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

Lot 45 of 330: 1921 (Sept 30) Adelaide-Alice Springs #55 cover to Unley, SA carried by Francis Birtles and pilot Lt FS Briggs in a DH4 on their Railway Commission survey flight, franked with KGV 2d orange tied Adelaide '27OCT21' roller cancel on arrival also tying Northern Territory 'Stamp Duty' 1d violet with manuscript date '20/10/21' affixed alongside on face, also 1939 letter from Birtles authenticating cover as 'most likely sent from Alice Springs or Charlotte Waters', Cat $3,500 (2).

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$2,250
Estimate: $3,000

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