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Lot No. 426

Auction No. 18
Category Airmails
Est. $400
Status SOLD $490



1935 (29th Nov) England to Australia by C Melrose in his Percival Gull. He diverted from his planned route, spending four days searching for Kingsford Smith who had been missing since 7th November off Burma. 2d SJ tied by Darwin NT cds. Signed by Melrose in bold pencil at left. Only 12 flown. Good cond. Sold by Leski in 2008 for $580. AAMC 564 Cat. $800


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