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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - Education & Universities
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
1919 (July 24) use of Kangaroo 1d Die I ('OS'-in-the-Die) Envelope for Victorian Education Department, with rare uprating of perf Large 'OS' ½d to pay War Tax and tied by 'WATCHEM/VIC' cds.
C of A - Postal Stationery
POSTAL CARDS - OFFICIAL: 1928 'OS'-in-the-Die 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 1d green HG D16 for School Committees, two examples used in 1931 & 1932 with Melbourne slogan cancels. Rare used. (Qty 2)
1872 long OHMS cover (267x115mm) with 'Education Office/Adelaide' imprint at lower-left & rare but defective franking of De La Rue Perf 10 2d overprinted 'E.B.' tied by poor GPO cds, Kapunda arrival b/s, faults.
1875 OHMS entire headed "Strathloddon" to Melbourne with Laureate 1d only tied by Castlemaine cds. Superb! [Advising of appointment of a 16yo "pupil teacher" to the Pennyweight Flat school. Pennyweight Flat was on the Castlemaine Diggings, & the site of a heritage-listed children's cemetary]
VICTORIA - Postal Stationery
ENVELOPES - OFFICIAL: 'OS'-of-Dots 1d Roo Die II (cream stock) and Solid 'OS' KGV 1½d red- brown (grey stock) both for Vic Education Department, used at Bendigo (1922) or Selby (1926). (Qty 2)
FRANKS: '...PUBLIC INSTRUCTION' h/s in blue on lettersheet with printer's imprint showing 1000 were printed on 7/1/1874, superb Melbourne duplex & faint Keilor arrival cds on the face, mss "Unclaimed" & DLB b/s in green. [Stieg & Watson record 5 examples, this being the earliest by 14 months]