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Lot No. 798

Auction No. 25
Category World Airmails
Est. $800
Status SOLD $1050



Fiji 1925 (25th Aug) Suva, Fiji to San Francisco, USA with 3 x 1d KGV tied by Suva cds's. Sent by ship to San Francisco where the previously purchased 8c & 16c US Airmails are tied by San Francisco duplex, the adhesives paying for the internal airmail delivery to Pennsylvania (3 zones). One of only 2 examples known, the other addressee illustrated in Jones at page 14. A very rare example of the arrangement between the US Post Office & several foreign countries where US Airmail stamps were stocked & could be purchased to pre-pay for internal airmail delivery. A scarce cover. (plate 5)


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