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Notes for Concorde Items Listed Below:

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  • If items have cancels, cachets etc in a language other than english, I have tried to translate it where possible, otherwise it is described in the language that is on the item.
  • There are a few items listed that are cards instead of covers, items that are cinderella's or mint souvenir sheets, or items that are not philatelic in nature like the flight schedule folder #GB0010A.
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General Notes

  • All items are covers unless otherwise noted.
  • All covers are the standard U.S. #6 size (approximately 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches), as collected in the USA, unless otherwise noted.
  • Foreign covers may be slightly smaller in size than the standard U.S. #6 size and if so, their size will NOT be noted. Any cover larger than a number 6 size will be noted or any item of an unordinary size will be so noted.
  • All covers are unaddressed unless otherwise noted.
  • All covers are cacheted unless otherwise noted. A brief description of the cachet is given of the event being commemorated.
  • If covers are autographed they are genuine, unless otherwise noted.
  • Where stamp(s) used on the item are of significance, such as being a space stamp or a flag stamp or related to the event or location, it will be described. Otherwise the stamp(s) used on the item may be a definitive issue or an unrelated commemorative issue, and will not be described.
  • Items listed here may not be listed in any particular order.
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LIST IDITEM IDPRICECANCEL DATECANCEL LOC
CONCRD1BR0100A$5.0001/21/1976F
BRAZIL: CONCORDE FIRST FLIGHT, FIRST DAY COVER (#1425), with a first day of Issue hand cancel of RIO, Jan. 21, 1976, on a Concorde in flight stamp, issued for the the first commercial flight from Paris to Rio de Janeiro, Jan. 21, 1976. With 2 color printed cachet of the Concorde in flight and 4 lines of text for the event. Cover also has an extra pictorial rubber stamp cancel showing the Concorde in flight, with text: Rio to Paris.

CONCRD1FR0100A$5.0011/03/1973F
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE HAND CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: First National Congress, and shows the Concorde in the clouds, from Stiring-Wendel on a 50c + 10c Santos Dumont Brazilian aviator stamp (#B465), stamp shows Duntont and air ships. With a black printed cachet for Exphilas 73 and shows the Concorde and another aircraft and the European flag with a circle of stars, on a blue and red border airmail envelope. Cover size 6-1/2 x 4-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0110A$4.0010/25/1975F
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE HAND CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: Salon Arts & Culture, and shows the Concorde flying over electrical wires, from Toulouse on a 60c Concorde over Charles de Gaulle Airport stamp (#1391), With a red rubber stamp cachet showing a coat of arms and a Concorde.

CONCRD1FR0120A$4.0001/10/1976F
FRANCE: CONCORDE FIRST DAY COVER (#C48), with a pictorial first day of issue hand cancel reading: Concorde Paris Rio de Janeiro, cancel shows the Concorde, from Paris Jan. 10, 1976, on a 1.70fr stamp showing the Concorde in flight. Stamp was issued for the Paris to Rio flight on Jan. 21, 1976. With a colored silk cachet showing the Concorde in flight and first day of issue printed text.

CONCRD1FR0120B$4.0001/10/1976F
FRANCE: CONCORDE FIRST DAY COVER (#C48), with a pictorial first day of issue hand cancel reading: Concorde Paris Rio de Janeiro, cancel shows the Concorde, from Paris Jan. 10, 1976, on a 1.70fr stamp showing the Concorde in flight. Stamp was issued for the Paris to Rio flight on Jan. 21, 1976. With a colored printed cachet showing the Concorde in flight over a mountain scene and first day of issue printed text.

CONCRD1FR0130A$4.0005/20/1976F
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE HAND CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: Ligne Paris-Nord Aeroport Ch. de Gaulle, cancel shows the Concorde in flight & a electrified train, from Paris May 20, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a red & blue printed cachet showing the Concorde over the flags of Great Britain & France. With printed text: "A Partnership for Prosperity". Cover size 7 x 3-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0140A$4.0008/22/1976F
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE HAND CANCELLED MAXIMUM CARD with a pictorial hand cancel reading: Exposition L'Atlantique sud de l'Aeropostale, cancel shows the Concorde & another aircraft, from Deauville Aug. 22, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a multicolor printed cachet showing the Air France Concorde in flight. Stamp and cancel is on the picture side of a Concorde postcard for this Concorde exhibition. Address side of card has printed concorde details. CARD size 6 x 4-1/4 inches.

CONCRD1FR0150A$5.0005/15/1976DBL
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE DOUBLE CANCELLED COVER with a red postal meter cancel depicting a Concorde in flight & text reading: "aerospatiale meaulte" from Albert dated May 15, 1976, 2nd cancel is a pictorial hand cancel reading: Journees D'Aerophilatelie, cancel shows the Concorde in flight, a hot air baloon & an early aircraft, from Verfeil May 15/16, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a red & blue printed cachet showing the Concorde over the flags of Great Britain & France. With printed text: "A Partnership for Prosperity". Cover size 7 x 3-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0151A$5.0006/12/1976DBL
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE DOUBLE CANCELLED COVER with a red postal meter cancel depicting a Concorde in flight & text reading: "aerospatiale meaulte" from Albert dated June 12, 1976, 2nd cancel is a pictorial hand cancel reading: Expo Philatelique Scolaire, GR des Inventions, cancel shows the Concorde in flight, the atomic symbol & a flying saucer??, from Vandoeuvre June 12/13, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a red & blue printed cachet showing the Concorde over the flags of Great Britain & France. With printed text: "A Partnership for Prosperity". Cover size 7 x 3-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0152A$5.0008/22/1976DBL
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE DOUBLE CANCELLED COVER with a red postal meter cancel depicting a Concorde in flight & text reading: "aerospatiale meaulte" from Albert dated Aug. 22, 1976, 2nd cancel is a pictorial hand cancel reading: Exposition L'Atlantique sud de l'Aeropostale, cancel shows the Concorde & another aircraft, from Deauville Aug. 22, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a red & blue printed cachet showing the Concorde over the flags of Great Britain & France. With printed text: "A Partnership for Prosperity". Cover size 7 x 3-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0153A$5.0009/04/1976DBL
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE DOUBLE CANCELLED COVER with a red postal meter cancel depicting a Concorde in flight & text reading: "aerospatiale meaulte" from Albert dated Sept. 4, 1976, 2nd cancel is a pictorial hand cancel reading: Aeroport Principal de Marseille, cancel shows the Concorde flying over an airport with a helicopter & another aircraft on the ground, from Marignane Sept. 04/05, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a red & blue printed cachet showing Concorde over the flags of the Great Britain & France. With printed text: "A Partnership for Prosperity". Cover size 7 x 3-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0154A$5.0010/02/1976DBL
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE DOUBLE CANCELLED COVER with a red postal meter cancel depicting a Concorde in flight & text reading: "aerospatiale meaulte" from Albert dated Oct. 2, 1976, 2nd cancel is a pictorial hand cancel reading: L' Homme Dans L'Espace, 15th Anniversaire (15th anniversary of Man in Space), cancel shows the Concorde in flight, a satellite and a man in a space suit!, from Saint Quentin Oct. 02/03, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a red & blue printed cachet showing the Concorde over the flags of Great Britain & France. With printed text: "A Partnership for Prosperity". Cover size 7 x 3-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0155A$5.0011/13/1976DBL
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE DOUBLE CANCELLED COVER with a red postal meter cancel depicting a Concorde in flight & text reading: "aerospatiale meaulte" from Albert dated Nov. 13, 1976, 2nd cancel is a pictorial hand cancel reading: Decouverte des Mondes (Discovery Worlds), cancel shows the Concorde in flight and a stylized satellite in orbit around the earth, & wording of APHIVIL (philatelic exhibition) from Chennevieres s/Marne Nov. 13, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a red & blue printed cachet showing the Concorde over the flags of Great Britain & France. With printed text: "A Partnership for Prosperity". Cover size 7 x 3-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0156A$5.0012/04/1976DBL
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE DOUBLE CANCELLED COVER with a red postal meter cancel depicting a Concorde in flight & text reading: "aerospatiale meaulte" from Albert dated Dec. 04, 1976, 2nd cancel is a pictorial hand cancel reading: 26e Kermesse Du Bol D' Air, cancel shows a Concorde and another aircraft, from Paris Dec. 4, 1976 on a 1.70fr stamp (#C48) showing the Concorde in flight. With a red & blue printed cachet showing the Concorde over the flags of Great Britain & France. With printed text: "A Partnership for Prosperity". Cover size 7 x 3-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0170A$4.0010/21/1978F
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE/LINDBERGH HAND CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: Charles A. Lindbergh, cancel shows Lindbergh and his aircraft with the Concorde in flight overhead, from Les Mureaux Oct. 21, 1978 on a 1.90fr stamp (#C49) showing the Spirit of St. Louis (Lindbergh's aircraft) & another plane over the Atlantic, New York to Paris. Stamp commemorates the flight of Lindbergh & the attempted flight of French aviators Nungesser & Coli. With a brown printed photo label cachet that shows bust of Lindbergh with his flying cap and goggles.

CONCRD1FR0180A$3.0005/19/1979F
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE/EARLY AIRCRAFT HAND CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: Potez 25 a Concorde, cancel shows the Concorde aircraft flying over a double wing aircraft, from Meaulte May 19 - 20, 1979. There is no cachet on this cover. Cover size 6-1/2 x 4-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1FR0190A$3.0010/06/1979F
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: ECE. Aerospatiale, cancel shows the Concorde and another aircraft, from Albert Oct. 6, 1979. With a black printed cachet that shows the Concorde landing and text that reads: "France Aerospatial Exhibition Honoring the Supersonic Concorde".

CONCRD1FR0200A$4.0011/04/1979F
FRANCE: SPECIAL CONCORDE CANCELLED COVER (ANNIVERSARY OF WORLD RECORD FOR FLYING MACH 2) with a pictorial hand cancel reading: Exposition Aerophilatelique, cancel shows the Concorde aircraft flying over the European Flag with a circle of stars, from Strasbourg Nov. 4, 1979 on a 1.20fr stamp (#1646) showing airplanes. With a colored printed cachet that shows the Concorde in flight and a large copy of the special Concorde cancellation, plus a red boxed text rubber stamp cachet noting the date the Concorde set a record for flying Mach 2: it reads: "Concorde 001 F-WTTS, 04 Novembre 1970, Premier Vol A Mach 2". Cover size 7-1/2 x 3-5/8 inches.

CONCRD1GB0010A$8.00  
GREAT BRITAIN: FLIGHT SCHEDULE FOLDER, MINT CONDITION, heavy card stock printed in black, folds into 4 panels, front side shows the concorde in flight and is titled: "British Airways Concorde Services, with selected connections. Valid until 28 October 1978". Inside gives details of flight schedules of Europe to North America via London & New York; North America to Europe via New York & London; Concorde London-Bahrain-Singapore. Backside gives details of flights schedules of Europe to North America via London & Washington; North America to Europe via Washington & London, and informations about Ground Transfers in New York and Washington. Size of closed vertical folder: 3"x6-1/2" IMAGE

CONCRD1GB0010B$6.00  
GREAT BRITAIN: FLIGHT SCHEDULE FOLDER, NEARLY MINT CONDITION, heavy card stock printed in black, folds into 4 panels, front side shows the concorde in flight and is titled: "British Airways Concorde Services, with selected connections. Valid until 28 October 1978". Inside gives details of flight schedules of Europe to North America via London & New York; North America to Europe via New York & London; Concorde London-Bahrain-Singapore. Backside gives details of flights schedules of Europe to North America via London & Washington; North America to Europe via Washington & London, and informations about Ground Transfers in New York and Washington. (NOTE: there is two ballpoint pen corrections on the inside as to flight times). Size of closed vertical folder: 3"x6-1/2"

CONCRD1GB0200A$5.0005/24/1976F
GREAT BRITAIN: SPECIAL CONCORDE CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: First commercial scheduled flight, London - Washington, cancel shows the Concorde aircraft in flight, from Heathrow Airport, London: Hounslow Middlesex May 24, 1976 With a multicolor Official souvenir printed cachet that shows the Concorde flying over the Heathrow Airport tower plus a small round black printed of a "C" circling a crown that reads: "Posted at the Concorde Departure Terminal". Cover size 7-1/2 x 4-1/2 inches. Label address. (Comes with an illustrated filler card showing the Concorde in flight with facts and details about this cover).

CONCRD1GB0300A$5.0007/26/1976F
GREAT BRITAIN: SPECIAL CONCORDE CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: Transfer of Concorde 002 to Fleet Air Arm Museum, cancel shows the Concorde aircraft in flight, from British Forces 1548 Postal Service July 26, 1976. With a multicolor printed cachet that shows the Concorde on the ground with a early airplane flying overhead, that reads in part: "Transfer of Concorde 002 to Permanent Berth AF FAA Museum" plus a brief history text of the Concorde and that it will be on permanent display to the public. Cover size 6-1/2 x 4-1/2 inches. Label address.

CONCRD1GB1000A$4.0009/24/1983F
GREAT BRITAIN: SPECIAL CONCORDE CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: British Airways First Flight Concorde, Liverpool Airport, Liverpool - London, from Liverpool dated Sept. 24, 1983. Cancel shows a Concorde in flight over what looks like a control tower. With a brown color photograph label cachet of a Concord in flight. label address.

CONCRD1GB3000A$4.00  
GREAT BRITAIN: MINT SOUVENIR POSTCARD FEATURING THE CONCORDE, an unused 10th anniversary of Concorde postcard, the picture side shows the Concorde in flight, the 3 Concorde postage stamps issued by Great Britain, a map of a record breaking Concorde flight and a flight deck (cockpit) view, all printed in red and blue, with text that reads in part: "Concorde 10th Anniv. 1969 - 79.... 1974 Fastest-Ever Civil Crossing of the North Atlantic Fairford to Bangor, 2 hours 56 minutes." Address side of postcard also shows a Concord in flight. CARD size: 6-1/2 x 5 inches.

CONCRD1GB4000A$3.00  
GREAT BRITAIN: CONCORDE PRIVATE SOUVENIR SHEET (CINDERELLA), an unused (mint) perforated multicolored souv. sheet of 4 labels issued for a UK 1980 stamp exhibtion. Top middle label shows a Concorde in flight, bottom middle label shows a hot air balloon and a large version of the "London 1980" logo, left label shows the Big Ben Tower, right label shows a control tower??. All labels have a small logo of the "London 1980" exhibition and a small hot air balloon. The inscription on the souv. sheet reads: "London 1980 International Stamp Exhibition 6-14 May 1980. Not valid for postage." SHEET size: 4-1/2 x 4-1/2 inches.

CONCRD1GX0100AQ$4.0006/10/1971F
GERMANY: SPECIAL CONCORDE CANCELLED COVER DURING THE SOYUZ 11 FLIGHT with a special pictorial hand cancel reading: FISA Kongress Int. Luposta, from Berlin June 10, 1971, shows the Concorde, and the FISA emblem. With a blue rubber stamp cachet Soyuz 11 spacecraft, with text from the Wilhelm Foerster Observatory (that tracked Soyuz 11, 4 days into the flight). Cover also has a blue and white label from this observatory. ( Soyuz 11 was the first successful visit to the world's first space station, Salyut 1. However on June 30 the mission ended in disaster when the crew capsule depressurised during preparations for re-entry, killing the three-man crew). (the FISA emblem in the cancel is for the International Federation of Aero-philatelic Societies).

CONCRD1GX0200A$3.0003/17/1972F
GERMANY: SPECIAL CONCORDE CACHETED COVER with a special text hand cancel reading: Flughafen Eroffnung Terminal Mitte, from Frankfurt am Main March 17, 1972. With a orange printed cachet that shows the Concorde and the TU 144 aircraft, with text that similar to the cancel. (roughly translated: Airport Frankfurt, prepared for the future, opening of middle terminal for the large aircraft like the Concorde and the TU 144). (The TU 144 is the russian version of the concorde aircraft).

CONCRD1LR0100A$6.0006/26/1976F
LIBERIA/GREAT BRITAIN: (MIXED POSTAGE) CONCORDE FLIGHT, FLOWN COVER,, text hand cancel that reads: "London 26 June 1976, Liberian Dispatch to Concorde, London - Puerto Rico Flight." (Can't figure out if this is a private cancel, and if from Liberia or London England, my guess is Liberia), this "cancel" ties both a Great Britain stamp and a Liberian stamp (#747) that depicts a Zeppelin and the Wright Brothers plane and the Concorde. With a black printed cachet that reads: "London - Puerto Rico, Concorde Flight 26 June 1976, From the Wright Bros. to Zeppelins to Supersonic Incredible Concorde", and shows a picture of the Liberian stamp as used on this cover plus a Zeppelin. The back of the cover has a pictorial backstamp in black that reads: "Flown on Charter Flight, London - Puerto Rico, 26 June 1976". IMAGE

CONCRD1MX0100A$4.0009/21/1978F
MEXICO: SPECIAL CONCORDE CANCELLED COVER with a pictorial hand cancel reading: Vuelo Inaugural, Mexico Paris, Concorde Air France, from Mexico DE dated Sept. 21, 1978, on a airmail stamp (#C562) commemorating 50th anniversary of Mexico's first airmail route. Cancel shows the Air France Logo. With a multicolor printed cachet of a Concord in flight. and the Air France Logo, with text reading: "Air France, Concorde, Vuelo Inagural, Mexico - Paris." (Vuelo Inagural means Inaugural Flight)

CONCRD1NH0100A$3.0005/09/1978F
NEW HEBRIDES, FRENCH: CONCORDE FIRST DAY COVER (#254), with a first day of issue hand cancel from Port Vila, May 9, 1978, on a 10fr stamp showing the British Airways Concorde in flight over New York City. Stamp was issued for the first commercial flight of the Concorde, Paris to New York City. With a multicolor printed cachet showing the Concorde taking off and first day of issue printed text. Typed address. Cover size: 7-1/2 x 5 inches.

CONCRD1NH0110A$4.0005/09/1978F
NEW HEBRIDES, FRENCH: CONCORDE FIRST DAY COVER (#254 & 257), with a first day of issue hand cancel from Port Vila, May 9, 1978, on a 10fr stamp (#254) showing the British Airways Concorde in flight over New York City and a 40fr stamp (#257) showing the Air France Concorde over Paris. Stamps were issued for the first commercial flight of the Concorde, Paris to New York City. With a multicolor Official FAI printed cachet showing the Concorde being built. With first day of issue printed text. Typed address. Cover size: 8 x 4-1/2 inches.(FAI is the Federation Aeronautique Internationale).

CONCRD1UN0100A$5.0004/24/1976UN
UNITED NATIONS: CONCORDE COMMEMORATIVE COVER with a hand cancel reading: Geneva United Nations, dated April 24, 1976, for some sort of Concorde event, which I haven't figured out yet, perhaps a aerophilatelic exhibition? Cover has a multicolor printed cachet showing the FISA emblem and of a Concorde in flight with text in French reading: "Federation Internationale Des Societes Aerophilateliques, Geneve - Cointrin 1976, Journee de L'Aerophilatelie". There is also a United Nations imprint of a Concorde in flight over a building (Cointrin Airport?), the UN emblem and text in French reading: "Administration Postale Des Nations Unies, 1211 Geneve, Geneve Cointrin, Journee de L'Aerophilatelie, 24.4.76". (the FISA emblem in the cachet is for the International Federation of Aero-philatelic Societies).

CONCRD1US0200A$4.0009/23/1977DC
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: CONCORDE COMMEMORATIVE COVER, with a hand cancel of "Smithsonian Sta. Washington DC", Sept. 23, 1977, on a 13 cent postal stationery envelope, & a multicolor photo label cachet showing the Concorde in flight over a Wright Brothers aircraft, with text: "America - From the Wright Brothers to the Concorde in under 75 years", plus additional 8 lines of text that reads: "President Carter decrees that the Concorde Supersonic jets may land in many american cities including Kennedy Airport, New York, plus Alaska and Honolulu. Presently built or in work Concordes, DO NOT HAVE TO MEET EMISSION AND NOISE STANDARDS. Future models will be strictly supervised."

CONCRD1US0210A$5.0010/19/1977 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: CONCORDE PROVING FLIGHT, COMMEMORATIVE COVER, with a machine cancel of "New York NY", Oct. 19, 1977, on a 13 cent 50th anniv. of solo transatlantic flight (by Lindbergh) stamp (#1710), with a two color printed cachet showing the Concorde in flight, with text: "Concorde British Aircraft Corporation-Aerospatiale, Proving Flight, Toulouse - New York. Commemorating the first landing of Concorde in New York 19 October 1977".

CONCRD1US0210B$5.0010/19/1977 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: CONCORDE TEST LANDING FLIGHT, COMMEMORATIVE COVER, with a hand cancel of "Air Mail Facility, JFK, New York", Oct. 19, 1977, on a 13 cent 50th anniv. of solo transatlantic flight (by Lindbergh) stamp (#1710), with a multicolor Colorano silk cachet showing the Concorde in flight, with text: "Concorde Test Landing, Kennedy Airport N.Y. October 19, 1977 - After a 19 month battle the SST Concorde landed at Kennedy Airport, New York, at 11:08 a.m. The 3,800 mile flight from Toulouse, France took 3 hours and 46 minutes. Commandant Jean Franchi and Captain Brian Walpole brought the sleek white 100 ton craft to a landing on runway 4-Left."

CONCRD1US0220A$5.0010/20/1977 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: CONCORDE TEST FLIGHT, COMMEMORATIVE COVER, with a hand cancel of "Air Mail Facility, JFK, New York", Oct. 20, 1977, on a 13 cent 50th anniv. of solo transatlantic flight (by Lindbergh) stamp (#1710), with a multicolor Colorano silk cachet showing the Concorde on the ground, with text: "Concorde Test Flight, Kennedy Airport N.Y. October 20, 1977 - The sleek supersonic jet with a 174 ton payload, exactly the weight it will carrry when the first commercial service begins at JFK in November, taxied to the end of runway 31-Left. With British Airways pilot Brian Walpole at the controls, the super jet raced down the 13,400 foot runway reaching a speed of 230 miles an hour before taking off. The FAA scale registered 88, well below the Port Authority 112 noise standard."

CONCRD1US0240A$5.0010/22/1977 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: TEST CONCORDE DEPARTS NEW YORK, COMMEMORATIVE COVER, with a hand cancel of "Air Mail Facility, JFK, New York", Oct. 22, 1977, on a 13 cent 50th anniv. of solo transatlantic flight (by Lindbergh) stamp (#1710), with a multicolor Colorano silk cachet showing the Concorde in flight , with text: "Test Concorde Departs, Kennedy Airport N.Y. October 22, 1977 - With the success of its test flight behind, the sleek supersonic Concorde with its delta wings spread wide took off from Kennedy Airport. The first commercial service to New York's Kennedy Airport will begin November 22nd when two of the jets, one from England and another from France, will land at the Airport."

CONCRD1US0300A$5.0010/22/1977 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: CONCORDE FIRST KENNEDY TEST FLIGHT, COMMEMORATIVE COVER, with a hand cancel of "Air Mail Facility, JFK, New York", Nov. 20, 1977, on a 13 cent 50th anniv. of solo transatlantic flight (by Lindbergh) stamp (#1710), with a multicolor photo label cachet showing the Concorde in flight , with printed text cachet: "Concorde First Kennedy Test Flight. Nov. 20, 1977 ....Concorde makes its first test flight from JFK airport New York. Meets all legal noise limits by a wide margin. Federal officials state that it proved quieter than many subsonic jets."

CONCRD1YU0100A$4.0011/07/1977F
YUGOSLAVIA: CONCORDE CACHETED COVER, with a pictorial hand cancel that reads Aerofilatelija, Zagreb - Aeroport, Nov. 7, 1977, on an 4.90d stamp showing map of Europe and a peace dove. With a blue printed cachet showing the Air France Concorde in flight. With text in Croatian (roughly translated): "On the occasion of 50 years aviation operations in Yugoslavia, 50 years of the first successful flight over the Atlantic, and 30 years of Yugoslavia air transport ".

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