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First Day Cover - Australia-England Experimental Flight, Australia, 21 Apr 1931 Philately Reg. No: PH 5957

Stamped envelope with four stamps commemorating the Australia-England experimental flight. Three stamps commemorate Kingsford-Smith's world flights, in denominations 2 Pence (2d), 3 Pence (3d), Six Pence (6d). One stamp is a 3 Pence (3d) Air Mail Service stamp. It is postmarked Launceston, Tasmania, 21 April 1931.
Cream-coloured envelope with 4 postmarked stamps. There is a slight tear near the left hand corner.
Discipline: Philately
Dimensions: 92 mm (Height), 120 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: aviation pioneers
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: PHILATELIC COVERS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: envelopes
Issue Date: 1931
Inscriptions: Handwritten in ink above stamps "Australia-England Experimental Air Mail". Handwritten address: "Capt. T. B. Robertson / "S.S. Kiapoi" / c/o Willliamson & Co. / Hong Kong."
Issued By: Australia, 21 Apr 1931
Postmarked: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 21 Apr 1931
Place Named: England, Great Britain

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