|Lot No: 259|
Date: 1929, Dec 7
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.Description: MEXICO - GREECE; Single Line 55 mm UN- Framed Bar in purple used as an air cancel by the exchange office at ' Varick Street' New York City on mail carried on internal & external airmail before despatch across the Atlantic or elsewhere by steamship, a most unusual type, listed by Mc Queen first seen used in 1930, this air mail letter sent to Greece in 1929. Flown from Mexico City by F. A. M. 8 ' service, route - Mexico City-Tampico- Brownsville-Dallas-Atlanta-New York.' Air Mail & Surface Postage charged at 35 Cent per 1/2 ounce letter, small circular Athens postman's mark verso.