1927 Canberra Commemoration & Opening of Parliament House 1½d lake perforated 'OS' horizontal pair tied to House of Representatives cover (imprint on the flap) by two light strikes of 'PARLIAMENT HOUSE CANBERRA/9MY27/FCT' BW #132ya, minor blemishes, Cat $5000. Stated to be the only recorded First Day Cover of this stamp perforated 'OS'.
While the dateline is difficult to read, the date is specified on the accompanying Brusden White/ Rodney Perry Certificate (2001), and we have confirmed that the date is definitely 9MY27. George Lang acquired this cover privately for $8000.
Auction Category: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - First Day Covers
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