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First Day Cover - King George VI Definitive, 2 Pence, Australia, 28 Mar 1951 Reg. No: PH 5964
- First day cover, featuring new 2 Pence (2d) stamp, new colour and design for inland and empire.
- Cream-coloured envelope. On left-hand side of envelope printed logo NEW 2D. STAMP printed with illustration of Mercury over a World globe, Wide World printed next to illustration of postman collecting post from postbox and postal van, First Day Cover and NEW COLOUR AND DESIGN FOR INLAND AND EMPIRE / 2ND CLASS MAIL ReVISED POSTAL FEES printed beneath. Block of four two pence stamps, depicting Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Postmark unclear.
|Dimensions:||92 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||postal services communications|
|Themes this item is part of:||Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Elizabeth, Queen Mother (1900-2002)|
|Primary Classification:||PHILATELIC COVERS|
|Tertiary Classification:||first day covers|
|Issue:||King George VI|
|Issued By:||Australia, 28 Mar 1951|
|Deity Depicted:||Mercury (Ancient deity)|
|Person Depicted:||HRH The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth|