9-06-1948 mail from 1st Air France flight from HAIFA via TEL AVIV to PARIS
Lot #: 70991

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Air France first flight: 9-6-1948 airmail stationary cover from TEL AVIV (return addressed "Palestine") to PARIS, franked 35m per FA-1 postage period airmail letter rate to France & tied by TEL AVIV Head Post Office postmark + special Tel Aviv-applied black bilingual Hebrew/French 1st flight 2-line text cachet (narrow text): probably carried on 1st flight from HAIFA on 11 June and not [2nd] "1st flight" from TEL AVIV of 16 June as this flight only announced day before; here dispatched before Aloni's recorded dates of 15/16 June for the 1st flight from TEL AVIV - unusual/rare; opened gently at back.


Product Tags: Israeli, French Philately - Postal Covers, 1948 Israel: Early Postal Links and Postal History from Israel, France and from 1947-49 Israel War of Independence, 20th Century, 1940s, 1945-1949 Postwar era, which are Philately - Air Mail, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Unique/Discovery Piece, Object Related Specifically to a Personality or Key Event