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Section 2 - Commercial Overprints

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J.McE./& Co./PTY. LTD..a

 

User: James McEwan & Co

General Ironmongery, (later) Furnishings

Address: Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC

81-83 & 319 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, VIC

4-6 & 10 Little Collins St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use: 

1911 Series 3d

1915 Series 2d

1930 Series 2d

Rarity Scale:

 

1911 Series 3d R4

 

1915 Series 2d R4

 

1930 Series 2d R3

Background: During the long economic boom of the 1870s and 1880s, the leading Melbourne hardware store James McEwan & Co began distributing a comprehensive bound catalogue to its city and country customers. All types of domestic appliances, ironmongery, lighting fittings and even agricultural machinery were included.

Device: Handstamp

Related Patterns: Nil

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JOSEPH GILL.a

 

User: Joseph Gill & Co

Woolbrokers

Address: The Olderfleet Building 447 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use:

1897 Stamp Duty Series 15/-

Rarity Scale:

 

1897 Series 15/- R4

Background: In 1882 Walter Sollas opened the shipping branch of the firm as a partner in Joseph Gill & Co.

Joseph Gill & Co was amalgamated Gibbs, Bright & Co in 1929

Device: Handstamp

Related Patterns: Nil

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