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Helicopter mail from Antarctica

Date: 1998
Overall: 89 x 149 mm
Display Dimensions: 89 x 149 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Object Name: First Day Cover
Object No: 00034209

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    This 'Helicopter mail from Antarctica' postcard was sent to New Zealand. It features a purple ink stamp which reads 'Sir Douglas Mawson, 14 Oct. 1958, In remembrance 40 years' and a red ink stamp depicting the 'AURORA AUSTRALIS, Helicopter operation service and supply'.
    SignificanceThis collection is significant in representing a broad range of Antarctic philately interests (the study of stamps and postal history). It covers most of the countries who have bases in the white continent and are signatories to the Antarctic Treaty, including all of the Australian bases.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Helicopter mail from Antarctica


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