Series 13 - Stamp Collecting

Date Range1952 - 1987
ProvenanceLawrence Percival Coombes

Stamp collection, including First Day Covers.

Inventory Listing

13-1 Assorted Stamp Collection

Cardboard box contains stamped envelopes, air letters, post cards and official Post Office covers, addressed to LPC and Coombes' family members; loose stamps; envelopes containing spares. Countries of origin include: Britain, Jersey, Guernsey, Australia, Pitcairn Islands, India, Egypt, Austria, and Ceylon. Box also includes: World War I Field Service post cards (post marked only); letter cards; 'On Active Service' envelopes from LPC to Mrs J.R. Coombes, Miss E. Roscrow. Some envelopes contain personal letters.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1915 - 1983    Quantity 5 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00259 Box Number 21 Series 13
13-2 First Day Cover issues of stamps

Lock clip file box contains first day cover and special commemmorative issues of stamps from many countries, but mostly Australia and Britain. Box also includes three letter sheets with Penny Postage stamps.

Creator Lawrence Percival Coombes
Date range 1852 - 1987    Quantity 5 cm,
Inventory Identifier COOM00260 Box Number 21 Series 13

Published by the The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on AustehcWeb, July 2008
With support from The Coombes Family, in particular Jo Johnson and Shirley Macleish, The Aeronautical Research Laboratory, DSTO Australia, J.R. Baxter , A.E. Billington, L.M. Bland, F.G. Blight, R.L. Brooks, R. Bruton, B.G. Catchpole, A. Chilton, D.C. Collis, B.L. Cumming, J.B. Dance, W.B. Duncan, A.B. Emslie, C. Frame, F.A. Fox, R.I. Garrod, D.G. Hurley, S.T.M. Johnstone, A.G. Jones, C.N. King, F.G. Lewis, E.S. Moody, R.V. Pavia, A.O. Payne, D. Secomb, D.G. Stewart, R.A.Wallis, H.L. Wain, J.C. Wisdom and And others who contributed to the L.P. Coombes Appeal
Listed by Rod Buchanan, Mandy Johnson, Ann McCarthy, Gavan McCarthy, Lisa O'Sullivan, Mark Scillio and Angela Taylor
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