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Section 2 - Commercial Overprints

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CHARLES MOORE/

& CO.(W.A.)/PTY LTD.a .b

 

.a                                 .b

User: Charles Moore & Company

 

Clothing Store

 

Address: Hay & Murray St, Perth, WA

Revenue Use:

1941-1943 issue: Black overprint: 1d.

1951-1965 issue: Black overprint: 1d.

Rarity Scale:

 

1941-1943 issue: Black overprint: 1d R4.

 

1951-1965 issue: Black overprint: 1d R4.

Background: *Details on this company are limited but it was known to have been started in 1896 by Charles Moore and expanded into a chain of Department Stores, some referred to as Economy Stores.

They were located in Perth and WA regional areas, from August 1916 at Victoria Square New Adelaide (SA) and later at Kadina (SA).

Moore died in September 1916 but the Stores continued well into the 1970’s.

Moore is mentioned as one of the people behind the foundation of the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children in Perth.

Device: Printed sideways (up & down)

*Trove and State Library of WA

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