Signed First Day Cover. Richard G. CASEY, Baron.

Signed First Day Cover.

This Australian politician and diplomat was the first Australian ambassador to the United States (1940-42), Governor of Bengal (1944-46) and the 16th Governor-General of Australia (1965-69). Signed First Day Cover, 6½" X 3½", cancelled in Washington, DC on 23 June 1971 and with "First Day of Issue" boldly stamped. Single 8-cent "Antarctic Treaty 1961-1971" stamp at upper right. Fine. Near the center, the Baron pens a large, bold "Casey" in black fineline. Casey served as chief of Australia's delegation to the ratification of the important Antarctic Treaty, making this an especially appropriate cover and a choice signature. Item #24448

Price: $75.00

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