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Australia - Western Australia

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All collections (36)

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Name: Western Australia (AU-WA)
What: country
Country: Australia

Western Australia was a British colony that occupied the western third of Australia. Its capital was at Perth, and in 1901 it united with the other colonies of the continent to form the Commonwealth of Australia.

Areas: Australia, Commonwealth

Stamps issued from 1854 to 1912

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 100



Watermarks used: Watermark_Crown_CA.jpgcrown & CA, Watermark_Crown_CC.jpgcrown & CC, Colnect-2972-598-Queen-Victoria-back.jpgcrown & double line A, Colnect-2802-411-Queen-Victoria-with-widow--s-veil-back.jpgcrown & single line A, Colnect-5552-742-Cygnus-atratus-black-swan-back.jpgcrown & WA, V & crown; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb (Pound sterling (pre-decimal))

Overprints: Western Australia (9)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Western Australia
Commons Stamps..tern Australia
as thing

Catalogs:
Stamp Number
Yvert et Tellier
Michel
Stanley Gibbons

Cross-references

Related albums
WSA Australia Western Australia


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