Australia 1934 Hermes

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 1 December 1934 - 1948
  • Designed by: Frank D. Manley
  • Engraved by: E. Broad and F. D. Manley
  • Printed by: John Ash until April 1840, W.C.G. McCracken thereafter
  • Printing process: Recess

The design shows Hermes, Greek god of speed, encompassing both sides of the globe.

No Watermark - Perforations: 11[edit]

1s 6d dull purple

Watermark Multiple crown and C of A - Chalk-surfaced paper - Perforations: 13½ x 14[edit]

1s 6d dull purple (22 Oct 37)

Watermark Multiple Crown and C of A - Chalk-surfaced paper - Perforations: 13½ x 14[edit]

  • Thin rough ordinary paper
1s 6d dull purple (12 Feb 48)