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Definitives

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1959b Pictorial Series.

Issued 16th December 1959 with the 5d blue on July 5, 1961

Layouts: as per other long and medium formats

Designs:

5d: Edgeworth David, Douglas Mawson, and Alastair Forbes McKay at South (magnetic) pole in 1909.

8d: ANARE Weasel near Mt Henderson base.

1/-: Dog Sled and tem with Ytterskpera Iceberg in background.

2/3d: Emperor Penguins.

The overprinted surcharges were caused by a sudden postal increase which also affected the Norfolk Island Post office issue.

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