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12 PER ARDUA AD ASTRA GREAT BRITAIN 3011 F 6 € 500 August 17, 1910 First Air Mail ever to be carried by heavier-than-air-craft in Great Britain, Flight Blackpool - Southport had to be abandoned after 7 miles due to bad weather, the flown cards were overprinted in red on the backside and posted in London 08-26, lovely sample of this rare flight franked with ½ Penny stamp, certified Bolaffi 3011 3012 3012 F 6 € 250 Coronation Flight 1911, First UK Aerial Post by sanction of H.M. Postmaster General, First Flight London - Windsor - London, printed card (green-olive) franked with 2 x ½ Penny green and cancelled with special aerial postmark London 09-14 flown to Windsor and addressed to Sialkot/India, arrival cachet 10-08, some imperfections but very unusual destination, certified Bolaffi 3013 F 6 € 300 Coronation Flight 1911, First UK Aerial Post by sanction of H.M. Postmaster General, First Flight Windsor - London effected on 09-17, printed cover (green-olive) franked with 1 Penny red and cancelled with special aerial postmark Windsor 09-16 addressed to West Ham, arrival cachet 09-18, certified Bolaffi 3013

PER ARDUA AD ASTRA 13 HAITI 3014 3014 F 6 € 600 Charles A. Lindbergh Latin American Goodwill Tour February 6 - 8, 1928, Special cover flown from Port au Prince 02-07 to Havanna 02-09 by Lindbergh with his "Spirit of St. Louis"; the Santo Domingo - Port au Prince - Havana mails are the only official mails ever carried in the "Spirit of St. Louis", the largest holding of mails posted from Haiti to Cuba was destroyed by a 1931 hurricane INDIA 3015 3015 F 6 € 500 First official Aerial Post Flight worldwide, India, Allahabad 02-18-1911, cover flown by Henri Pequet from Allahabad Exhibition Grounds to Naini Junctions with special margenta cancellation on 2 Annas stamp adressed to Calcutta, on the backside Allahabad 02-18 and Calcutta 02-20, beautiful item, certified Bolaffi