Postage Stamps and Postal History of Australia

Postage Stamps And Postal History Of Australia

This is an overview of the postage stamps and postal history of Australia.

Read more about Postage Stamps And Postal History Of Australia:  Postal History, The "Roo" Stamp, Later Definitive Stamps, First Commemorative Stamp, Airmails, Stamp Booklets, Self-adhesive Stamps, Postal Rates, Official Stamps, Joint Issues, Postal Stationery, External Territories, Military Occupations and Mandates

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Postage Stamps And Postal History Of Australia - Military Occupations and Mandates
... With military operations during World War I, Australia occupied two former German colonies German New Guinea and Nauru from the German Marshall Islands ... Stamps of the German colonies and of the United Kingdom were overprinted ... In the 1920s, Australia issued stamps in the name of these two territories as part of its obligations to these League of Nations mandates ...

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