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First Day Cover - Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh, Australia, 1954 Reg. No: PH 5986
- Stamped envelope, for 3 1/2 Pence (3 1/2d), 7 1/2 Pence (7 1/2d) and 2 Shillings (2'.) Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh.
- Cream-coloured envelope. On the left half of envelope, printed Souvenir FIRST DAY COVER. Below that, the Crown and a wreath within which is printed Royal Visit, H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh. Stamps are 3 1/2 d, and 2 Shilling Royal Visit depicting the couple, and 7 1/2 d Royal Visit depicting Elizabeth II crowned. Postmarked G.P.O. MELBOURNE 2FEB54.
|Dimensions:||92 mm (Height), 164 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||royal visit to australia 1954, royalty british|
|Themes this item is part of:||Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921- ), HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926- )|
|Primary Classification:||PHILATELIC COVERS|
|Tertiary Classification:||first day covers|
|Inscriptions:||Hand-written address J J Brown, 17 Queen St, Melbourne C.|
|Issued By:||Australia, 1954|
|Postmarked:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 Feb 1954|
|Person Depicted:||HM Queen Elizabeth II, Australia, 1954|
|Person Depicted:||HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, Australia, 1954|