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1964

wpeD8.jpg (27849 bytes) July 1 1964

No watermark Perf 14 x 14.

Layout: Long format Type C

Qty: 5d, 43,739,280.

50th Anniversary of the first airmail service.

Design features a bleroit XI Monoplane, similar to that used by Maurice Guiilaux for his Melbourne to Sydney flight.

 

wpeD6.jpg (34919 bytes) Qty: 2/3d 1,571,360

Guiilaux left Melbourne on Jul 16 1914 9:12am and arrived in Sydney July 18th 2.50 PM.

actual flying time was 8 hours and 2 minutes

This issue appears on the Harrison white paper, introduced in mid 1964.

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