1956 Australia Post Melbourne Olympics MNH Set

Australia Post Philatelics

Australia Post has for many years produced a wide array of item for the postal services across Australia. Some of the world’s most beautiful postage stamps have been designed and posted in this country.

In the beginning in 1850 the six main colonies in Australia all produced their own postage stamps. the first was New South Wales. In 1901 the Postmaster Generals Office was formed which effectively brought the postage service on onto a national platform.

The red 1d stamp with kangaroo and map from 1913 is regarded as the first of the proper series of stamps and cost the same in all states since prices were made the same in all states from 1911.

In the modern day the post office offers not just the regular postage stamps but a huge assortment of philatelic items such pre-stamped postcards, stamp booklets, stamp packs, Prestige booklets with both stamps and postcards, First Day Covers and maxi cards

In recent years they have even had a joint venture with Perth Mint producing coin and stamp envelopes.

Noteworthy collectibles has a fine array of modern postal philatelics in most of the genres and themes. We offer good clear pictures and descriptions that make purchase decisions a whole lot easier. We always strive to give the most accurate descriptions possible.