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Lot No. 2510

Auction No. 22
Category Airmails - Australia
    Airmails
Est. $1200
Status Auction Pending

 

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1929 (18th Mar) Richmond, NSW to London cover from the "Coffee Royal" affair flight. Carried on the "Southern Cross" with 1½d red KGV tied by bold Richmond cds. Signed by both Kingsford Smith & Ulm. Both Keith Anderson & Bob Hitchcock lost their lives in the search for the aircraft after its forced landing. Only 12 flown. A superb example of this scarce cover. AAMC 131 Cat. $2,750 (see plate 2)