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Lot No. 954

Auction No. 19
Category Airmails
Est. $500
Status SOLD $500



1933 (26th March) Sydney to New Zealand departing from Gerringong Beach & arriving in New Plymouth. This hand painted EA Crome envelope has been signed on the front by Kingsford Smith, J Pethybridge, PG Taylor, Stannage & Nielson & further endorsed on the back "This letter was carried by me New Zealand - Australian flight 26th March 1933 J Pethybridge". In addition, also on the reverse, is "This letter was carried by me Australia - NZ flight Jan. 19, 1933 Jack Percival" which means that is was possibly also carried on the January 1933 flight a couple of months before? (see AAMC 296) A most attractive & unique cover complimented by a 2d KS stamp tied by Sydney roller cancel for 5th May 1933. Although not cancelled prior to the flight, this surely has been carried as per the endorsement & then posted to the addressee, JH Stephenson at the later date by Ernie Crome. Very good cond. AAMC 299 Cat. $1,000+


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