Envelope, Kingsford Smith and Ulm, Australia Post, Australia, 1994.
Envelope printed on white paper. The front is printed with a pale background of blue sky and white clouds with a red and dark blue stripe pattern across the top. To the left hand side is a blue AIR MAIL/PAR AVION logo and a sketch printed on black of the 'Southern Cross' airplane. In black, swirling across the top of the envelope are the words 'FIRST FLIGHT FROM AMERICA TO AUSTRALIAN 1928' trailing behind a small sketch of a plane. To the right printed in dark blue 'POSTAGE PAID' above sketches of Kingsford Smith and Ulm over a white silhouette of a plane on a light blue ground, titled 'CHARLES/KINGSFORD SMITH CHARLES/ULM', then 'AUSTRALIA' in red. Postmark: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE 18 AUGUST 1994/MASCOT NSW 2020. Printed in dark blue lower left corner: INTERNATIONAL/POSTAGE PREPAID ENVELOPE/MAXIMUM WEIGHT 20G. On the reverse printed in black are 'Conditions of Carriage', product information, barcode, Australia Post logo and Post Office Preferred logo.
On reverse: Conditions of Carriage/.... Aviation Feats: Kingsfor Smith and Ulm/Charles Kingsford Smith (1897-1935) and Charles Ulm (1898-1935) were/the first to fly from America to Australia, in May-June 1928. They flew in a/three-engined Fokker, the Southern Cross./Illustration: Brian Clinton/Design: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design Studio. Barcode. Australia Post and logo. POST OFFICE/PREFERRED logo.