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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2438 << Previous   Next >>

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

Description: 1949 Leigh-Parkin airmail cover to GB with superb 'Cocos-Keeling/("2 12 49")/Is' cachet in violet at upper-left & Australian 1/6d Hermes tied by Perth Christmas slogan of 6DEC/1949. Per the RMS 'Orion'. [This was Leigh-Parkin's first experience of the tin can service, prior to the creation of his distinctive cachets]

Listed in: Christmas , Postmarks - Machines & Meters , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , GREAT BRITAIN , Airmail Stamps , myths & legends , Flight Covers Commercial , Postal History , AUSTRALIA , COCOS ISLANDS , Ship Mail , Tin Can Mail , SINGAPORE

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $1,050.00T