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2016-11-16
Worldwide Stamps and Covers, Featuring The Weinberg Inventory
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3093, AustraliaAUSTRALIA, 1919 Ross-Smith First Aerial Post, AUSTRALIA, 1919 Ross-Smith First Aerial PostAUSTRALIA, 1919 Ross-Smith First Aerial Post. Well-centered, tied by "First Aerial Mail, Great Britain to Australia, 26 Feb. 1929" oval flight datestamp on large piece, also with lightly struck violet "Per Vickers Vimy Aeroplane to Australia" handstamp, Very Fine, on November 12, 1919, Ross Macpherson Smith, Keith Smith, J. M. Bennett and W. H. Shiers left London in a Vickers Vimy aircraft and arrived in Darwin on December 10, Smith telegraphed the Australian prime minister requesting a commemorative stamp be issued, and this commemorative label was designed by A.I.F. war artist Lieutenant Benson, a total of 576 labels were made 346 of which were attached to incoming mail carried on the trip

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1,400
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Australia
2015-05-19
Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
 
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 239, Ascension thru British HondurasAUSTRALIA, 1919, Ross-Smith First Aerial Post, AUSTRALIA, 1919, Ross-Smith First Aerial PostAUSTRALIA, 1919, Ross-Smith First Aerial Post. Well-centered example tied on front only by proper "First Aerial Mail Great Britain to Australia 26 Feb 1920" oval flight datestamp, with "Per Vickers Vimy Aeroplane to Australia" handstamps, Very Fine, on November 12, 1919, Ross Macpherson Smith, Keith Smith, J. M. Bennett and W. H. Shiers left London in a Vickers Vimy aircraft and arrived in Darwin on December 10, Smith telegraphed the Australian prime minister requesting a commemorative stamp be issued, and this commemorative label was designed by A.I.F. war artist Lieutenant Benson, a total of 576 labels were made 346 of which were attached to incoming mail carried on the trip

E. 500-750
1,900
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