September 2016 Society Auction
Lot 85. Cover. Trans-Oceanic Flight (AAMC TO 1178) of 1933. This cover was carried on the non-stop flight of the “Columbia” by J. Earl Boyd and Robert J. Lyon from New York to Haiti and subsequently carried on the return leg of that flight. Nice postal cancellations and color cachet. Postal fees for the flight on 10 June 1933 from the U.S. to Port au Prince were paid with a copy of US #C17. Postal fees for the return flight on 6 July 1933 were paid with Haiti #C4A. Excellent condition.