambulance Centenary

one is a Wesley 

15 Jun

1.5/4c 27c 35c 45c 80c

fa150683a

Australian Animals Series III Butterflies (orange label)

15 Jun

1.3/10c 20c 60c $1

fa150683b

Australian Animals Series III Butterflies (blue label)

3 Aug

1/5x27c

fa030883

Australian Folklore

7 Aug

40c/27c

fa070883

The Sun City to Surf

14 Sep

60c/35c

fa140983

Christmas 1983

26 Sep

80c/4x30c 

fa260983

Explorers of Australia

11 Oct

60c/30c

fa111083

Australia II  America's Cup Triumph 1983

24 Oct

50c/30c

fa241083

Australian Animals Series III Butterflies

2 Nov

70c24c 85c

fa021183

Christmas 1983

1985

25 Jan

70c/2x30c

fa250185

Australia Games - 1985

gutter pair

18 Sep

60c/45c

fa180985a

Christmas 1985

18 Sep

60c/33c

fa180985b

Australia Post Electronic Mail

1986

26 Sep

60c/36c

fa260986

America's Cup

22 Oct

60c/36c

fa221086

International Year of Peace 1986

1987

4 Feb

1.5/36c

fa040287

America's Cup

13 May

1.8/5x36c

fa130587

The First Fleet

gutter strip

1990

15 Aug

15/$20

fa150890

A view of the artist's House and Garden

27 Aug

3/10x43c

fa270890a

Sport - Series II

27 Aug

1.7/2x43c $1.20

fa270890b

Sport - Series II

12 Jul

1.6/5x41c

fa120790

Boomtime

3 Sep

60c/43c

fa030990a

Thinking of You

3 Sep

1.1/28c 43c

fa030990b

Heidelberg and Heritage

31 Oct

60c/43c

fa311090a

150 Years of Local Government

31 Oct

1.7/38c 43c 80c

fa311090b

Bush Nativity Christmas 1990

1991

10 Jan

3.1/43c 90c $1 $1.20

fa100191

Australia Day 1991

14 Feb

2.5/2x43c 85c $1

fa140291

Waterbirds of Australia

14 Mar

1.6/2x43c $1.20

fa140391

In memory... 1941

11 Apr

1.9/2x43c 80c $1

fa110491a

Australian Insects

11 Apr

60c/43c

fa110491b

The Queen's Birthday

13 May

2.2/2x43c 70c $1.20

fa130591

150 years Australian Photography

13 Jun 2.2/2x43c 85c $1 fa130691 Golden Days of Radio
25 Jul 2.1/2x43c 70c $1 fa250791 Pets
22 Aug 3/75c 80c 85c 90c fa220891 Sports series II
25 Sep 1/$1.05 fa250991 Vancouver 1791 Exploration Albany WA Eyre 1841
10 Oct 2/43c 75c $1 $1.20 fa101091 Literary Legends 1890s
1 Nov 1.8/38c 43c 90c fa011191 Christmas
1992
2 Jan 0.7/45c fa020192a Thinking of You
2 Jan 2.3/6x45c fa020192b Threatened Species
2 Jan 1.3/20c 45c fa020192c Wetlands and Waterways
15 Jan 2.8/2x45c $1.05 $1.20 fa150192a 500th Anniv Voyage Christopher Columbus 1492/1992 MS
15 Jan 2.1/2x45c $1.05 $1.20 fa150192b 500th Anniv Voyage Christopher Columbus 1492/1992
19 Feb 3.4/45c 2x75c $1.05 fa190292  Australians Under Fire
19 Mar 2.5/45c $1.05 $1.20 fa190392a International Space Year MS
19 Mar 2.3/45c $1.05 $1.20 fa190392b International Space Year
9 Apr 70c/45c fa090492a Queen Birthday
9 Apr 2.4/4x45c fa090492b Vineyard Regions
11 Jun 2/5x45c fa110692 Landcare gutter strip
2 July 2.6/45c 2x$1.20 fa020792 Barcelona 1992
13 Aug 2/35c 50c 60c 95c fa130892 Australian Wildlife
29 Aug 1.4/2x45c fa290892 Opening Sydney Harbour Tunnel gutter pair
17 Sep 2.4/2x45c $1.05 $1.20 fa170992 Desert Gold
2 Oct 70c/45c fa021092 Canberra
15 Oct 2/45c $1.20 fa151092 Sheffield Shield Cricket
30 Oct 1.9/40c 45c $1 fa301092 Christmas 92
1993
14 Jan 1.1/2x45c fa140193 Australia Day
4 Feb 2.2/45c 75c 85c $1 fa040293 Dreamings
4 Mar 3/45c 85c 95c $2 fa040393 World Heritage Sites of Australia
7Apr 60c/45c fa070493a Queen's Birthday
7 Apr 2.4/45c 85c $1.05 $1.20 fa070493b Naval and Maritime War Vessels
7 May 2.4/2x45c $1 $1.20 fa070593 Working Life
1 Jun 2.3/6x45c fa010693a Trains gutter block
1 Jun 2.1/6x45c fa010693b Trains
21 Jun 2/6x45c fa210693 Counter Printed Stamps
1 Jul 3/45c 75c $1 $1.05 fa010793 Aboriginal
12 Aug 2/40c 70c 90c $1.20 fa120893 Native Wildlife
2 Sep 1.2/2x45c fa020993 90th Inter-Parliamentary & 50th Women in Parliament gutter pair
1 Oct 3/4x45c 75c $1.05 fa011093a Dinosaur Era MS
1 Oct 1.3/2x45c fa011093b Dinosaur Era self-adhesive
1 Oct 2.8/4x45c 75c $1.05 fa011093c Dinosaur Era
1 Nov 2/40c 45c $1 fa011193 Christmas

1994

13 Jan 3.5/45c 85c $1.05 $2 fa130194 Australia Day
20 Jan 1/2x45c fa200194a Lifesaving
20 Jan 2.3/2x45c 95c $1.20 fa200194b Lifesaving
3 Feb 1.4/3x45c fa030294 Thinking of You
10 Mar 2.2/30c 85c $1.35 fa100394 Wildlife
8 Apr 1.3/95c fa080494a Australia - Thailand Friendship Bridge
8 Apr 2.1/95c 9BAHT 500k fa080494b Australia - Thailand Friendship Bridge
8 Apr 60c/45c fa080494c Queen's Birthday
14 Apr 1.6/45c 50c coin fa140494a International Year of the Family
14 Apr 2.3/45c 75c $1 fa140494b International Year of the Family
12 May 2.4/6x45c fa120594 Wildlife gutter strip
9 Jun 60c/45c  fa090694 Centenary of Votes for Women
14 Jul 2.5/2x45c 90c $1.35 fa140794 Bunyips
11 Aug 2.8/5x45c fa110894 Wartime Prime Ministers 1x3 strip +1 gutter pair
29 Aug 2.8/2x45c $1.35 $1.80 fa290894 Aviation Feats
28 Sep 2.6/4x45c $1 fa280994a Zoos Endangered Species MS
28 Sep 2.5/4x45c $1 fa280994b Zoos Endangered Species
31 Oct 1.4/2x45c  fa311094a Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race gutter pair
31 Oct 2.8/40c 45c $1 $1.80 fa311094b Christmas
2 Nov 2.9/8x45c fa021194 Australian Made
17 Nov 2.8/6x45c fa171194 Counter-Printed stamps. Type I  Denominations were issued by machines ranging from 45c to $100. Those showing "NPC" at the bottom of each stamp were issued at the National Philatelic Centre in Melbourne.  Note the offset "45c" imprint on the two stamps at the left of the FDC showing only the "5c" part. SG 1453/8

1995

10 Aug 2/4x45c fa100895a Australia Remembers II 1945
10 Aug 2.2/2x45c $1.50 fa100895b 50th Anniv Peace in the Pacific
1 Sep 1.4/45c fa010995a Australia-China Joint Stamp Issue MS Koalas
1 Sep 1.4/45c fa010995b Australia-China Joint Stamp Issue MS Pandas
1 Sep 2.3/20 2.90 2x45c fa010995c Australia-China Joint Stamp Issue vertical gutter pair
1 Sep 1.4 fa010995d Australia-China Joint Stamp Issue gutter pair
3 Oct 3/6x45c fa031095a The World Down Under MS
3 Oct 2.8/6x45c fa031095b The World Down Under
7 Sep 3.2/3x45c $2.50 fa070995 Medical Science
1 Nov 1.7/40c 45c $1 fa011195 Christmas

1996

16 Jan 3/45c 85c $1 $1.20 fa160196 Australia Day
30 Jan 70c/45c fa300196 Hearts and Roses
26 Feb 1.6/4x45c fa260296 Military Aviation
14 Mar 2.9/45c 75c 95c $1 fa140396 World Heritage
22 Mar 1.5/2x45c fa220396a Australia-Indonesia Joint Stamp Issue MS
22 Mar 1.7/2x300 2x45c fa220396b Australia-Indonesia Joint Stamp Issue
22 Mar 1.6/2x45c fa220396c Australia-Indonesia Joint Stamp Issue
11 Apr 70c/45c fa110496 Queen Birthday
23 Apr 2/4x45c fa230496a Football League 100th Anniv
23 Apr 2/4x45c fa230496b Football League 100th Anniv
23 Apr 2/4x45c fa230496c Football League 100th Anniv
23 Apr 2/4x45c fa230496d Football League 100th Anniv
9 May 5/5c 10c $2 $5 fa090596 The Nature of Australia
6 Jun 2/2x45c $1.05 fa060696 GOLD Atlanta 1996
4 Jul 2.1/4x45c fa040796a Children Book Council Award gutter block
4 Jul 2/4x45c fa040796b Children Book Council Award
22 Jul 80c/45c fa220796 Atlanta/Sydney Olympic Games
8 Aug 2/45c $1 fa080896 Centenary National Council of women 
5 Sep 2.2/45c $1.20 fa050996 Pearl Diamond
12 Sep 1.4/20c 45c fa120996 Arts in Regional Australia
1 Oct 3/6x45c fa011096a PETS MS
1 Oct 1.3/2x45c fa011096b PETS
1 Oct 2.8/6x45c fa011096c PETS 2xgutter pairs
9 Oct 2/$1.20 100 fa091096a Joint Issue with Germany
9 Oct 1.4/$1.20 fa091096b Joint Issue with Germany
1 Nov 1.7/2x45c fa011196a Tercentenary the Vlamingh's Voyage gutter pair
1 Nov 80c/45c fa011196b Tercentenary the Vlamingh's Voyage
1 Nov 1.6/40c 45c $1 fa011196c Christmas

1997

Jan 16 1.8/85c 90c $1.2 fa160197 Australia Day
Jan 23 90c/2x45c fa230197 Australian Legends Sir Donald Bradman se-tenant pair
Jan 29 60c/45c fa290197 Roses - Greetings
Feb 27 1.3/4x45c fa270297 Australia's Classic Cars se-tenant 4/block
Feb 27 1.3/4x45c fa270297a Australia's Classic Cars self-adhesive
Mar 13 1.3/4x45c fa130397 Circus se-tenant 4/block
Apr 10 7.2/20c 25c $1 $10 fa100497 The Nature of Australia a $10 MS
Apr 17 70c/45c fa170497 Lions
Apr 17 60c/45c fa170497a Queen's Birthday
May 8 1.6/5x45c fa080597 Dolls and Bears se-tenant strip of 5
Jun 2 1.3/4x45c fa020697 Wetland Birds self-adhesive
Jun 2  1.3/4x45c fa020697a Wetland Birds se-tenant 4/blk
Jul 10 2.1/2x45c $1.05 $1.2 fa100797 Emergency Services 45c se-tenant pair
Aug 7 1/2x45c fa070897 Merino Sheep se-tenant pair

1999

Jan 22 1/2x45c fa220199 Arthur Boyd se-tenant pair

2002

Jan 23 1.6/5x45c fa230102 Australian Legends
6 Feb 2/45c $2.45 fa060202 Queen's Golden Jubilee
12 Mar 1.7/45c 2x49c $1.5 fa120302 Lighthouses 1xse-tenant

        

Antarctic Territory

Date of Issue

Sale Price US$/Stamps face value

pic

Theme

18 Oct 61

2/5d

faat181061

50th anniv 1911-1914 Antarctic expedition

9 Sep 81

1.3/2c 10c 15c 40c 45c 50c

faat090981

Ships of the Antarctic

5 May 82

70c/27c 75c

faat050582

Sir Douglas Mawson Centenary - 1982

7 Sep 83

60c/27c

faat070983

12th Antarctic Treaty Canberra

16 Jan 84

90c/30c 85c

faat160184

75th anniv South Magnetic Pole exped

14 May 92

$3/45c 75c85c 95c $1.20

faat140592

Antarctic Regional Wildlife

14 Jan 93

3/$1 $1.40 $1.50

faat140193

Antarctic Regional Wildlife II

13 Jan 94

2/45c 75c 85c $1.05

faat130194

The last Huskies

15 Jun 95

1.6/3x45c $1

faat150695a

Antarctic Whales & Dolphins

15 Jun 95

1.5/3x45c $1

faat150695b

Antarctic Whales & Dolphins MS

16 May 96

2.2/2x45c $1 $1.20

faat160596

Extreme Land forms

15 May 97

2/2x45c 95c $1.05

faat150597

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