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First Day Cover - Henry Lawson, 2 1/2 Pence, Australia, 17 Jun 1949 Philately Reg. No: PH 5971

Summary:
First day cover, for 2 1/2 Pence (2 1/2 d) Henry Lawson. Issued 17 June, 1949. Postmarked Melbourne, Victoria.
Description:
Cream-coloured envelope. On the left half of envelope, bush scene with kangaroo, sunset and birds and with illustration of Henry Lawson, Underneath that, Henry Lawson signature facsimile, FIRST-DAY COVER and AUSTRALIAN POET AND AUTHOR. Postmarked MELBOURNE, VICTORIA 15JE48.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 88 mm (Height), 145 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: literature, poets
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: first day covers
Issue: Henry Lawson (1867-1922), Poet and Short Story Writer
Issue Date: 28/11/1949
Denomination: 2 1/2 Pence
Inscriptions: Typed address Mr. J. Rushmeyer, Ferguson St., UPWEY. VIC.
Colour: red
Issued By: Australia, 17 Jun 1949
Postmarked: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 Jun 1949
Person Depicted: Henry Lawson, Australia, 1949

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