Commemorative stamp cover, Australia, 1958

Contributed by Paris Cape Historical Society


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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About This Item

  • Title: Commemorative stamp cover, Australia, 1958
  • Creation Date: 1958
  • Subject Date: 1928
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14.5 cm
  • Collection: Lloyd Gates Collection
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

Paris Cape Historical Society
19 Park Street, South Paris, ME 04281
(207) 743-2462

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