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Lot No. 805

Auction No. 30
Category Crash Mail
Est. $200
Status Archived



1929 (15th Feb) Paris to Hanoi Registered cover addressed to the Police Commissioner at Nam Dinh. Endorsed "Par Avion "Dragon de l’Annam"" top left with Par Avion red etiquette. Franked by Orphans 5f+1f pair plus 1f50c Sinking Fund tied by large "POSTE AERIENNE * FRANCE-INDOCHINE*" cds's. The aircraft crashed not long after taking off from Le Bourget. Complete with "RAID INTERROMPOU PAR ACCIDENT Retour a l’envoyeur" cachet in violet below address. An attractive cover with unusual franking.


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