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Lot #2052

United States - Air Post Flight Covers

1929 "Yellow Bird" first flight from Old Orchard to France, cover with 2c Rogers & Clark adhesive and French Postage Due, overall toning, signed by both pilots, fine (the French plane "Yellow Bird" (L'Oiseau Canari) set records for the longest flight over the ocean and the first French flight over the North Atlantic, 2,410 miles in 22 hours. The pilots were Jean Assolant, Rene Lefevre, and Armeno Lotti)

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