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Aviation | The Centenary of the Ross & Keith Smith flight and the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing(#450) 11/12/2019 6:30 PM AEDT CLOSED!

Lot 82 of 261: 10 Aug.1920 (AAMC.48) Melbourne - Hamilton cover, flown by Captain E.W. Leggatt for The Herald & Weekly Times. A special "Herald Air Mail" vignette in brown was issued; unusually (and apparently uniquely) this cover bears 2 examples of the vignette; one tied by the Post Office re-sealing tape used in conjunction with a boxed "UNCLAIMED AT HAMILTON' h/stamp. [700 flown, but it is believed only about 50 now exist.]. Provenance: The Nelson Eustis Gold Medal Collection, Leski Auctions, March 2008.

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$1,800
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500

Aviation | The Centenary of the Ross & Keith Smith flight and the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing(#450)  11/12/2019 6:30 PM AEDT  CLOSED!