Detail : Lot 264

Lot No: 264
Date: 1926, Sep 29
Est. price: £20.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana S.A., experimental period, Athens to Brindisi flight, 'Brindisi/29.9.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds verso, and on to England, Drossos cover addressed to Francis Field, franked 3d ordinary, no special airmail stamps, but with the large rubber framed "Surtaxe Aerienne/Percue En/Numeraire" in violet (used only between 4th Aug and 12th Nov, 1926), also violet boxed 'Enaipios Par Avion' hs. The surtax hand stamp, and the date of arrival back stamp, confirm that this cover was flown in 1926 during the experimental period which lasted from 1st Aug until 31st Dec. Francis Field authentication hand stamp verso.

Bid:
(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana S.A., experimental period, Athens to Brindisi flight, 'Brindisi/29.9.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds verso, and on to England, Drossos cover addressed to Francis Field, franked 3d ordinary, no special airmail stamps, but with the large rubber framed "Surtaxe Aerienne/Percue En/Numeraire" in violet (used only between 4th Aug and 12th Nov, 1926), also violet boxed 'Enaipios Par Avion' hs. The surtax hand stamp, and the date of arrival back stamp, confirm that this cover was flown in 1926 during the experimental period which lasted from 1st Aug until 31st Dec. Francis Field authentication hand stamp verso.