India First Aerial Post 1911 1/2anna Brown King Edward VII Postal Card Signed By Pilot of the flight "H. Pequet" – Autographed

India First Aerial Post 1911 1/2anna Brown King Edward VII Postal Card to Allahabad cancelled by magenta, “First Aerial Post /1911/U.P.Exhibition, Allahabad” cachetwith Allahabad 18.2.11. cds signed on the reverse by pilot of the flight “H. Pequet” – Autographed

Henri Pequet was a pilot in the first official airmail flight on February 18, 1911. The 23 year old Frenchman, in India for an airshow, delivered about 6,500 letters when he flew from Allahabad Airport to Naini, about 10 kilometers away.

This card is certified that signature is genuine.

 

KEVII Postcard Aerial Post

Proof in Black Colour Cancellation Of Special “First Aerial Post” Post Mark, Autographed By Capt. Wyndham (Founder of the First Aerial Post)

Proof in Black Colour Cancellation  Of Special “First Aerial Post”  Post Mark, Autographed By Capt. Wyndham (Founder of the First Aerial Post)

India First Aerial Post 1911 1/4 anna Brown King Edward VII Postal Card to Allahabad cancelled by Black color cancellation, “First Aerial Post /1911/U.P.Exhibition, Allahabad” cachet with Allahabad 18.2.11. cds signed on the reverse by founder of the First Aerial Post – Autographed

The honour of having the first aeroplane mail service was obtained by India, where Capt. Windham, having obtained the necessary permission from the Director-General of Post Offices in India, has inaugurated an aerial post between the Allahabad Exhibition and the receiving office at Allahabad.

This is the proof in Black color cancellation of the 1911 First Aerial Post. 

The post-mark represents an aeroplane flying over a range of mountains and bears the inscription “First Aerial Post: U.P. Exhibition,  Allahabad , 1911.” The explanation of this postmark is that the Indian Postal Authority granted permission to Captain Windham to establish an aerial post in connection with the united provinces exhibition at Allahabad, for the purpose of demonstrating the possibilities of an aerial service for the use of a troubled town.

Only 6 were made by Capt. Wyndham (Founder of the First Aerial Post) and given as gifts to dignitaries. He has signed the back of the KEVII postcard.
Only 6 known! Extremely rare item.
Available for sale
Black Colour Cancellation
First aerial Post
KEVII Quarter Anna 1911

First Aerial Post 1911 Cover sent by the great C.D. Desai

First Aerial Post 1911 Cover sent by Great Mr C. D. Desai

Post Card depicts The Great Emambara & Mosque, Lucknow

Architect Kifayat-ullah designed this imambara in 1784 for Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula of Awadh (r.1775-1797). Imambaras were built as place to celebrate Muharram, which commemorated the three imams Ali, Hasan, and Hussein. The Great Imambara has one of the largest vaulted halls in the world, 49.6 m long and 14.9 m high. The mosque is located on the west side of the imambara.

Mr C D Desai was a philatelist. He made many discoveries among the 1854 lithographed stamps of India and formed an outstanding collection of these classic issues with the assistance of Jal Cooper.f Desai’s collection included many items of extreme rarity. It featured the unique unused block  of 14 of the white Scinde Dawk stamp.[1] His collection included the finest known example of the famous 1854Head Inverted For Anna Stamp, cut square and on cover, as well as a second cut square example of this rarity.

 

Desai -Allahabad First Aerial Post

Special Cover – May Day Centenary – By India Post

Special Cover – May Day Centenary – By India Post

The cover shows a statue “Triumph of Labour”

Date of Issue:- 01.05.1986.

Contributed By:- Mr Somnath, Mangalore

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Special Cover 1986

Special Cover – XX All India Open Athletic Championship, Lucknow

Special Cover – XX All India Open Athletic Championship, Lucknow

Date of Issue:- 25.10.1981.

Contributed By:- Mr Somnath, Mangalore

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Special Cover 1981

Special Cover – XX All India Open Athletic Championship, Lucknow

Special Cover – XX All India Open Athletic Championship, Lucknow

Date of Issue:- 24.10.1981.

Contributed By:- Mr Somnath, Mangalore

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Special Cover 1981

Special Cover – XX All India Open Athletic Championship, Lucknow

Special Cover – XX All India Open Athletic Championship, Lucknow

Date of Issue:- 23.10.1981.

Contributed By:- Mr Somnath, Mangalore

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Special Cover 1981

 

Special Cover – Vishwakarma Day Convention, Lucknow

Special Cover – Vishwakarma Day Convention, Lucknow

Date of Issue:- 24.09.1989.

Contributed By:- Mr Suresh Rao, Bangalore

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Special Covers 1989

 

Special Cover – Gandhiji – Ahimsapex – 2012, Lucknow

Special Cover – Gandhiji – Ahimsapex – 2012, Lucknow

Special cover depicting diffrent means of Transport related with freedom movement used by Gandhiji Pad-Yatra, Bicycle-Yatra, Car-Yatra, Rail-Yatra and Jalpot-Yatra.

1.Pad-Yatra- Dandi March: In March/April 1930, Gandhiji undertook a march to the sea coast at Dandi to break the salt ban, signifying the civil disobedience movement. Dandi Yatra and Satya Graha created unprecedented enthusiam all over the country.

Bicycle-Yatra:- At the end of 1927 the British Govt. in London appointed a Commission headed by Sir John Simon with 10 British members without any Indian into a system of working of Govt. in India. This Simon commission was bycotted all roubd and was rendered ineffective.This revolution was also headed by Gandhiji.

Jalpot Yatra (Ship):- Gandhiji depart to England on Sept 4th, 1888 by a ship. He was 18 years old. This ship on which Gandhiji sailed to England the S.S. Clyde would have looked similar to this ship, which was from the same fleet.

Date of Issue:-02.10.2012.

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