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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Australia-The 1934 Centenary of Victoria Postage Stamp Set-Illustrated

Below is the 1934 issue commemorating the Centenary of Victoria, an Australian State. The set had three values the 2 Penny (orange-vermilion), 3 Penny (blue) and the 1 Shilling (black). The design was of an Australian aboringinal looking across the Murray River toward the City of Melbourne. Some varieties of perforation exixt in this set. Originally perforated 10 and a half, this was altered to 11 and a half in August of 1934 due to difficulty in seperating the stamps. The 11 and a half perforations are valued slightly higher than the earlier perforation.

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