French Mauritania, 1934, Jan 31
Air France within Africa service, cover postmarked Atar (Mauritania) January 31, 1934 addressed to an interpreter (Air France employed ?) in Port-Etienne (Mauritania) with arrival b/s February 10th and transit b/s in Saint-Louis (Senיgal) of February 9th. Atar is located in the interior of Mauritania just west of Port-Etienne. Since it was sent by airmail it travelled all the way south-west to Saint-Louis by land and then was sent by air from Saint-Louis to Port-Etienne, two consecutive stops on the Dakar-Casablanca line. Scott 27, 32 and 40 (2).
French Mauritania, 1935, Mar 15
Port Etienne to Paris, bs 26/4, plain cover franked 30c x3 and 10c, fine strike black boxed jusqu'a "Por Avion/jusqu'a DAKAR. Flown to Dakar, then by sea to France.