By Category: Switzerland

Lot Number: 624
Date: 1939, May 22
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Marseilles to New York, bs 27/5, viaMarseille-Gare 24/5, imprint 'Mit Luftpost' etiquette cover franked 100c, ms 'First Flight of /the Yankee Clipper/Marseilles-New York/via Lisbon', fine strike official red cachet, uncommon. Image.
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Lot Number: 625
Date: 1939, May 24
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Switzerland acceptance for First Regular North Atlantic Service, Marseilles to Horta, bs 29/5, via Marseille-Gare 24/5, imprint 'Luftpost' etiquette cover franked 55c canc Geneva cds, typed 'Premier courrier aerien Transatalntique.Marseiile-Acores', fine strike official red cachet on front, black Horta cachet verso, violet straight line 'Par Avion Jusqu'a New York', nice item. Image.
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Lot Number: 626
Date: 1963, Jul 13
Est. price: £12.00
Category: Switzerland

Description: Special Pro-Aereo flight Langenbruck-Berne-Locarno, bs 13/7, to commemorate 50th anniversary of Oscar Bider's 1st Alpine Flight, souvenir cover, franked 2F canc special dated flight cachet. Signed by the Swiss pilot Edmond Audemars (1882-1970) who participated in the New-York Belmont park meeting in October 1910, and flew over several US including some flights over Mexico and Cuba. He was the close friend of Roland Garros and stopped to flying when Garros died in 1918.
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