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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards (Official)
C of A - Postal Stationery
Bundle of 1930s to 1950s official issues including Postal Cards 'OS'-in-Die 1d (addressed but unused) & 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 1d, 'OS/NSW' perfin KGV 1d green & QM 1d+1d; Envelopes mostly with normal embossings but including 'OS'-in-Die KGV Oval 'TWO/PENCE' on 1½d & 2d (4); Wrapper 'OS'-in-Die 1d violet (rare but badly stained); some stampless items including lettersheets; condition variable. (Qty 32)
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)
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period
POSTAL CARDS: c.1917 1d issue with the BNG stamp totally obliterated with a printed oblong in black, faults but believed to be the only recorded unused example. [This item was sold for $484 at the Macray Watson sale of 5/2/1991. It is believed to be a trial for official Postal Cards that was not proceeded with. However, a used example with a 1d perf 'OS' affixed across the obliteration is known: see the enclosed 1987 article by Gary Watson]