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Lot 4266

1914 (19 May) 5 pf stationery card addressed to Erfurt, cancelled by "Usakos/Deutsch-/Südwestafrika" c.d.s. and showing three-line "Luftpost Usakos-Karibib/1. Flugzeug in Südwest/befördet" script handstamp in violet, carried on the 2nd stage, Very Fine and rare.
Estimate 12,000 - 15,000

Provenance: Grobe

The Usakos-Karibib flight took 20 minutes, following Büchner's 7:00AM departure on 19 May.

Accompanying the lot is a photographic card of the Pfalz biplane.


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