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Lot No. 1318

Auction No. 27
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $200
Status SOLD $200



1933 (29th May) Brisbane to Melbourne to Sydney flown by H Brackley in Imperial Airways survey plane "Astruea" which had been flown from England carrying Hudson Fysh with him on the return flight. As a direct result of these flights Qantas & Imperial combined to inaugurate the first air service between England & Australia. 1½d & ½d KGV tied by Sydney machine slogan "AIR MAIL SAVES TIME" cancel with another impression on reverse. Signed by CH Brackley. Exc cond & incls letter of confirmation signed by Leski. Sold Linke auction June 2003 for $520. AAMC 310a Cat. $600+


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