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Tom Frommer’s Grand Prix Pioneer Australian Air Mails(#116MG) 11/09/2016 3:00 PM AWST CLOSED!

Lot 20 of 330: 1919 (Sept 4) Hobart-Launceston #23 cover with Peace Loan advertising and KGV 1½d brown carried by pilot ED Cummings in a Sopwith Pup on the first aerial mail flight in Tasmania, violet two-line 'FIRST TAS. AERO MAIL/DPMG' handstamp and 'LAUNCESTON/-5SE19/TASMANIA' arrival backstamp, very fine Cat $4000, with photo of plane (2). [Only 6 examples believed to survive; Nelson Eustis example with repaired opening tears sold for $4078]

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$2,600
Estimate: $3,000

Tom Frommer’s Grand Prix Pioneer Australian Air Mails(#116MG)  11/09/2016 3:00 PM AWST  CLOSED!