Stamp Dealers and Commercial Philately in Colonial Australia

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Re: Stamp Dealers and Commercial Philately in Colonial Australia

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MJ's pet wrote:
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CAYMAN ISLANDS: 1903 registered cover to Charles L. Pack


1903 registered cover to Charles L. Pack in Lakewood N.J., bearing 6d pair and single and 1/- two pairs, Grand Cayman Type 3a CDSs of AP 13. Boston and Lakewood markings on reverse. SG 6-7, the stamps catalogued £690
What a superb cover that is! Is it part of your collection?

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No it's not. It was sold a while ago by ... [gasp] ... [Glen clutches his pearls] ... Stanley Gibbons. :lol:

Searching for covers addressed to Pack from Australia and that one jumped out. :)

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Re: Stamp Dealers and Commercial Philately in Colonial Australia

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Arthur Guion Frizzell Kelson was born in Melbourne 18 June 1872. Parents Horatio Kelson and Emily Ann Thorne.

Arthur married Matilda Maldon (Thomson) Harper (1876-1949) in Victoria in 1902.

Arthur petitioned for divorce on the grounds of desertion, and a decree Nisi was issued in 1926. (The Age, April 16 1926 p13).

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Arthur Kelson died in Victoria in 1960.
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Arthur Guion Kelson
Died: 12 Aug 1960
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery,
Main Drive, Melbourne, Greater Dandenong City, Victoria

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