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

Lot 5 of 330: 1914 (July 16) Melbourne-Sydney #4 cover flown by Maurice Guillaux in his Bleriot monoplane on the first Australian official airmail with Kangaroo 1d red tied violet oval 'AUSTRALIAN/AERIAL MAIL/MELBOURNE/16-JUL-1914/VIC' datestamp and SYDNEY/18JY14/64' arrival datestamp on back, slightly shortened at top not affecting stamp or markings, Cat $5,000. [although approx. 1785 items were carried, almost all of these were postcards, and only two covers are known to exist]

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$4,200
Estimate: $4,000

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