Stamp News Archive

Here are my monthly Australian Stamp Variations articles
published in
Stamp News from June 2006 to February 2011

Also listed are my Special articles published by Stamp News

(My contact details shown in these articles prior to April 2010 are no longer current)


Annual Compilations

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2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011-2013 2014-2015 2017

Individual Articles

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June 2006 Commonwealth Games
July Treasures from the Archives, Barry Humphries, Perfumed Roses, Wildflowers, Winter Olympics, AFL Booklets
August Royal Visits, The Queen's 80th Birthday
September Greetings from Australia, Lighthouses of the 20th Century, Soccer, Postie Kate, Whales Down Under
October Greetings Revisited, FDI Cancellation of Variations, Soccer, Extreme Sports, Driving Through the Years
November Rock Posters, Dangerous Australians
December 50 Years of TV, Formula 1 Legends (Joint Issue with Austria), Greetings, Melbourne Olympics, Queen's 80th Birthday, Christmas
January 2006 Summary, First Time Variations, Rare Variations, Annual Collection
February Special  DIY Variations
March Rod Laver, Ashes, Horse Racing, Legends Reprints, The 2 'V' Words Defined
April Combined with May
May Wildflowers, FINA World Swimming Championships, Island Jewels, Year of the Surf Lifesaver
June Signs of the Zodiac, Nostalgic Tourism, Queen's Birthday
July Historic Shipwrecks, Country to Coast, Circus: Under the Big Top,
August Reprinted Wildlife, Threatened Wildlife, In Celebration!, Big Things
September Imperf Bluff?, Amazing Landmarks Perfs, Market Feast
October Special  Stamps Not Valid For Postage
November FDI Cancellation of Reprints, APEC, SAS, Botanic Gardens, Impressions
December Blast Off! 50 Years in Space, Caravan Booklets, Sydney Harbour Bridge Minisheets
January Christmas, More Zodiac Signs  Special Stamp Variations Day
February 2007 Summary, First Time Variations, Collectable Stamps, Reprints, Annual Collection
March Zodiac Star Signs, Perfumed Love, Philanthropists
April Donor Advertising, Scouting Surprises
May Gorges, World Youth Day, AFL Sheetlets, Rugby Booklets   Special  Printed Postmarks  Update
June Scouting Minisheet, Heavy Haulers, ANZAC Day, Queen's Birthday
July Perforation Variations, Heavy Haulers Self-adhesives, Hot Air Balloons
August Stamp Gives Birth Underwater!, Working Dogs, Metal Stamp Coin
September 2008 Half-year Summary, 14 Issues, Firsts, Variations, Collectable Stamps
October Olympic Games, Supplementary Issues (ANZAC, WYD, Gorges), Other Issues (Living Green, Quarantine, AFL, Aviation), Butterfly Re-issue
November Joint Issue Minisheet, Tourist Perforations, Waterfalls, Pre-release P-stamps, For Every Occasion
December, Megafauna, More Occasions, Made in China, Paralympics, Christmas
January Thank You, Annual Collection, 5 Favourite Films, More ANZACs
February Stamp Variations Month, AFI Sheetlet, FEO Strips
March 2008 Summary, Expensive Stamps, Firsts, Unusual Items, Variations, Collectable Stamps, 2009 Rethink?
April Movie Stars, Five Flocked Filigrees, Aussie Backyard
May Perforation Watch, More FEOs, Earth Hour, 2 to 700 Variations per Year (200 Years)
June Aboriginal Art, Queen's Birthday
July Tourist Precincts Minisheet, Desserts, Dolphins
August 3D Stamps, 150 Qld.
September 5 Favourites (Australia's Favourite Stamps), Classic Vehicles, Bush Babies, Parks & Gardens, Multiple Issue Minisheet
October Different Text on 55c £2 Favourite Stamp, Micro Monsters, Joint Norfolk Island Issue (Species At Risk), Corrugated Iron, Galaxies Far Far Away
November SVM is Here, Songbirds, Barbie, FEO Coastal Strip
December Joint Issue Update, SCM 2009 (Let's Get Active), Post People, Vertical Balloons Strip, 2 Christmas Sets, 2008 Reprints
January Stamp Variations Month, Behind The Stamp, On-sale Dates, Christmas Sticker
February 2009 Summary, Stamp Variations Month (Contd.)
March Legends 2010, New Stamps Website
April Torah Bright Gold!, Macquarie, 100 Years of Coins, Adelaide Fringe SSS
May More Gold, More Novelists, More Macquarie, Multiple Issue Minisheet, Powered Flight, Agricultural Shows
June Double Embossed Coins, Grey Macquarie, Birthday, Kokoda
July Robin Hood Reprint, Queen Victoria, Great Journeys, London Festival of Stamps, Shanghai Expo, Heritage Sites
August Recent Reprints, 4 Imperf Trains, 8 Fishes, 3 Beaches, 5 Dogs, Stephen Yu
September Generic Base Stock, 5 More Dogs, Triple Zero, ATO
October A Block of Fishes, Burke, Wills, Gray & King, Girl Guides, Self-adhesive Rolls, SVM is Coming
November SVM is Here, Memorial, The Long Weekend
December Caring for Wildlife, Amazing Saint, 4 Kingfishers
January "Impressions" Reprints, 2010 Annual Collections, Melbourne Cup Reprints, Christmas x 2
February 2010 Summary, Late News, "Impressions" Continued, The End  (See excerpt, below)
April Special  Australian Open Tennis SES & SSS reprint
October Special  Penny Post Office in British Columbia, Canada

Special  Australia $1 Koala "Personal Greetings" Stamp Variations (1999 – 2001)

March Special  Penny Post Office in Winter.  Population = 1.
October Special  Have the Expo's Personalised Stamps killed off collecting?
May Special  Australia Post's Concession Stamp Fiasco
Nov-Mar Special  Australia Post's "Limited Edition" Stamps
Jan-Dec Special  Rare Australian Decimal Stamp Variations

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