Last update Jan. 26, 2013

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Identify by Skyline Angle

If your stamp is heavily cancelled and the only distinguishing feature is the skyline then possibly you can ID your stamp using this page. The angle of the skyline will align to certain places in the word AUST.
After finding and recording the positions of the closest matches, go back to the main menu and use the other pages to help you further refine the search.

the angle aligns with
the center of U
the angle aligns with
the center of T



Skyline Angle plate I


Mouseover on image for position number
pos 4 pos 10 pos 23 pos 16 pos 18
pos 13 pos 1 pos 19 pos 20 pos 2
pos 7 pos 5 pos 17 pos 6 pos 8
pos 12 pos 25 pos 22 pos 11 pos 14
pos 21 pos 15 pos 9 pos 3 pos 24


Skyline Angle plate II


Mouseover on image for position number
pos 23 pos 18 pos 4 pos 10 pos 16
pos 19 pos 1 pos 2 pos 17 pos 13
pos 7 pos 20 pos 12 pos 5 pos 8
pos 6 pos 25 pos 22 pos 21 pos 11
pos 14 pos 9 pos 3 pos 24 pos 15

I hope this site has given you more knowledge about the varieties of this stamp, and your feedback is welcomed.
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Proof images from Hutson and Hull with the assistance of the Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Ashburton.

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