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Lot No. 2548

Auction No. 27
Category Australian Antartic Territory
    Outerlying Territories
      Australia
Est. $50
Status Auction Pending

 

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1949 (29th Mar) "Special Antarctic Mail 1949 Carried by H.M.A.S. Labuan (Formerly HMALST 3501) Lt-Comdr. GM Dixon DSC, RANVR and Posted from MACQUARIE ISLAND ANTARCTICA (1,000 Miles SE of Australia) Base at the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition" printed Arthur Bergen cover with "AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTARCTIC RESEARCH EXPEDITION 1947", "H.M.A. SHIPS" & "Ships Office 29 MAR 1949 H.M.A. LABUAN 3501" cachets in mauve. 1d QEII & ½d kangaroo tied by ANARE Macquarie Is. cds's. Signed by Bergen on reverse.