Pictures of 1914 cards.

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This is the card being used as the model for the 2014 card, which will look much the same, with Re-enactment replacing Inauguration and appropriate changes to the small print..

Many sources agree that only 1795 postcards were carried, but certainly more were produced. It is believed that 2500 were printed, numbered accordingly. We have found two examples in private hands that have numbers greater than 2000.

Alfred Grech has card no 2006. We have organised to print card no 2006 for the centenary mail run, but will still only carry 1785 cards!

Card 2187 (owner unknown)

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Pictures of other cards, obtained from various sources:

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1914 postcardCard 869 in the Philatelic collection of Australia Post. They have also acquired card 869 in the present issue.

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Souvenir postcard in the Powerhouse Museumís collection. This was carried on the Bleriot flight and shows a photographic reproduction of Guillaux.

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- See more at: http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/insidethecollection/2009/07/weve-got-a-bleriot-too-2/#sthash.Lvw18wC2.dpuf

The Museum is being given card no 1426 in the present series.

card72.jpgCard 72 addressed to Washington H Soul, pharmacy chain owner

Click to view full image...1914 (July 16-18) Melbourne to Sydney "Official Souvenir, Australia's Aerial Mail" special picture postcard flown by Maurice Guillaux, bearing 1d Kangaroo tied by the special oval "AUSTRALIAN / AERIAL MAIL / MELBOURNE / 16-JUL-1914 / VIC." datestamp with a Sydney arrival c.d.s (July 18), the card numbered "414" and unusually addressed to England. A few very minor edge faults, otherwise fine, scarce to an overseas address. AAMC 3, $750.£250-300

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http://www.cherrystoneauctions.com/auctionscans200503/1283.jpgCard 268 addressed to Heslop

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From Gibbons catalogue