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1948 Cover with GB stamps with Australia Unit Postal Stn (AUPS) 388 cancel (HML/73)

1948 Cover with GB stamps with Australia Unit Postal Stn (AUPS) 388 cancel
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1948 Envelope with GB two 3d stamps with Australia Unit Postal Stn (AUPS) 388 cancel.

AUPS 388 was reallocated to 8 Base Postal Unit in Japan. There it was held in reserve until the latter part of 1947. By September of that year it was in service in Kobe, replacing 0130. Usage of the 388 datestamp at Kobe continued until about the end of 1948. It is thought to have been transferred to Nijimura by early 1949.

A bit of creasing, small rip in flap otherwise fine. Scarcer cancel.
Our Price £75.00





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