Carte Émise par L’Amicale Philatelique de Madagascar à l’Occasion de la Première Liaison Aérien par Paquebot Aérien Paris – Tananarive en 48 heures

$175.00

Journée de timbre 1946 over-stamped 24 Avr[il] 1947. Sent airmail to Athens, Greece on the first day of issue from Tananarive. With post office fee annotations, stamped on both sides and with a special service request label from Tananarive. 

Description

[Madagascar postal history] Carte Émise par L’Amicale Philatelique de Madagascar à l’Occasion de la Première Liaison Aérien, par Paquebot Aérien, Paris – Tananarive en 48 heures. Journée de timbre 1946 over-stamped 24 Avr[il] 1947. Sent airmail to Athens, Greece on the first day of issue from Tananarive. With post office fee annotations, stamped on both sides and with a special service request label from Tananarive.  With the blue silhouette of France in the upper left-hand corner and Madagascar silhouetted in orange with a blue plane in flight pointing towards Madagascar, with blue and orange lettering. The signed message reads: “Avec meillures voeux pour la fête.” Good condition. 10 cm x 15 cm 

Front of the first day cover of forty-eight hour airmail by flying boat from Madagascar.

Verso of the postcard.