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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 68 of 261: Nov.1919 - Feb.1920 (AAMC.27a) A "Ross Smith FIRST AERIAL POST" vignette cancelled by the oval cachet, on the picture side of a postcard picked up at Baghdad en route and addressed to F. Sammons Esq., at Corowa, N.S.W. Signed "J.M.Bennett, Darwin, 12.12.19" on the address side and with a second oval cachet at centre. Only 31 items in all originated in Mesopotamia, of which very few were postcards & signed by Bennett. An exceptionally rare item. Now recorded by Frommer as #280 and illustrated at

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Lot closed - Price Realized:$6,500
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!