Category: WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1897 OHMS wrapper with printed 'Department of Mines' at top, to USA with the Department's frank stamp, oval d/s & authorising signature h/s - 'HSK' of Henry Stamford King - all in blue, scarce 'OFFICIAL PAID' h/s - as required to validate unstamped mail going abroad - in violet, minor soiling & repaired tear on the reverse. A most unusual item. Ex Karman.
Postal History , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , Mining , postmarks - instructional markings , Official mail , Postal Stationery - Franks