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Lot No. 776

Auction No. 30
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $50
Status SOLD $85



1938 (26th Feb) Sydney parachute mail cover signed by jumper, Miss Jean Burns at Kingsford Smith Aerodrome. Only 50 carried. Good cond. "For the Royal Aero Club of NSW from E Chrome" in m/s on reverse. She was the first Australian woman to parachute from an aeroplane over Australia & held the title of being the youngest female pilot in Australia for 15 years. AAMC 788a


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