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Presentation Cover - King George V, 10 Dollars, Australia, 14 May 2013 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.
|Dimensions:||110 mm (Height), 189 mm (Width)|
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||souvenir covers|
|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|