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First Day Cover - Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh, Australia, 1954 Philately 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.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 92 mm (Height), 164 mm (Width)

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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
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: first day covers
Issue Date: 02/02/1954
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

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