Lot Number: 471

(Recovered/Salvaged) BOAC COMET Jet Liner DH 106 crash on take off from Dum Dum airfield, Calcutta, on a flight from Hong Kong to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked $1 HK stamp, fine strike violet cachet "SALVAGED MAIL/Comet  Crash, Near Calcutta/2nd. MAY 1953", fine.

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Date: 1953, May 2
Est. price: £200.00 £170.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged

Description: BOAC COMET Jet Liner DH 106 crash on take off from Dum Dum airfield, Calcutta, on a flight from Hong Kong to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked $1 HK stamp, fine strike violet cachet "SALVAGED MAIL/Comet Crash, Near Calcutta/2nd. MAY 1953", fine.