Detail: Lot 373

Lot No: 373
Date: 1933, Jul 26
Est. price: £500.00
Category: Newfoundland

Description: General Balbo, rare early trans-Atlantic flight , Newfoundland to Rome, bs 15/8/33, carried by the Italian Armada from St. John's, Newfoundland 26/7/33, via Shoal Harbour, 27/7, airmail etiquette cover franked with specially overprinted $4.50 Newfoundland airmail stamp tied by a St. John's cds, fine strike of the official blue circular flight cachet. A rare item in fine condition. Canada: Newfoundland: 1933 Balbo $4.50 on 75c. tied by St. Johns ''26 JUL/33'' c.d.s. to envelope to Rome, endorsed ''Per General Balbo Flight'' with blue-green flight cachet, backstamped Shoal Harbour July 28 and Lido di Roma receiving datestamp. £250 - £300

Bid:
(Newfoundland) General Balbo, rare early trans-Atlantic flight , Newfoundland to Rome, bs 15/8/33, carried by the Italian Armada from St. John's, Newfoundland 26/7/33, via Shoal Harbour, 27/7, airmail etiquette cover franked with specially overprinted $4.50 Newfoundland airmail stamp tied by a St. John's cds, fine strike of the official blue circular flight cachet. A rare item in fine condition. 




Canada: Newfoundland: 1933 Balbo $4.50 on 75c. tied by St. Johns ''26 JUL/33'' c.d.s. to envelope to Rome, endorsed ''Per General Balbo Flight'' with blue-green flight cachet, backstamped Shoal Harbour July 28 and Lido di Roma receiving datestamp. £250 - £300
(Newfoundland) General Balbo, rare early trans-Atlantic flight , Newfoundland to Rome, bs 15/8/33, carried by the Italian Armada from St. John's, Newfoundland 26/7/33, via Shoal Harbour, 27/7, airmail etiquette cover franked with specially overprinted $4.50 Newfoundland airmail stamp tied by a St. John's cds, fine strike of the official blue circular flight cachet. A rare item in fine condition. 




Canada: Newfoundland: 1933 Balbo $4.50 on 75c. tied by St. Johns ''26 JUL/33'' c.d.s. to envelope to Rome, endorsed ''Per General Balbo Flight'' with blue-green flight cachet, backstamped Shoal Harbour July 28 and Lido di Roma receiving datestamp. £250 - £300