Detail: Lot 345

Lot No: 345
Date: 1926, Sep 29
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Greece

Description: Aero Espresso Italiana S.A. pre-stamp period, Athens to Brindisi flight, 'Brindisi/29.9.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds verso, Drossos cover, franked 40 lepta ordinary, no special airmail stamps, but with fine strike 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 on AEI's fifth and penultimate flight prior to the issue of the four Patagonia postage stamps. Written up and displayed on album page.

Bid:
(Greece) Aero Espresso Italiana S.A. pre-stamp period, Athens to Brindisi flight, 'Brindisi/29.9.26/Posta Aerea' arrival ds verso, Drossos cover, franked 40 lepta ordinary, no special airmail stamps, but with fine strike 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 on AEI's fifth and penultimate flight prior to the issue of the four Patagonia postage stamps. Written up and displayed on album page.