STAMP ISSUES RELATED TO ICAO (1945-1977)

 

Comoros : First commercial flight Paris‑New York of Concorde

 

Issue date: 22/11/1977

 

 

Issued for the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Postal Administration on 23/11/1976, this stamp was overprinted in gold with Paris‑New‑York ‑ 22 nov. 1977, for the first commercial flight between Paris and New York of the Concorde.

                             

 

Same as above with silver overprint.

 

Same as above with red overprint.

 

Issued for the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Postal Administration on 23/11/1976, this souvenir sheet was overprinted in gold with Paris‑New‑York ‑ 22 nov. 1977, for the first commercial flight between Paris and New York of the Concorde.

 

 

Same as above with silver overprint. Imperforate.

 

Same as above with red overprint.

Background: On 22 November 1977, the Air France and British Airways Concorde airplanes departed from Paris and London respectively for the inaugural passenger service to New York; the two aircraft crossed the Atlantic in tandem to make a joint arrival in New York.