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Lot No. 734

Auction No. 30
Category Australian Aviation Heritage
Est. $800
Status SOLD $400



1929 (30th March) "SOUTHERN CROSS AUST-ENGLAND FLIGHT Farewell Messages from the Cockpit of the Southern Cross" by Squadron Leader CE Kingsford Smith, Flight-Lieut CTP Ulm, Lieut HA Litchfield & Lieut TH McWilliams" on Columbia original 78 Record complete with "Western Suburbs Music Store, Petersham" slipcover. Etched into the reverse are the words "We desire to record our appreciation of the good wishes of the Australian and New Zealand public, which are an incentive to carry out successfully our flight from Australia to England Au Revoir - Richmond N.S.W. 30th March 1929" & signed below by Kingsford Smith & CTP Ulm "Co-Commanders Southern Cross". A superb piece of Australian Aviation history.


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