Italian Eritrea 1936 Airmails - Pictorals

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  • Edition : "Posta aerea - Serie pittorica"
  • Issue Date : May, June, September 1936
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 243-252; Yvert & Tellier: No. PA19-PA27; Scott: No. C7-C16
  • Watermark : Italy No.1 (crown)
  • Color :
dark green to blueish dark green - olive-brown to bron - orange - brown -
blue - violet - blackish blue to black - maroon to red - green - carmine to red
  • Nominal value :
25 Cent. (Centesimi) - 50 Cent. (Centesimi) - 60 Cent. (Centesimi) - 75 Cent. (Centesimi) -
1 Lire - 1.50 Lire - 2 Lire - 3 Lire - 10 Lire
  • Created by : Guiseppe Rondini (1881-1955)
  • Printed by : "IPS Officina Carte Valori", Rome ("IPS" = "Instituto Poligrafico di Stato")
  • Print Process : photogravure
  • Perforation : block perforation, B 14
Michel No. 243, mint
Michel No. 244, mint
Michel No. 245, mint
Michel No. 246, mint
Michel No. 247, mint
Michel No. 247, postmarked
Michel No. 248, mint
Michel No. 248, postmarked in Dekemhare (hist. Dekamere), 01 August 1938
Michel No. 249, mint
Michel No. 250, mint
Michel No. 251, mint
Michel No. 252, mint

50 C., 2 L. The stamp motive shows a view to the railway line Massaua-Asmara in mountain scenery and a flying aircraft.
60 C., 5 L.: The stamp motive shows a landscape with a dum-palm (a plant of the species "Hyphaene coriacea") and a flying aircraft.
75 C., 10 L.: The stamp motive shows a landscape with a cactus of the species "Euphorbia abyssinica" and a flying aircraft.
1 L., 3 L.: The stamp motive shows a bridge with fascio decoration as bridge parapet closure and a flying aircraft.
25 C., 1.50 L.: The stamp motive shows the ploughing of a field with animals of the species "Bos taurus indicus" (other name: "Bos primigenus indicus" = "Zebu") and a flying aircraft.