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STAMP DESIGN COMPETITION: Contemporary stamp-size photographic reductions of three entries including the Second-Prize Winner by "Tiger" (JO Lyons) plus a contemporary photographic enlargement of the "Tiger" entry & a colour photocopy of the original artwork (in the Australia Post Archives), and three photographic enlargements - one may be contemporary - of three other entries including one by ET Luke.
(Qty 7 items)
ORIGINAL ARTWORK: Official photographic reduction to 200% stamp-size of Frank Manley's original (amended) artwork showing the "Southern Cross" flying to the West , oval 'Commonwealth Bank of Australia/STAMP/ PRINTING BRANCH/Fitzroy N6 Vict' [sic] cachet in violet on the reverse. Superb! Unlisted in the ACSC. [Arthur's other example sold for $654]
ORIGINAL ARTWORK: Official photographic reduction to 200% stamp-size of Frank Manley's original artwork for the issued 2d design, oval 'Commonwealth Bank of Australia/STAMP/PRINTING BRANCH/Fitzroy Vict' [sic] cachet in violet on the reverse. Superb! Unlisted in the ACSC.
CITY OF MELBOURNE DESIGN COMPETITION: Series of photographic reductions of seven designs - including two setenant pairs - submitted by James Berry from New Zealand, five of them affixed to three small pieces of card (each with the nom de plume 'ENDEAVOUR' on the reverse). [The competition was held too late to influence the stamp design. Berry was awarded a Bronze Medal]
ORIGINAL ARTWORK: Contemporary photographic reduction of Frank Manley's original art for the 2d (53x71mm).