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First Day Cover - King George VI Definitive, 2 Pence, Australia, 28 Mar 1951 Philately Reg. No: PH 5964

Summary:
First day cover, featuring new 2 Pence (2d) stamp, new colour and design for inland and empire.
Description:
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.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 92 mm (Height), 165 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: postal services communications
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, HM Elizabeth, Queen Mother (1900-2002)
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: first day covers
Issue: King George VI
Issue Date: 28/03/1951
Denomination: 2 Pence
Inscriptions: No address.
Colour: yellow-green
Issued By: Australia, 28 Mar 1951
Postmarked: Australia, 1951
Deity Depicted: Mercury (Ancient deity)
Person Depicted: HRH The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth

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