b'61QueenslandThe Bernie Beston Gold Medal Collection of Postal StationeryPostal Cards323323E PS POSTAL CARDS - WILLIAM BELL ESSAY: 1880 d unissued Reply Postal Card Essay in Black utilising the unissued d stamp design of William Bell (void background, corrected Q in QUEENSLAND), with impressions at both the upper-left and upper-right corners of the card, manuscript endorsement on upper edge Essay 1880, the address panel divided with headings NAME & ADDRESS OF PERSON TO WHOM SENT at left and NAME & ADDRESS OF SENDER at right, the reverse similarly divided and headed MESSAGE TO BE SENT at left & REPLY at right; minor blemishes on reverse. Only 3 recorded.Ex R.A. Butler. . $6,0008,000325324 326324E PS POSTAL CARDS: d William Bell Essay in orange with vertically-lined background and Reversed Qof QUEENSLAND, on ungummed watermarked paper, marginal example from top of the sheet. $200250325E PS POSTAL CARDS: Void Background d William Bell Essay in carmine-pink, with corrected Q of QUEENSLAND, on ungummed watermarked paper (adhered to thick card), diagonal SPECIMEN handstamp in blue. $180220326E PS POSTAL CARDS: d William Bell Essay Se-Tenant Pair in rose-red with void or lined background, both units with Reversed Q of QUEENSLAND, on ungummed, unwatermarked paper. Only example known.Ex Besancon. $600800'