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Airmail cover relating to the Southern Cross flight from Australia to New Zealand

Handpainted envelope showing a plane flying in a pink/orange sky. Typed title: Australia 'New Zealand / per the aeroplane / 'Southern Cross.''
1 x 2d King George V Australian stamp and 1 x 1d King George V New Zealand stamp. Postmarks: NEWTOWN / 1045 12 JA 34 / NSW and NEW PLYMOUTH / 15JA34 4-PM / NZ.
Signatures include that of Charles Kingsford Smith, P G Taylor and John S W Stannage. Addressed to: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith / Mascot Aerodrome / Mascot. N.S.W. / Australia.
Ernest Crome's signature in lower left corner.
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Airmail cover relating to the Southern Cross flight from Australia to New Zealand

Handpainted envelope showing a plane flying in a pink/orange sky. Typed title: Australia 'New Zealand / per the aeroplane / 'Southern Cross.''
1 x 2d King George V Australian stamp and 1 x 1d King George V New Zealand stamp. Postmarks: NEWTOWN / 1045 12 JA 34 / NSW and NEW PLYMOUTH / 15JA34 4-PM / NZ.
Signatures include that of Charles Kingsford Smith, P G Taylor and John S W Stannage. Addressed to: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith / Mascot Aerodrome / Mascot. N.S.W. / Australia.
Ernest Crome's signature in lower left corner.
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