Ref: 11060
  • £450.00

1950 envelope from Cable & Wireless Ltd addressed to Sydney franked Australian 2 1/2d adhesive tied 'PERTH W A AUST' slogan d/s '5 OCT 1950 Fine 'TIN CAN MAIL / COCOS-KEELING IS' struck in violet (This was the first mail for which the boxed cachet was used) Carried on RMS Orion. In the Colin Riddell sale 2019 an example carried on the same date realised $A2000 + premium.