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Lot #1528


1933, July 15, attempted Ocean Flight, New York to Lithuania by Capt. Stefan Darius and Stanley Girenas flight cover from New York to Kaunas, Lithuania, July 15, 1933 "Lituanica" canc., franked with 3c violet, v.f., with six line cachet, signed by both pilots. Both fliers died when their plane was wrecked at Soldin, Germany, about 400 miles short of their goal. Mail was delivered to Kaunas on July 18, 1933, with arrival pmk
Catalog #AAMC TO1182

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