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Displaying 2 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards
RAILWAYS, MINISTER OF: Die 1 printed on letter card with pre-printed address of the District Engineer at Melbourne & 'This card may pass through the post from any place within Victoria' on the reverse, printed 'Registration of Unemployed from COUNTRY DISTRICTS' advice within, stuck along one side otherwise very fine unused. This is the only franked letter card recorded: only four examples recorded, all unused. [Hans Karman's example sold for $690]
UP TRAIN 7: Type 1 (CDS) very fine strikes 1) of OC7/84 on face of Postal Card from 'PIMPINIO' (ERD by 16 years!) to Hochkirch (faint b/s, ERD), carried via Horsham to Stawell & by train to Ararat only, then by train SW to Hamilton (21˝mm transit on the face, LRD); and 2) of SE26/93 b/s on Letter Card from 'ELMHURST' to Melbourne, carried to Ararat & by train to Melbourne via Ballarat. The latter is the latest recorded usage on cover. [The first is illustrated at page 45]
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