Lot 1559, India 1929 Berlin to Tokyo flight “Kamerad” card, Calcutta-Singapore leg, sold for C$1,556

Lot 1559, India 1929 Berlin to Tokyo flight, Calcutta-Singapore leg, "Kamerad" card (front), sold for C$1,556Lot 1559, India 1929 Berlin to Tokyo flight, Calcutta-Singapore leg, "Kamerad" card (back), sold for C$1,556Lot 1559 India JAN.29.1929 Baron von Koenig Berlin to Tokyo, Calcutta-Singapore Leg. “Kamerad” card addressed to (and signed by) Stephen Smith, re-addressed to von Koenig (“the Boy Pilot”) in Singapore. The card has all the appropriate labels and handstamps (front and back, both scanned online). Very fine and rare, according to Mr. Pont one cover and 25 cards were carried. From the The Leon Victor Pont Collection of Early India, New Zealand and Worldwide Pioneer Flight Covers. Estimate $500, sold for C$1,330.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.

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