Two covers commemorating centenary of first air mail service balloons siege of Paris 1870 RAF Philympia 1970 (Item number: #628111045)

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Two Covers Commemorating Centenary Of First Air Mail Service Balloons Siege Of Paris 1870 RAF Philympia 1970 - Transport
Two Covers Commemorating Centenary Of First Air Mail Service Balloons Siege Of Paris 1870 RAF Philympia 1970 - Transport
Two Covers Commemorating Centenary Of First Air Mail Service Balloons Siege Of Paris 1870 RAF Philympia 1970 - Transport
Two Covers Commemorating Centenary Of First Air Mail Service Balloons Siege Of Paris 1870 RAF Philympia 1970 - Transport
Two Covers Commemorating Centenary Of First Air Mail Service Balloons Siege Of Paris 1870 RAF Philympia 1970 - Transport

These are two different covers commemorating the first air mail service, by balloons during the Siege of Paris in 1870.  One was issued by the RAF on 26 September 1970, having being flown in a balloon across Kent, and then by air to France (as weather conditions did not allow a balloon flight).  The...

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United Kingdom
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  • English (United Kingdom)
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