Australia 1931 Kingsford Smith's World Flights

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date : March 1931
  • Designed by : Frank D. Manley
  • Engraver: Frank D. Manley
  • Printer: John Ash
  • Print Run :
  • Print Process : Recess
  • Perforations : 11
  • Catalogue N°s: Yvert 75-76, PA3, SG 121-123

This release honours Air Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford Smith. The design shows the Southern Cross above globes of the world. The 6d also had AIRMAIL SERVICE on the side panel; where as the 2d & 3d values were inscribed POSTAGE, all with laurel leaves & flowers below the globes.

Australia 1931 Kingsford Smith's World Flights 2d.jpg
Australia 1931 Kingsford Smith's World Flights 3d.jpg

Airmail[edit]

Australia 1931 Kingsford Smith's World Flights airmail 6d.jpg
Used at BRISBANE in April 1931