Philatelic cover, Jubilee air mail Australia to New Zealand, from Melbourne, paper, maker unknown, Australia, 1935
Jubilee Air Mail envelope commemorating the reign of King George V and the fourth Australia-New Zealand-Australia flight by Charles Kingsford Smith. The cover is addressed to a post office box in New Zealand. The decorative motif at the bottom of the envelope has the Australian continent, marked with Richmond, and an aircraft heading east. New Zealand, marked with New Plymouth, with an aircraft heading west is in the lower right corner of the envelope. Text is between the two countries. The envelope has three Australian stamps that depict King George V in uniform on a horse. There are two postmarks from Melbourne, dated 11 May 1935. On the back of the envelope is a postmark from Wellington, New Zealand, dated 23 May 1935.
Postmarks on front of envelope, stamped in black 'SHIP(illeg.) / MELBOURNE / 2-P11MY35'
Postmark on back of envelope, stamped in black 'WELLINGTON / NZ / 23MY35 / 1'