Lot Number: 239

(Recovered/Salvaged) 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.

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Date: 1935, Nov 2
Est. price: £80.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged

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.
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Lot Number: 128

(GB External) London to Uruguay, bs Montevideo 28/10, 'Marine' Insurance company cover, 10x20cm, correctly rated 4/- (2/6d sea horse, 1/- and 6d, for 'All Air' carriage by DLH South Atlantic air service, fine strike red circular 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sudamerika' hs. Image.

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Date: 1938, Oct 23
Est. price: £35.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Uruguay, bs Montevideo 28/10, 'Marine' Insurance company cover, 10x20cm, correctly rated 4/- (2/6d sea horse, 1/- and 6d, for 'All Air' carriage by DLH South Atlantic air service, fine strike red circular 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sudamerika' hs. Image.
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