Newfoundland C5

Newfoundland C5

1930 “Columbia” Flight cover in lovely fresh condition, bearing the specially surcharged 50c on 36c olive green
airmail (Position 3 in the setting of four stamps); neatly tied by St. John’s SEP 25 1130AM 1930 slogan dispatch
datestamp; superb strike of the Harbour Grace AM OC 9 30 flight departure CDS postmark on reverse; pencil signed by experts Giulio Bolaffi, Alberto Diena and Enzo Diena on front, as well as Geo C. Ginn & Co. on reverse. An unusually fresh example of this sought-after pioneer Trans-Atlantic Flight cover, Very Fine (Unitrade C5; catalogue value $17,500)

Expertization: 1965 Alberto Diena, 1965 Guilio Bolaffi and 1993 Enzo Diena certificates

IT HAS BEEN WELL DOCUMENTED THAT OF THE 332 COVERS CARRIED ON THE “COLUMBIA” FLIGHT, ONLY ONE HUNDRED WERE FRANKED WITH THE SPECIAL AIRMAIL STAMP. ABOUT TWO-THIRDS OF THESE WERE MAILED FROM ST. JOHN’S.
Newfoundland C5
In Stock:Yes
S006771
Price: $14,500.00 (CAD)

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