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Lot #1063

ITALY Flight Covers

1926 (May 13) first flight over the North Pole with airship "Norge" (pilot Amundsen), cover carried from Ciampino Roma 10.4.26 to Kingsbay, Alaska, franked with Italy 1.25L, also with special Nobile label (rare variety horizontal pair imperf. between), all on front (another single label on back overprinted "Norge"), bearing oval cachet "Volo Transpolare 1926 Amundsen - Ellsworth - Nobile Equipaggio Italiano Dirigible Norge", addressed to Milano, signed "Precerutti", v.f.

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