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First Day Cover - Australian Armed Forces, 1 Penny & 2 Pence, Australia, 15 Jul 1940 Philately Reg. No: PH 5963

Summary:
Official first day cover, MEN, MUNITIONS, MATERIAL, and AUSTRALIA'S WAR EFFORT 15th JULY, 1940, 1 Penny (1 d) and 2 Pence (2 d) stamps, postmarked (twice) Clermont, Queensland, 17 July 1940.
Description:
Cream-coloured envelope. On left-hand side of envelope printed logo OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER, and MEN, MUNITIONS, MATERIAL printed over red map of Australia and AUSTRALIA'S WAR EFFORT 15th JULY, 1940, one and two pence stamps, the stamps show a sailor, soldier and airman standing to attention, with a nurse above, in the background. Postmarked Clermont, Queensland, 17 Jul 1940
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 93 mm (Height), 166 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, australian military forces, australian army, soldiers, nurses, sailors, war effort, air forces, munitions, australian navy, price
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: first day covers
Issue: Australian Armed Forces
Issue Date: 15/07/1940
Inscriptions: Typed address Mr. A.D. Lake, Postoffice, BLAIR ATHOL QLD.
Issued By: Queensland, Australia, 15 Jul 1940
Postmarked: Clermont, Queensland, Australia, 17 Jul 1940

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