Philatelic cover, Jubilee air mail Australia to New Zealand, from Sydney, with 'too late' cachet, 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 residence in Sydney. 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. There is a 'received too late' purple ink cachet diagonally across the envelope. The envelope has two Australian stamps; one depicts King George V in uniform on a horse, the other an aircraft flying between two world globes. A New Zealand stamp depicts an aircraft flying over the New Zealand air terminal. There are three postmarks from Diamond Bay, NSW, date illegible. On the back of the envelope is a postmark form Sydney, dated 14 May 1935.
Cachet on front of envelope, stamped in purple ink 'Received Too Late For / Jubilee Air Mail / (illeg. incomplete) Addressed By / Ordinary Mail'
Postmarks on front of envelope, stamped in black ink 'DIAMOND BAY / N.S.W. / (date illeg)'
Postmark on back of envelope, stamped in black ink '3 AIR MAIL 3 / SYDNEY NSW / 4-P14MY35'