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Lot No. 2040

Auction No. 30
Category Great Britain
    Commonwealth & Foreign
Est. $80
Status SOLD $80



1940 (April) London to Perth Airmail Express Delivery covers to "West Australian" newspaper x 2. Both with boxed "PASSED FOR PUBLICATION INTLD GENERAL SECTION PRESS & CENSORSHIP BUREAU" dated h/s's in blue & sealed with tape "EXAMINED BY CENSOR" in yellow. Flaps of each cover read "If undelivered, return to Sydney Morning Herald, Reuter Building, 85 Fleet St, E.C.4". First cover bears 2/6d brown & 6d KGVI franking tied by 11 AP 40 London cds's while second uses 2/6d, 1/-, 10d x 3, 5d x 3, 6d & 1½d x 2 KGVI defins & tied by London 16 AP 40 rubber cds. Both covers have Press Photos printed at top left & it is assumed the difference in rates is reflective of differing weights/numbers of photos. Rare survivors! (2)


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