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Lot No. 803

Auction No. 30
Category World Airmails
    Airmails
Est. $40
Status FOR SALE

 

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Poland 1938 (4th Sept) Proposed First Polish Stratosphere Flight card with 75gr M/S on reverse tied by commem Zakopane pictorial cachet, the front showing balloon sketch plus "BALONEM DO STRATOSFERY" s/l cachet & boxed red with date. Some light wear. The flight was scheduled for 15.9.38 but never took place as the balloon burst into flames whilst being prepared for the start.

 

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