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2010 PNC - Centenary of Powered Flight - London 2010 Festival of Stamps First Day Overprint

2010 PNC - Centenary of Powered Flight - London 2010 Festival of Stamps First Day Overprint

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2010 Perth Mint PNC – Centenary of Powered Flight with Special Overprint #25/500.

This unique 2010 Postal Numismatic Cover (PNC) commemorates the centenary of powered flight in Australia. It features a special "Series 1 LONDON 2010" overprint, celebrating the centenary of King George V's accession to the British throne, as well as a 2013 Centenary of Kangaroo Stamps Overprint.

Key Points:

  • Historical Significance: The PNC marks a significant milestone in Australian aviation history – 100 years of powered flight. It also includes a unique connection to the British monarchy through the London 2010 overprint.
  • Limited Edition: This PNC is exceptionally rare, with only 500 released, making it a highly sought-after collectable.
  • Design: The cover features a coloured $1 coin depicting Harry Houdini's historic flight in 1910, along with a commemorative postage stamp. The special overprints add a unique layer of historical significance and collectability.
  • London 2010 Festival of Stamps: The "Series 1 LONDON 2010" overprint connects this PNC to a year-long series of events celebrating King George V's reign.

Additional Notes:

  • The coin is presented in an illustrated envelope with the first day of issue postmark.
  • This PNC is an extraordinary addition to any collection focusing on Australian history, aviation, numismatics, or royal memorabilia.
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