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First Day Cover - 150th Anniversary, City of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 1947 Philately Reg. No: PH 5975

Summary:
First day cover, for 2 1/2 Pence (2 1/2d), 3 1/2 Pence (3 1/2d) and 5 1/2 Pence (5 1/2d) 150th Anniversary, City of Newcastle. Issued 8 September, 1947. Postmarked CAMBERWELL., VIC, AUST.
Description:
Cream-coloured envelope. On the upper left of envelope, printed First Day Cover. Underneath that, enlarged image of 3 1/2 d Newcastle stamp, with depiction of smelting bucket and worker, upon which is printed ISSUED 8th SEPTEMBER 1947, STEEL, 1797 NEWCASTLE 1947. Underneath that, printed: In Commemoration of NEWCASTLE 150th ANNIVERSARY. Twice postmarked CAMBERWELL., VIC, AUST. 8SE47.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 88 mm (Height), 146 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: newcastle sesquicentenary 1947
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: first day covers
Issue: Newcastle Sesquicentenary
Issue Date: 08/09/1947
Inscriptions: Typed address Mr. D.H. Hunter, 597 Burke Road, CAMBERWELL, E.6.
Issued By: Australia, 8 Sep 1947
Postmarked: Camberwell, Victoria, Australia, 8 Sep 1947
Place Depicted: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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