Detail: Lot 397

Lot No: 397
Date: 1933, May 13
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Italy

Description: Rare once off experimental direct flight from Brindisi to Rhodes, 16/3 arrival ds on front cover ,14x20cm, posted Rome 13/5, departed Brindisi 15/5, franked 90c, canc Rome/Posta Aerea/13.5.33 cds, Brindisi Posta Aerea 15.5.33 transit cds, super strike black framed 'Primo Volo/Linea Aerea Diretta/Brindisi-Rodi' flight cachet, also a dark blue/white 'Per via Aerea/Via Brindisi/Aero Espresso Ital.' etiquette. Although a one-off not to be repeated flight, it did carry mail as evidenced by the postmarks. However not listed in Muller or Longhi. Image.

Bid:
(Italy) Rare once off experimental direct flight from Brindisi to Rhodes, 16/3 arrival ds on front cover ,14x20cm, posted Rome 13/5, departed Brindisi 15/5, franked 90c, canc Rome/Posta Aerea/13.5.33 cds, Brindisi Posta Aerea 15.5.33 transit cds, super strike black framed 'Primo Volo/Linea Aerea Diretta/Brindisi-Rodi' flight cachet, also a dark blue/white 'Per via Aerea/Via Brindisi/Aero Espresso Ital.' etiquette. Although a one-off not to be repeated flight, it did carry mail as evidenced by the postmarks. However not listed in Muller or Longhi. Image.