Lithuania 2013 Flight of Darius and Girenas 1933

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 27th July 2013
  • one value
  • Designed by: Arūnas Barionas
  • Printed by:
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 30½mm x width 35½mm
  • Perforations: 13 x 13.25

80th anniversary of trans-Atlantic Flight of Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas[edit]


2.90Lt ~ the aviators before their Bellanca Pacemaker aircraft
They took off, carrying mail, from Floyd Bennett Airport in New York City, July 15 1933, in an attempt to fly to Kaunas (then capital of Lithuania) and beat Lindbergh’s long-distance flying record. They crashed in bad weather at Soldin, now Pszczelnik, Poland on July 17, 1933


Sheet stamp[edit]

2.90Lt

First Day Cover[edit]

First Day Cover