Lot Number: 466

(Recovered Interrupted Mail) BOAC COMET Jet Liner DH 106 crash on take off from Dum Dum airfield, Calcutta, on a flight from Johore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked 70c Johore stamps, violet Type b cachet "SALVAGED MAIL/Comet  Crash, Near Galcu***/2nd. MAY 1953" ('G' for 'C' error)  Ni 530502b. Exhibit item.

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Date: 1953, May 2
Est. price: £275.00 £233.75
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: BOAC COMET Jet Liner DH 106 crash on take off from Dum Dum airfield, Calcutta, on a flight from Johore to London, imprint airmail etiquette cover, franked 70c Johore stamps, violet Type b cachet "SALVAGED MAIL/Comet Crash, Near Galcu***/2nd. MAY 1953" ('G' for 'C' error) Ni 530502b. Exhibit item.

Lot Number: 468

(Recovered Interrupted Mail) BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to New York, plain cover (airmail etiquette washed off), franked 3d, some charring along rh edge, slightly doubled violet framed cachet violet "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" on front, original contents included, arrived at intended destination on 3/3/55 in OHMS service cover with superb strike of the Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" cachet. Ni541225a. Exhibit item.

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Date: 1954, Dec 23
Est. price: £75.00 £63.75
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to New York, plain cover (airmail etiquette washed off), franked 3d, some charring along rh edge, slightly doubled violet framed cachet violet "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" on front, original contents included, arrived at intended destination on 3/3/55 in OHMS service cover with superb strike of the Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" cachet. Ni541225a. Exhibit item.

Lot Number: 470

(Recovered Interrupted Mail) Crash of BOAC Boeing 707 at Heathrow, en route from London to Australia, 9d air letter addressed to South Australia, some top edge charring. Also included is the original typewritten note, in fine condition, sent from the Postmaster-General's Department, Adelaide which says "The enclosed letter addressed to you was amongst the salvaged mail .........................................". Ni680408d. Exhibit item.

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Date: 1968, Apr 8
Est. price: £120.00 £102.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: Crash of BOAC Boeing 707 at Heathrow, en route from London to Australia, 9d air letter addressed to South Australia, some top edge charring. Also included is the original typewritten note, in fine condition, sent from the Postmaster-General's Department, Adelaide which says "The enclosed letter addressed to you was amongst the salvaged mail .........................................". Ni680408d. Exhibit item.

Lot Number: 471

(Recovered Interrupted Mail) Crash of BOAC Boeing 707 at Heathrow, en route from London to Australia, plain cover franked 8d, canc Sheffield cds, some lh edge charring verso. Also included is the original typewritten note, in fine condition, sent from the Postmaster-General's Department, Sydney which says "The attached article was salvaged from the aircraft which crashd at London Heathrow airport on 8th April, 1969". Ni680408d. Exhibit item.

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Date: 1968, Apr 8
Est. price: £100.00 £85.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: Crash of BOAC Boeing 707 at Heathrow, en route from London to Australia, plain cover franked 8d, canc Sheffield cds, some lh edge charring verso. Also included is the original typewritten note, in fine condition, sent from the Postmaster-General's Department, Sydney which says "The attached article was salvaged from the aircraft which crashd at London Heathrow airport on 8th April, 1969". Ni680408d. Exhibit item.