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118 ARGENTINA - POSTAL HISTORY
Auction #1946: WORLDWIDE POSTAL HISTORY, COVERS AND CARDS
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VF.     CRASH COVER: Commercial cover sent from Buenos Aires to USA on 17/JUN/1938 by registered airmail (franked $3.35 with stamps of the Proceres & Riquezas I issue). The airplane carrying the letter crashed in the Andes, and was found 30 months later! It bears violet markings applied by the Chile Post: "Letter salvaged from the Panagra P-80 airplane, lost in Chile, in flight, in the Andes mountains on 19 June 1938. Santiago, ... February 1941" and "AL REMITENTE", fantastic and very rare (not listed by Nierinck), possibly unique!
Starting Price: US$ 150       Current Price: US$ 150
Bid US$ 150 or more     Closing: 2019-11-28 22:00:00
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