Detail : Lot 203

Lot No: 203
Date: 1927, May 14
Est. price: £375.00
Category: Ireland

Description: IRELAND TO CORSICA, French Air Union's first acceptance of British mail for the direct London-Marseilles-Ajaccio service , bs 17/5. The special airmail rate for mail flown on this service to the South of France, departments of Bouche du Rhone, Var and Alpes Martimes was 3d per 1/2oz. For other parts of France, including this rare cover to Corsica, the special rate was 4d per 1.2 oz. Grey green cover prepared by Smye, franked 4d + 1/2d, canc Baile Atha Cliath 14 MY 29. See Newall #29.07b. Scarce item in fine condition.

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(Ireland) IRELAND TO CORSICA, French Air Union's first acceptance of British mail for the direct London-Marseilles-Ajaccio service , bs 17/5. The special airmail rate for mail flown on this service to the South of  France, departments of Bouche du Rhone, Var and Alpes Martimes was 3d per 1/2oz.  For other parts of France, including this rare cover to Corsica, the special rate was 4d per 1.2 oz. Grey green cover prepared by Smye, franked 4d + 1/2d, canc Baile Atha Cliath 14 MY 29. See Newall #29.07b. Scarce item in fine condition.
(Ireland) IRELAND TO CORSICA, French Air Union's first acceptance of British mail for the direct London-Marseilles-Ajaccio service , bs 17/5. The special airmail rate for mail flown on this service to the South of  France, departments of Bouche du Rhone, Var and Alpes Martimes was 3d per 1/2oz.  For other parts of France, including this rare cover to Corsica, the special rate was 4d per 1.2 oz. Grey green cover prepared by Smye, franked 4d + 1/2d, canc Baile Atha Cliath 14 MY 29. See Newall #29.07b. Scarce item in fine condition.