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.