|Lot 590||[ FDC ]||AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH|
- PRE-DECIMAL FIRST DAY COVERS [ View this Category ]
|Estimate: $2,500 ||Purchase Price : $2,214|
1930 KGV 'TWO PENCE' on 1½d and 'FIVE PENCE' on 4½d Surcharges on plain cover tied by Lakemba (NSW) cds, 1 AU 30, very fine. The addressee at Lakemba is believed to be the Postmaster. The official date of issue of the 2d on 1½d was 1 August 1930, but earlier dates of use are known; the 5d on 4½d was officially issued 2 August 1930. This cover, showing the 5d on 4½d cancelled on the previous day, is noted by the BW catalogue in a footnote.