Detail: Lot 207

Lot No: 207
Date: 1938, Nov 5
Est. price: £375.00
Category: Egypt

Description: Scarce experimental flight from Cairo to Darwin, pale blue RAF cover with 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' logo on flap, franked Egypt 5ml canc MPO 5 NO 38/5-6A MOASCAR cds, and cancelled on arrival Darwin 7 Nov cds tying Australia 5d, ms 'By RAF long range development/unit - Ismalia to Australia'. One of only ten flown.

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(Egypt) Scarce experimental flight from Cairo to Darwin, pale blue RAF cover with 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' logo on flap, franked Egypt 5ml canc MPO 5 NO 38/5-6A MOASCAR cds, and cancelled on arrival Darwin 7 Nov cds tying Australia 5d, ms 'By RAF long range development/unit - Ismalia to Australia'. One of only ten flown.
(Egypt) Scarce experimental flight from Cairo to Darwin, pale blue RAF cover with 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' logo on flap, franked Egypt 5ml canc MPO 5 NO 38/5-6A MOASCAR cds, and cancelled on arrival Darwin 7 Nov cds tying Australia 5d, ms 'By RAF long range development/unit - Ismalia to Australia'. One of only ten flown.