Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Germany Hans Grade FDC

Germany FDC
Name: 100 Years of First Powered Flight in Germany - Hans Grade
Date of Issue: 09 October 2008

Hans Grade was an engineer and a german aviation-pioneer. On the 28th of October 1908 he successfully conducted the first motor-flight over german soil in a motorised aircraft of his own construction at Magdeburg. More...

Comment: This is a double-First Day Cover, not only the commemorative stamp but also the definitive stamps (Carnation) were all new issue on 09 October, 2008. But it has a big problem on this FDC, the postage was overpaid. the correct registered postage from Germany to China is 3.75 euro, and it has 3.90 euro on this FDC. What a pity!

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