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Lot No. 1263

Auction No. 19
Category Stamps & Postal History
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $500
Status SOLD $850



1905 (10th Mar) 1d swan with "Medical" overprint used to uprate 1d Post Card with complete Wyndham 3b in 1 cds. This is the first entire to be recorded with a "Medical" ovpt with only a single on piece previously known. The sender of the card, Dr Dodwell Browne, Resident Magistrate & District Medical Officer at Wyndham, was advising Parke Davis, the pharmaceutical supplier in Sydney, of his new address in Port Hedland. The card went via Port Darwin with squared box cancel applied dated MR 18 05 & Sydney APR 4 1905 slogan cancel receiver. Stained with corner crease but not detracting from the frankings. Signed by Browne, this is valuable item warrants the term "Scarce"!


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