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1908 Visit of the American "Great White Fleet" 1d PC16, unused. Superb! [These generic cards were printed in NSW. The relevant Queensland, South Australian, Tasmanian, or Western Australian 1d stamp was overprinted at Melbourne. The WA 1d electro with Decapitated Swan flaw (Pope & Thomas's "Die 11") is common to this and the next two lots]
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1908 Visit of the American "Great White Fleet" 1d PC16, unused. Superb!
1908 Visit of the American "Great White Fleet" 1d PC16, to "Dudinalup/Via Balingup" with light 'COTTESLOE' cds of 22SP08 & light unframed 'BALINGUP' arrival b/s. Issued 1/9/1908: examples used in the month of issue are scarce & desirable. [The message is unusually between children, the senders practising their rudimentary French! Dudinalup is a locality near Nannup: it has never had a post office. Hugh Freeman's philatelic usage to the USA sold for $862 at our auction of 23/9/2011]