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First Day Cover - Australia-England Experimental Flight, Australia, 21 Apr 1931 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.
|Dimensions:||92 mm (Height), 120 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||aviation pioneers|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||PHILATELIC COVERS|
|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|