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Auction: 185 - Lot number: 243 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery

Description: LETTER SHEETS - STAMPED TO ORDER: 1918 (Sep) KGV 1d red Die 1 BW #LSS5 for the Department of Defence with roneo'd recruitment letter over facsimile signature of "RM Orchard" Minister for Recruiting, the sealing flap removed but otherwise superb, 'ADELAIDE/PAID D - .../ELIGIBLES ENLIST' slogan cancel of 2NOV18 being effectively an uprating for payment of the War Tax, Cat $2000. [This early example of "junk mail" must have been very widely distributed but very few examples have survived]

Listed in: AUSTRALIA , Propaganda Stamps & Leaflets , War Tax Stamps , Postal Stationery - Letter Sheets , Military World War I , Postal Stationery

Estimate: AUD$ 1250.00

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Online Bidding for Lot: 243

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Item was sold for: $1,100.00