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South Africa has released a miniature sheet to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first South African airmail flight as part of World Post month.The sheet depicts the monoplane in flight when, in 1911, the South African Minister of Posts … Continue reading
On 18th February 1911, a French Pilot, Henri Pequet flew a small Sommer biplane carrying 6,500 letters from Allahabad to Naini. The Journey was brief and lasted just thirteen minutes. This was the world’s first official airmail flight. Among the … Continue reading
By Anil Kr Pujara
A very special and unique card was designed by senior philatelist Pradip Jain on recent stamp of 100 years of Airmail.It was distributed among philatelists on the last day of INDIPEX.