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Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal History

Description: FOOD PARCEL LABELS:c.1946 red/green complete parcel label to England with Ram 5d pair & Robes 5/- tied by indistinct '.../SOUTH AUST' cds, minor wrinkles & soiling. [The Food Parcel Scheme was a response to post-WWII food rationing in Britain. Parcels of up to 7Lb (pounds) or up to 11Lb could be sent by surface mail for concessional rates of 3/7d or 5/10d respectively. Postal Stationery labels are recorded only for Melbourne (3/7d & 5/10d), Sydney (5/10d) & Hobart (3/7d)]

Listed in: Postal History , AUSTRALIA , SOUTH AUSTRALIA , Primary Industry - Sheep & Wool , Clothing , parcel post , Charity

Estimate: AUD$ 250.00

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Item was sold for: $625.00