AIR-POST 1918-1936 Nos. C6-9


ISSUED: April 11, 1924
PROCESS: Typographed at State Printing Works, Budapest.
PAPER: Watermarked double cross.
PERF.: 14
DESIGNER: Antal Megyer Mayer.
PICTURES: Winged Nudia symbolical of Daedalus in flight. History tells us Daedalus, seeking to escape from King Minos of Crete fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus, fastening them to their shoulders with wax; Icarus rose too close to the sun, the wax melted and he fell into the sea and was drowned, but Daedalus escaped.
HISTORY: For, flights between Budapest-Vienna, Germany, France, Poland, and Belgium, trans-European service. Withdrawn from sale in 1927, and 2000, 5000 and 10,000 were surcharged PORTE 2 FILLER for postage due service.

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