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1953 Antarctic
Vestfold Hills
Mawson
Definitives
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1953 Antarctic Expedition.

 Exploration1957 Vestfold Hills.

5d Overprint5d PictorialWeasel1sh Pictorial2/3d Pictrial 1959 Pictorials

Mawson 1961 Mawson

Although a continent with no civilian population is of dubious merit as a stamp issuing entity, and, the stamps are clearly philatelic in inspiration, these early pre-decimal issues do stand on their own. Especially if viewed as being (as indeed they are) simply Australian stamps with a topical theme.

 

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