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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2445 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COCOS ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY - 1949-53 Tin Can Mail

Description: 1951 Leigh-Parkin airmail cover to GB with very fine 'Per RMS ORION/("12 8 51")' circular cachet & superb boxed 'TIN CAN MAIL/COCOS-KEELING IS' cachet both in violet, Australian 1/6d Federation tied by Perth slogan cancel, very minor water stains. [The barrel was a flour tin with the lid soldered-on. On this occasion, the soldering was sub-standard & some water entered the barrel]

Listed in: Flight Covers Commercial , AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY , Government & Politicians , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , Disaster , Postal History , AUSTRALIA , COCOS ISLANDS , Ship Mail , Tin Can Mail , SINGAPORE

Estimate: AUD$ 400.00T

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Item was sold for: $440.00T