Falkland Islands Dependencies 1946 South Georgia cover, SGG1/8, SGZ85/8

SKU: JC2886

Sale price£550
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Falkland Islands Dependencies 1946 (20 SEP) locally addressed cover, bearing 1946 "Thick Map" set of 8 and Falkland Islands 1938-50 2s6d to £1 (1938 second printings), all tied by seven strikes of South Georgia type SG6 circular date stamps in violet, SGG1/8, SGZ85/8.

A very fine and attractive cover and most unusual with the "combination" franking.

On the introduction of special stamps for South Georgia up to the 1 shilling value, higher values continued to be provided by the 1938-50 Falkland Islands set.

Stanley Gibbons catalogue value for the stamps in used condition off cover is £607.

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