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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 61 of 261: 14 Oct.1919 (AAMC.25b) postcard from Chahbar on the Persian Gulf to Karachi, flown by Poulet & Benoist in their Caudron G4 "La Mouche" with cachet 'FIRST THROUGH AERIAL MAIL / GREAT BRITAIN TO INDIA / KARACHI 14.10.1919' in violet, with amendment in red ink "Paris to Melbourne 11.11". Only three items with this amended cachet recorded, and thus rarer than the Bandar Abbas - Karachi cover [AAMC.25a, 8 reported] which sold for $11,000 plus commission in our December 2003 sale.

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$20,000
Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000

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!