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Postal Cover - Australia Post, West Gate Bridge Melbourne, Official Opening, 15 Nov 1978 Reg. No: HT 16133
- Souvenir postal cover issued by Australia Post on 15 Nov 1978, to commemorate the official opening of the West Gate Bridge in Melbourne. Includes 20c "Little Grebe" stamp, a postal stamp incorporating official West Gate Bridge Authority logo and a stamp of an Australia Post mail van with the words the "First Official Mail Across West Gate".
- Plain white envelope 165 mm x 93 mm overprinted with three colour illustration of West Gate Bridge and black postal stamp incorporating official West Gate Bridge Authority logo.
|Dimensions:||16.40 cm (Width), 9.20 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||souvenirs, bridges, road transport, postal covers|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ROAD TRANSPORT|
|Tertiary Classification:||souvenirs & mementoes|
|Inscriptions:||Text: OFFICIAL OPENING/WEST GATE/BRIDGE MELBOURNE/Australia Post/Souvenir cover.|
|Issued By:||Australia Post National Philatelic Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 Nov 1978|
|References:||See curatorial research file on 'West Gate Bridge'.|