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Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

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Catapult Post

Europa – Southampton (22 September 1930)

On 22 September 1930, the Europa launched a catapult flight to Southampton. Mail transported on board bears either a German seapost cancel, US seapost cancel, or other U.S. cancel.

All mail carries a catapult flight cachet.

Europa-Southampton Catapult Flight Cachet

Mail carried on board also bears the “Mit Katapultflug” cachet required on all catapult airmail from mid-August 1929 through 1930.

Catapult Flight Cachet

Set Date(s)

22 September 1930

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Europa – Southampton (22 September 1930)

On 22 September 1930, the Europa launched a catapult flight to Southampton. Mail transported on board bears either a German seapost cancel, US seapost cancel, or other U.S. cancel.

All mail carries a catapult flight cachet.

Europa-Southampton Catapult Flight Cachet

Mail carried on board also bears the “Mit Katapultflug” cachet required on all catapult airmail from mid-August 1929 through 1930.

Catapult Flight Cachet

Set Date(s)

22 September 1930

Album Page(s)