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Auction: 23028 - Stamps and Covers of India and South East Asia
Lot: 347

(x) Malaya
Straits Settlements

Covers and Cancellations
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
1951 (18 May) envelope from Melbourne to Cocos Islands, marked "Inaugural flight, Australia to Cocos Islands", franked at 4d. and showing, on reverse, superb second "c.&w. ltd/cocos" double-ring d.s. (30.5). Photo

Note: The flight departed Sydney on 30 May and went via Darwin and Jakarta. Lack of publicity resulted in less than 20 covers being carried from Sydney.

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