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First Day Cover - King George VI Definitive, 2 1/2 Pence, Australia, 1950 Philately Reg. No: PH 5979

First day cover, for 2 1/2 Pence (2 1/2d) King George VI Definitive. Issued 12 April, 1950.
Cream-coloured envelope. On left-hand side of envelope illustration of King George VI underneath Crown and between Australian flag and Union flag. Beneath that, FIRST DAY OF ISSUE, WEDNESDAY, 12th APRIL, 1950. Introducing a New Design for the 2 1/2 Stamp. Two 2 1/2 d stamps depicting George VI, postmarked G.P.O., 110, SYDNEY, N.S.W., AUST. 12 AP 50.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 89 mm (Height), 146 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: postal services communications
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, HRH George VI (1895-1952)
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: first day covers
Issue: King George VI
Issue Date: 12/04/1950
Denomination: 2 1/2 Pence
Inscriptions: Typed address "Marleys", Box 90, Post Office, GEELONG, Vic.
Colour: red
Issued By: Australia, 1950
Postmarked: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 12 Apr 1950
Person Depicted: HM George VI, 1950

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