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REVENUES BEER DUTY: 1894 Bulk Beer 8/4d pink (One Hogshead; the highest denomination), minor faults & stained, faint 'JACKA BROS/MELROSE' oval cachet. Unique! An exciting new discovery. Unrecorded by Martin Walker and Dave Elsmore. [Elsmore Online prices the 1/7d at $1500; the 2/9d at $1800; and the 5/6d at $2500]
Martin Walker has identified the cachet for us.
C of A - Postal History
Advertising covers accumulation with many illustrated including for 'Bevilles Gift Store', 'Norman H Seward Optician', 'M Baltzer Boot Manufacturer', 'IXL Jam', 'Yellow Cabs', 'Pope Rotary Mowers', 'Tyre Service', 'Central Ausrtalia Tourist Bureau', etc, also 1943 'Invoice Enclosed' parcel 'tag' (envelope) registered, range with KGV Heads, then on to around 1960s, some 'PAID' cancels and meter mail, postcards with "Second Class" endorsements, overseas usages including airmail, postmark interest, generally fine. An excellent basis for expansion.
SUBJECTS - ALCOHOL: Guinness 'My Goodness - My Guinness' multi-colour Zookeeper advertising cards with images by artist Gilroy x6 comprising Seal, Pelican,Toucan, Lion, Polar Bear and Kangaroo & Joey each with 'Printed in Great Britain by Sanders Phillips & Co Ltd London' imprint on back #7-12 from the original 1940s printings, plus 'Bottle and Jug' Guinness advertising card featuring Lewis Carroll's Through The Looking-Glass characters, also 1954 advertising booklet sent to Melbourne with GB KGVI 1½d and 'Australia-London' ½d 'CUSTOMS DUTY' both tied London cancel, couple of minor blemishes but mostly fine.
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