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Auction: 227 - Lot number: 988 << Previous   Next >>

Category: COCOS ISLANDS - Postal History

Description: 1950cover to England with "LJ Wheatley/Cocos Islands/co Cable & Wireless Ltd/Singapore" return address and superb strike of Leigh-Parkin's boxed 'TIN CAN MAIL/COCOS-KEELING IS' h/s in violet alongside Australia 1/6d Hermes (fault) applied for airmail & cancelled with Perth '5 OCT' slogan, endorsed "First Day Cover" for the cachet's introduction, plus real photo PPC of tiny yachts collecting Tin Can Mail from the passing P&O "Orion" off Cocos Islands. (Qty 2)

Listed in: Postal History , COCOS ISLANDS , Transport - ships & boats , Tin Can Mail , Flight Covers Commercial , PICTURE POSTCARDS , First Day Covers , landscape - Islands , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 400.00T

Type: C Get Help on this Item

Quality: B/A Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $300.00T