Item #16953 Charles Lindbergh Airmail Postal Cover.

Charles Lindbergh Airmail Postal Cover.

Havana, Cuba: 1928. Postal cover canceled at Havana (Habana), Cuba, February 8, 1928 with 5 centavos stamp showing Lindbergh's plane and black lettering over stamp that reads "Lindberg Febrero 1928." Cancellation also shows Spirit of St. Louis. Envelope, addressed to William H. Avery of Key West, Florida, has B&W photo of Charles Lindbergh with caption " 'We' are visiting Habana." Key West cancellation dated February 8, 1928 on verso. The letter was almost certainly carried by airmail by Pan American Airways, which in 1927 had established an airmail route between Key West and Havana. Newspaper clipping inside dated September 1927 in Spanish but unclear which article was being clipped or if paper was just a wraparound for a letter. Approx. 6 1/2 x 3 1/2" Small tear in flap on verso. Item #16953

Price: $75.00

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