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Lot No. 729

Auction No. 26
Category World Airmails
Est. $40
Status Archived



New Zealand 1937 (31st Dec) Samoa to New Zealand intermediate printed commem card "Pan American Airways Trans-Pacific Flight USA-NZ First Official Air Mail" with ½d & 2½d Samoa tied by Apia cds dated 31 DE 37. "Samoan Clipper" arrived Auckland on 26th Dec 1937 with a later flight departing Samoa for NZ on the 11th Jan 1938 but this was lost mid air with no survivors & no mail salvaged hence how cover left Samoa on 31st Dec 1937 needs research.