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1946 (Dec 21) cover to NSW with 3d Arch & mss cancel "Niuafoou/21 12 46/JWalekamun" who has also signed the cover at the base, typed details of the evacuation on the reverse & oval 'PURSERS OFFICE/21DEC1946/MV MATUA' d/s in blue, Nukualofa cds of 22DE46.
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TIN CAN MAIL: 1930s "Pacific Islands Monthly" wrapper to "Niuafoou/Tonga" with KGV 3d tied by poor Sydney parcels roller, typically festooned on both sides with numerous Quensell "Tin Can Mail" cachets including the 'Inwarb' "error". Ex Kevin Nelson. [Between 4/8/1930 & 9/12/1941, the rate to "Other British Empire" was 1d per 2oz, so 3d paid the rate for a paper weighing between 4 & 6oz]