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Private Revenue Perfins of Victoria

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Section 2 - Commercial Overprints

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LAW/BOOK/CO./PTY.LTD..a

 

User: Law Book Co Pty Ltd(now LBC Informaton Services)

Suppliers of Law Books

Address: 560 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use: 

1915 Series 2d

1932 Series 3d, 6d

Rarity Scale:

 

1915 Series 2d R2

 

1932 Series 3d R3, 6d R4

Background: The Law Co. of Australasia Ltd was established in 1901, shortly after Federation with the purpose of selling (and buying second-hand) and publishing all manner of books pertaining to law and its practice. The firm was located at 425 (-427) Chancery Lane, in the heart of Melbourne’s legal quarter, later altered to 425 Little Collins Street.

In 1942, the firm became styled as Law Book Co. of Australasia Pty Ltd, and was still at the same address in 1957. With the later re-development of the area, the firm moved to 160 William Street, an imposing converted bluestone warehouse building of several storeys.

Device: Handstamp in Green, Black or Violet recorded

Related Patterns: Nil

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L. H. & S..a

 

User: L, H & S Unknown

Address:

Revenue Use: 

1911 Series 3d

Rarity Scale:

 

1911 Series 3d R4

Background:

Device: Stencil

Related Patterns: Nil

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THE LEVIATHAN LTD..a

    

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User: The Leviathan Ltd

Address: St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use: 

1915 Series 2d(.a), 3d(.b)

Rarity Scale:

 

1915 Series 2d R2, 3d R3

Background:

Device: Handstamp

Related Patterns: Nil

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LONDON STORES LTD..a

 

User: London Stores Ltd

Address: Prahran & Dandenong, VIC

Revenue Use: 

1915 Series 3d

Rarity Scale:

 

1915 Series 3d R3

Background:

Device: Handstamp

Related Patterns: Nil

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