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

Description: 1951 Leigh-Parkin surface cover to South Africa with very fine 'Per WAVE BARON' h/s & boxed 'TIN CAN MAIL/COCOS KEELING IS' cachet both in violet, Ceylon 15c Orchid tied by Colombo 'BUY/CEYLON/TEA' slogan of 22JAN/1951. This was the only Tin Can mail per the Fleet Oiler RFA 'Wave Baron'. Kim Dwyer's and David Flaat's similar airmail covers to GB sold for $2185 & $1150 respectively]

Listed in: Coffee & Tea , unusual origins or destinations , SOUTH AFRICA , Flora - Flowers , CEYLON , Postal History , AUSTRALIA , COCOS ISLANDS , Ship Mail , Tin Can Mail , SINGAPORE

Estimate: AUD$ 750.00T

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Item was sold for: $2,600.00T