|Lot No: 430|
Date: 1938, May 22
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail
Description: DHL flight 175, Junkers 52 seaplane 'Guaracy' en route Europe to South America crashed in rough seas en route from Rio to Santos, airmail cover addressed to Porto Allegre, stamps washed off, 'Paulo' residual postmark, verso green label cancelled Porto Alegre cds tied by good strike 'ACCIDENTE/DE AVIO' special cachet. Ni 380522a. Has been accidentally cut in two, but is complete nevertheless, see scan. Particularly scarce with green label and special cachet.