SOUTH AFRICA 1925 AIRMAILS OFFICIAL PRESENTATION CARD PMG SIGNED

CHF2,145.00

  • 1925 Airmails: OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PRESENTATION CARD
  • with all four values affixed and
  • bearing at upper left manuscript signature "E A Sturman / Postmaster General 12/4/26".
  • A small number of these cards was prepared to commemorate the initiation of the Air Mail Service in South Africa.
  • Accompanied by OHMS envelope & official compliments slip, note dated "13th April, 1926".
  • These were originally presented to pilots and dignitaries associated with the service.
  • Wyndham suggests that less than 30 were distributed and describes them as "of very great rarity".
  • This particular example, in exceedingly fresh condition for these, was clearly intended as a personalised presentation from the Postmaster General.
  • Superb, rare.
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