Great Britain – United Kingdom. Mac Robertson International Air Race from London, England to Melbourne, Australia. Circular Cancellation on Special cover.

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Country Great Britain – United Kingdom GB_PHIL_0001
Title Great Britain – United Kingdom.

Mac Robertson International Air Race from London, England to Melbourne, Australia.

Circular Cancellation on Special cover.

Description October, 1934 cover carried by the United States 3rd place team in the Mac Robertson International Air Race from London, England to Melbourne, Australia.  English half penny tied by London machine cancel and Australian stamp tied by handstamp.  Auxiliary marking in purple reads “Carried by us on Mac Robertson Inter-National air race London Melbourne 3rd place, Time 3 days; 21 hr.; 5 min; 2 sec.

Commander American Crew.  Signed on green ink by Col. Roscoe Turner.

 

Aircraft type – Boeing 247D

Crew Roscoe Turner, Clyde Edward Pangborn, Reeder Nichols

Elapsed time 92 h 55 min

 

Condition: Excellent
Used/Unused Circular start Cancellation – London, 11.10.34

Income cancellation – Melbourne

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