Detail: Lot 215

Lot No: 215
Date: 1927, Mar 10
Est. price: £225.00
Category: GB External

Description: Attempted first regular airmail to Kenya, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front, Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).

Bid:
(GB External) Attempted first regular airmail to Kenya, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front,  Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).
(GB External) Attempted first regular airmail to Kenya, London to Kisumu, bs 31/3, black/buff Francis Field printed cover franked 6d 4d & 1 1/2d, canc London hooded ds, ms 'By 1st Regular Air Service to Kenya', red framed explanatory cachet "Service officially arranged to operate from London, March 10 1927, but abandoned due to crash of Hydroplane on Lake Victoria" on front,  Scarce, rated 280 points by Newall (p89).