Lot# 176 - Auction 257-264
1928 (Dec. 19): VUELO LIMA NUEVA YORK via BUENOS AIRES, pioneer flight cover carried by the Peruvian pilots Cpt. Carlos Pinillos and Lieut.Carlos Zegarra (Navigator) carried on the leg Santiago de Chile to Buenos Aires, franked with Chile 25 c. and tied by Santiago Maritima handstamp backstamped Buenos Aires same day, signed by both pilots. In addition 1929 original press photo: 'Peruvian Consul greets Flyers' as well as part set of four picture postcards (Set I cards 1+4) and Set II (cards 3+8) cards, honouring the 1911 first official flight by Juan Bielovucic from Santa Beatriz over Lima and Callao above the Pacific coast.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 600 CHF
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