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Foreign First Flights

OAT - 1946 Fleurier, Switzerland to Bombay, India

China - Canton to Shanghai

1933, November first airmail flight from Canton to Shanghai with 10c blue and 45c purple adhesives tied by native circular cancellations.

Routed via "HONG KONG / 3 NO 33" backstamp shown inset on cover. Also "YUNGKIA (Wenchow) arrival on front.

Image courtesy Simon Andrews

1937 - Praha to Brussels

1937, April 1937, pictorial souvenir postcard with 2Kc air mail adhesive cancelled by "PRAHA 82 LETISTE" for first flight on Sabena Airlines flight to Brussels, Belgium.

Pilot signed with "BRUXELLES" arrival handstamp on front.

Updated 20 January 2001
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