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Lot No. 2243

Auction No. 27
Category Decimal
    Australia
Est. $50
Status Auction Pending

 

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1990 (Dec) "Postage Paid Australia" Coat of Arms Lettergram Card Envelope (EP 240) with the National Anthem printed on the reverse & the Golden Wattle in the stamp area. Incls accompanying letter to Bunbury PO from "Electronic Postal Services Group Headquarters" explaining "The main use of the new Card will be for the delivery of Lettergrams iniated by DAS (Department of Administrative Services) on behalf of the Prime Minister and other MP's and Senators, congratulating constituents on occasions such as 90th and 100th birthdays and 50th and 60th wedding anniversaries" & in bold "The availability of the Card will not be publicised in any general promotional material and the use of the Card for the delivery of Lettergrams should not be offered to the general public". This is probably why this is the first one we have seen! Exc unused cond with this original letter.