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First Day Cover - John Forrest, 2 1/2 Pence, Australia, 28 Nov 1949 Philately Reg. No: PH 5968

First day cover, for 2 1/2 Pence (2 1/2d) John Forrest 1847-1918. Issued 28 November, 1949.
Cream-coloured envelope. On the upper left corner, 1847-1918 LORD JOHN FORREST AUSTRALIAN EXPLORER AND POLITICIAN printed. Illustrations of Lord John Forrest and depictions of Forrest as an explorer in the Bush or Outback and in Parliament. On the lower left corner, printed FIRST DAY COVER 28TH NOVEMBER, 1949. Postmarked CARLTON VIC 28NO49.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 89 mm (Height), 145 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: exploration, politicians
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: first day covers
Issue: Lord Forrest of Bunbury
Issue Date: 28/11/1949
Denomination: 2 1/2 Pence
Inscriptions: Typed address Mr D.H. Hunter, 597 Burke Road, CAMBERWELL, E. 6.
Colour: red
Issued By: Australia, 28 Nov 1949
Postmarked: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 28 Nov 1949
Person Depicted: Sir John Forrest, Australia

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