First Issues - 1858 to 1860

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Guidelines for collecting and display (as at June 2013):

James Mackay, 1988, The Guinness Book of Stamps, 2nd edn.
James Mackay, 1972, The World of Classic Stamps, 1840-1870
James Mackay, 2003, Philatelic Terms Illustrated
Kenneth A. Wood, 1982, This is Philately, (3 vols)
Scott, 2003, 2004 Classic Specialized Catalogue
Gibbons, 2003, Commonwealth & British Empire Stamps 1840-1952, 106th edn.
Plus numerous other Gibbons and Scott catalogues of various vintages.
Linns online reference pages,

page written May 2013