Detail: Lot 214

Lot No: 214
Date: 1927, Mar 9
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Kisumu-Jinja, London to Jinja 4/4 via Kisumu 31/3, printed Aero Field' cover franked 11 1/2d, canc London cds cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arranged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 280 units.

Bid:
(GB External) First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Kisumu-Jinja, London to Jinja 4/4 via Kisumu 31/3, printed Aero Field' cover franked 11 1/2d, canc London cds cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arranged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 280 units.
(GB External) First UK acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum to Kisumu-Jinja, London to Jinja 4/4 via Kisumu 31/3, printed Aero Field' cover franked 11 1/2d, canc London cds cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arranged to/operate from London, March 10/1927 but abandoned owing to/breakdown of Hydroplane on/Lake Victoria", black/dark blue 1926 P25 etiquette rated rare by Mair. Francis Field hs verso. Scarce item in fine condition. Newall 27.10b, rated 280 units.