1911 FIRST OFFICIAL U.K. AERIAL POST/LONDON POST CARD IN OLIVE GREEN/'MOLASSINE COMPANY' ADVERT. Used London post card in olive green, original typed address has faded and unfortunately overwritten in biro, with KGV ½d Downey cancelled good strike FIRST UNITED KINGDOM/AERIAL POST LONDON date stamp SP 9 1911 die 2. Card slight creasing, but on reverse fine typed advert 'Molassine Works, Greenwich, London, S.E./Dear Sir We thought you would like to be the recipient of a communication by the first Government Aerial Post, something to show your friends in the years to come. Truly we are making rapid progress, what with THE ART OF FLYING and MOLASSINE DOG FOODS Who can predict what next?...'. On front in red and just underneath picture of the aeroplane imprint 'Containing 5,000 communications from THE MOLASSINE COMPANY, Ltd.' (Ref 119459).