Australia 1914 First Airmail 1d Roo Cover, 2 Known, Superb

CHF6500.00

1914 MAURICE GUILLAUX FLIGHT MELBOURNE - SYDNEY: Wonderful envelope carried on this, THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN OFFICIAL AIRMAIL, franked with Kangaroo 1d red tied by superb strike of the special oval cancellation AUSTRALIAN / AERIAL MAIL / MELBOURNE / 16-JUL-1914 / VIC in violet. Relevant Sydney arrival mark on reverse. The mail carried on the Bleriot monoplane comprised approximately 1785 items almost all being souvenir postcards. This cover is one of the only two known covers carried. Superb, fresh, an exhibition showpiece for aerophilatelist or Roo enthusiast! See additional image below.
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