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H9397 Philatelic covers (3) and program, Federation Aeronautique Internationale 67th General Conference, paper, various makers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1974. Click to enlarge.

Philatelic covers relating to the 67th General Conference of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale

Made by Wentworth Hotel in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1974.

The EA & VI Crome collection consists of some 20,000 items of postage stamps featuring airmail and space philately plus a large number of envelopes flown and posted back to Mr Crome. Many are signed by the pilots or astronauts.

Ernest Alfred Crome (1902-1987) worked his way up from office boy to manager of the Newtown & Enmore Starr Bowkett Co-operative Building Society. In the 1920s when aviation at nearby Mascot Airport was in its infancy he gave envelopes to pilots to sign and post back to ...

Summary

Object No.

H9397

Object Statement

Philatelic covers (3) and program, Federation Aeronautique Internationale 67th General Conference, paper, various makers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1974

Physical Description

Philatelic covers (3) and program, Federation Aeronautique Internationale 67th General Conference, paper, various makers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1974

Four envelopes and a program that commemorate the Federation Aeronautique Internationale Conference held in Sydney in 1974.

Envelope commemorating the 67th General Conference for the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. The envelope has an Australian 10c stamp of a star sapphire in the upper right corner. Below is a postmark from Bankstown Aerodrome, dated 31 October 1974. There is a red ink cachet of the first hydrogen balloon flight in Australia. In the left hand side of the envelope is information relating to the conference, including the emblems for the Royal Federation of Aero Clubs of Australia and the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. There are four signatures in pen on the front and on the back of the envelope is a notation from the donor.

Envelope commemorating the 67th General Conference for the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. The envelope has an Australian 10c stamp of a star sapphire in the upper right corner. On the left hand side of the envelope is information relating to the conference, including the emblems for the Royal Federation of Aero Clubs of Australia and the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. On the back of the envelope is a notation from the donor.

Program listing the events held at the 'Australiana' Day at Bankstown Aerodrome for the Federation Aeronautique Internationale Conference on 31st October 1974. The program consists of four pages and the text is printed in blue. The program has been stamped with three cachets, in red and blue ink, that commemorate the first hydrogen balloon flight on the same day.There is a black ink postmark on the third page from Bankstown Aerodrome. The program has been signed by Jan and Nini Boesman, Peter Lloyd, D V Kelly, J Ashton and the donor. A notation has been made by the donor on the back page. The program is attached to a graph sheet that contains written information about the program.

Envelope signed by delegates attending the Federation Aeronautique Internationale Conference. The envelope has an Australian 10c stamp of a star sapphire in the upper right corner. Below is a postmark from the GPO Sydney, dated 27 October 1974. At the centre of the envelope is a purple ink stamp of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. The signatures have been signed in blue and black pen. On the back of the envelope is a notation from the donor. The envelope is attached to a graph sheet that contains written information about the envelope.

Production

Notes

The envelopes were made for the 67th General Conference of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale held in Sydney between 27th October and 2 November 1974. The conference was organised by the Royal Federation of Aero Clubs of Australia.

The program was made for the 'Australiana' Day at Bankstown Aerodrome which was part of the 67th General Conference of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale held in Sydney between 27th October and 2 November 1974. The conference was organised by the Royal Federation of Aero Clubs of Australia with this particular day being organised by The Royal Aero Club of New South Wales.

The third envelope was made by Wentworth Hotel, Sydney and the signatures were gathered by the donor.

History

Notes

See parts for history notes.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mr & Mrs E A & V I Crome, 1979

Acquisition Date

9 December 1977

Cite this Object

Harvard

Philatelic covers relating to the 67th General Conference of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 August 2019, <https://ma.as/256680>

Wikipedia

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