NPWHF1267 - Postcard - AVRO 504K, 1921

Postcard, printed in Australia.  The message/address side, located in the bottom, left, states:

AVRO 504K, 1921.  Pilot and 2 passengers.  65 m.p.h.  Intrepid passengers flew in this, Qantas’ first aircraft on taxi trips and joy-rides.

Dividing the message and the address spaces is printed “QANTAS – FLYING THROUGH ITS 50th GOLDEN YEAR”.  “QANTAS AIRWAYS” is printed in black font in the upper left and under it is a gold square with “50” in a circle; both in white font.  

Object ID: NPWHF1267 - Postcard - AVRO 504K, 1921

Materials: paper

Dimensions: 14.1 cm wide by 8.7 cm length

Maker: Qantas