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Lot No. 59

Auction No. 25
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $2000
Status SOLD $1600



1917 (23rd Nov) Adelaide to Gawler "By aerial post in the Bleriot Aeroplane" flown by RG Carey in his 60hp Bleriot (ex Guillaux). This was the first official airmail service in South Australia with 2 x ½d KGV tied by Adelaide NO 23 11.15AM Sth Australia cds. Signed "R Graham Carey" in pen (at a later date) below typed Gawler address. Ex Eustis & Frommer. Only 10 covers were flown. RPS Cert. (1975) AAMC 17, Cat. $4500 (plate 1))


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