b'56296299 297296C 9 Oct.1930 (AAMC.171a) England - Australia intermediate cover flown by Charles Kingsford Smith in the Southern Cross Junior endorsed ROME to AUSTRALIA/via the SOUTHERN CROSS and signed C Kingsford-Smith on face, franked with Italian stamps tied ROMA/AEROPORTO DEL LITTORIO-POSTA AEREA datestamps, fine condition, Cat $3000. Ex Frommer, sold for $3100+ in the September 2016 sale of his Grand Prix Pioneer Australian Air Mails Collection.Kingsford Smith flew solo as part of an England-Australia air race via Italy and India, reaching Darwinin 10 days thereby beating Hinklers 15-day record, and reaching Sydney in 13 days to win the event $2,0002,500297B ** May 1931 (AAMC.202c; Frommer 36c) Qantas white/blue vignette By Air Mail / NORTH QUEENSLAND Australias Winter Playground: complete booklet comprising of three strips of 8 with black on mauve cover, no staple. Believed to be the only surviving example of this booklet prepared in anticipation of Qantas starting to fly this route in May 1931. .$8001,000298C 11-12 May 1934 (AAMC.379) Australia - New Zealand Goodwill Flight cover #211,carried by the Faith in Australia and signed by the pilot, Charles Ulm. Cat.$250.$150200299C 7 - 14 August 1934 (AAMC.396) Round Australia cover carried from Adelaide to Adelaide aboard My Hildegarde and signed by the pilot, James Melrose. Melrose flew eastward and concluded his journey in the record time of seven days. [only 6 covers prepared by Eustis were flown on the round trip]. [NB. This is the cover illustrated in AAMC at p.72].Provenance: Lucien Toutounji. $1,2501,500'