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Lot# 5049 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5049 Argentina

    1930: Wreck cover, sent airmail on the doomed flight from Argentina to Toulouse, the stamps and address missing due to immersion in water. The flight disappeared in a violent storm on the night of January 25, 1930 with the pilot, A. Bruyere and radio Officer L. Aubry never being seen again. One bag of mail was found on a Moroccan beach, the second bag was found at Mostaganem, Algeria on March 1, a label in French being applied on reverse of the cover "Correspondance rejetée par la mer sur la plage de Mostaganem, le 1er Mars 1930. Doit provenir du naufrage de l'avion postal qui s'est perdu corps et biens en janvier dernier aux environs de Tangier". Rare.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold