Collection of stamps cards and covers illustrating

Made:
1919 in England and United States

Collection of stamps cards and covers illustrating the development of international air post 1870-1950 / amassed by Miss Winifred Penn-Gaskell. 68: Philatelic cover, First Transatlantic Airship Mail, 1919. Envelope for the London Joint City and Midland Bank. The cover was carried on the airship R34, which left New York on 10 July 1919 and arrived at Pulham, Norfolk on 13 July 1919. Postmarked New York July 5 and 9, London R34 13 JY 19, stamped 10c yellow, 50c purple, five frankings and various red wax seals. 18x50cm

Details

Category:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
Object Number:
1950-317/68
Materials:
paper, red wax
type:
postcards
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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