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Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers

Description: 1930 Lord Howe Island ProvisionalSturt 1d endorsed in manuscript "2d paid/PM/LHI" uncancelled on commercial cover to a Sydney solicitor with 'LORD HOWE_ ISLAND/22AU/1930/NSW' cds alongside, a few faults but presentable & the stamp is very fine, Cat $3250 (for usage on 22 or 23.8.1930). From the first despatch of provisionals from the island, with the earliest recorded date of 22.8.1930, making this a rare & generally unrecognised First Day Cover. [Most later covers were organised by collectors & invariably have the cds tying the stamp to the envelope]

Listed in: First Day Covers , AUSTRALIA , Lord Howe Island , postmarks - manuscript cancellations , Explorers & Pioneers , Postal History , C of A Other Pre-Decimals , Illustrated Covers

Estimate: AUD$ 2400.00T

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Quality: C/A Get Help on this Item


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Item was sold for: $1,800.00T