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Columbia to United States
October 27, 1924

This cover is postmarked Bogota and is addressed to a major dental supply firm.
It was transported by SCADTA - the airline established by
German World War I flyers to service South America.

SCADTA was an acronym for Sociedad Colombo-Alemana de Transportes Aereos.
The circular date stamp included SERVICIO POSTAL AEREO SCADTA
opposite BOGOTA.

The cover is franked with 3c blue of 1923-24 and 30c blue
airmail of 1921 (Scott 372 and C29, respectively).


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