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Lot No. 578

Auction No. 25
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $150
Status SOLD $150



1945 (21st May) Canberra to Sydney "Southern Cross" test flight cover with 3½d Duke of Gloucester tied by Sydney machine cancel. Addressed to EA Crome. The AAMC states "signed H Purvis & John Kingsford Smith (nephew of Charles Kingsford Smith)" however this cover is unusually signed by the whole crew. Only 12 flown & under catalogued. Another sold in Ace Auctions Sale No. 18 for $210 +BP. AAMC 1006, Cat. $250


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