The American First Day Cover Society Court of Honor was awarded to Nirlay Kundu. Please see the scans for a press release of thius Honor, a photo of Nirlay and a scan of the Christmas Cover that he sent me to announce his award.
Around year 2008 I worked with Nirlay, who was in Boston, USA while I was in Melbourne, Australia. Sheets of A4 paper were stamped and officially postmarked by Australia Post. Nirlay would add his art work before the sheets were folded and glued into envelopes and together we would market them. Here are 3 covers from the Australian exercise. The FDCs are all genuine and correct and the cancels or postmarks, whichever term you prefer, are the official Australia Post ones for the particular stamp issue.
The cover with outstretched hands. The stamp shows the late Dame Elizabeth Murdoch, of newspaper fame, the stamp cancelled 23. Is the delicate dessert food, the Pavlova, which my dear wife makes for me a few times a year on special occasions like birthdays. The stamp celebrates the Pavlova, S. 3189, cancelled on FDI of 14.
The third cover shows the. Need I add more about the universal language? These are particularly good examples of the art of Nirlay Kundu and the last of my numbered batches in each case. The item "3 ART FIRST DAY COVERS AUSTRALIA BY NIRLAY KUNDU AFDCS COURT of HONOR 2018" is in sale since Tuesday, February 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Stamps\Australia\By Type\Covers\Australian Decimal".
The seller is "sherro" and is located in Melbourne. This item can be shipped worldwide.