|Lot No: 463|
Date: 1935, Nov 2
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail
Description: Air France F-JIAQ crash at Aracaju, en route Bahia to France on the South America-Europe South Atlantic service, grey imprint etiquette cover addressed to France, franked 15c and another has been washed, canc Buenos Aires 2 Nov 35, fine strike purple two line "Courrier Accidente Au Bresil/Le 3 Novembre 1935" cachet, Ni 351103a. Minor non invasive lower edge damage. The crashed mail was carried from Bahia to Natal by car, and then embarked on the 'Santos Dumont' piloted by Mermoz for OAT to Toulouse.