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Commemorative stamp cover, Australia, 1958

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Commemorative stamp cover, Australia, 1958
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Description

A commemorative envelope issued in Australia for the 30th anniversary of the flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight.

Harry Lyon of Paris Hill was the navigator. He and co-pilot James Warner were the two Americans on the flight. The captain, C. Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm were from Australia.

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