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Lot No. 777

Auction No. 30
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $90
Status SOLD $160



1938 (18th April) Australia to England solo record flight by Jim Broadbent in the Percival Gull "Sirius". This is actually a Royal Aero Club of NSW, Mascot, Sydney printed env self-addressed to EA Crome with 1d QM tied by Mascot Aerodrome cds. GB 1½d KGV cancelled upon arrival by both a London "Empire Exhibition Glasgow" slogan that has missed the intended stamp but tied the Aust 1d thus hand cancelled by London cds for 23 MR 38. Pilot signed by Jim Broadbent. Small hole torn in reverse from display board & 40mm tear at top. Only 40 were carried on what was the last pre-war record flight. Ex Royal Aero Club of NSW. AAMC 804, Cat. $450


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