French Niger, 1935, Feb 21
First Austria acceptance for Niger, Vienna to Niamey, 25/2 arrival ds front and back, plain card carried on the first regular SABENA flight by the aircraft "Edmond Thieffrey" from Brussels to Leopoldville via Marseilles-Oran-Colomb Bechar-Reggan-Gao-Niamey-Zinder-Fort Lamy-Bangui-Coquilhatville, franked Austria 1925 air 10g & 25g, red framed bilingual French/Flemish F/F cachet. Kohl 35.101 A4, only 22 flown. A superb item in fine condition. Ex Clowes.
French Niger, 1939, Feb 11
Air France/Air Afrique, 16x rated and highly franked SCOA commercial corner cover flown into Zinder, 14/2 arrival cds, from Paris, correctly rated 1F60 ordinary (French Colony therefore internal rate) and 2X 20f (1938 St Malo airmail surcharge (16 x 2F50 per 5g),uncommon violet straight line "Ligne Avion Congo" hs, pale grey/black airmail etiquette. An exhibition quality cover written up on display page with nice route, airline carrier and postage rate documentation.