Category: TPOs: MELBOURNE-GEELONG-BALLARAT 1865-1890
UP TRAIN 1: Type 1 (Large Vertical Oval) very fine large-part strikes of 'AP2165' & '10JY65' both on Laureates 4d. The first is the later of only two recorded examples with MMDDYY configuration of the date slugs & the earliest recorded TPO datestamp on an adhesive : illustrated at page 38. The other is the earliest recorded date for the corrected date format.
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