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Auction: 133 - Lot number: 756 << Previous   Next >>

Category: WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History

Description: 1893 remarkable usage of GB 1d Postal Card to Albany (unframed arrival b/s), re-addressed - the original address is underneath the WA stamps - to the sender in England with d x5 tied by 'FREMANTLE/... - F' duplex, 22mm 'TRAVELLING-POST-OFFICE/ A /WA' transit cds of AU11/93 (inwards) on the reverse or AU18/93 (on the face), a few very minor blemishes. Extraordinary! [The sender asked for his enquiry to be answered by the card being re-addressed & two d stamps affixed. The recipient advised that he had to pay the letter rate of 2d. The absence of an outgoing Albany postmark suggests the card was posted aboard the train]

Listed in: Postal History , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , postmarks - Numerals , Postmarks - Duplex Cancellations , Postmarks , postal establishments - Travelling Post Offices , Postal Stationery - Postal Cards , Postal Stationery , GREAT BRITAIN

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

Type: PS Get Help on this Item

Quality: A- Get Help on this Item


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Item was sold for: $700.00T