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Presentation Cover - King George V, 10 Dollars, Australia, 14 May 2013 Philately Reg. No: PH 6272

Presentation Cover issued by Australia Post in Melbourne, 14 May 2013, during the World Stamp Fair held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, 10 -15 May 2013.
The cover commemorates the issue of the George V design stamp in December 1913, just six months after the Kangaroo & Map design was issued.
The cover includes a facsimile of the letter from Postmaster General Wynne to the Hon. L. E. Groom, Minister for Trade and Customs. The facsimile letter includes a printed example of the George V stamps.
Stamp design: John White, Australia Post Design Studio. Cover design: Sonia Young: Australia Post Design Studio.
Facsimile letter on cream coloured paper with purple typewritten text and red printed letterhead, and a King George V 1 Penny stamp. The envelope is in red tones and includes purple typewritten text. The cover includes a 2013 Kangaroo & Map Centenary 10 dollar stamp, a George V postmark, and explanatory text. On the reverse is a sepia portrait of Agar Wynne. The issue number is 3668/5000. The set is housed in a plastic wallet.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 110 mm (Height), 189 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: philatelic exhibitions, australian federation 1901
Themes this item is part of: HRH King George V (1865-1936), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: souvenir covers
Issue Date: 14/05/2013
Denomination: 10 Dollars
Inscriptions: On the letter there is a signature by Agar Wynne and a handwritten note. On the reverse there is another handwritten note. Wynne's signature also appears on the reverse of the envelope.
Colour: Red & White
Issued By: Australia Post, Australia, 14 May 2013
Postmarked: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 May 2013
Person Depicted: HM King George V
Designer: John White - Australia Post Design Studio, Australia, 2013
Signed By: Agar Wynne, 1913
References: Stamp Bulletin Issue No 322 /May-June 2013
  1. [Catalogue] Breckon, Richard & Gertsakis, Elizabeth. 2000. Kangaroo and map: 'an advertisement for Australia'.

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