Detail: Lot 266

Lot No: 266
Date: 1939, Jul 31
Est. price: £450.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Scottish Airways F/F KIrkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, Orkney Herald 'pale red plane' Type II souvenir cover with printed 'Inauguration of/Thrice Weekly/Air Mail/Kirkwall/to/Ronaldshay/31st July 1939' and 'The Orkney Herald' text below with pale red plane, franked 1 1/2d canc Kirkwall cds, yellow/black/white Scottish Airways propaganda label verso, 30 flown each way. The pale red is a variety, only 3 exist, see Redgrove p134.

Bid:
(GB Internal) Scottish Airways F/F KIrkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, Orkney Herald 'pale red plane' Type II souvenir cover with printed 'Inauguration of/Thrice Weekly/Air Mail/Kirkwall/to/Ronaldshay/31st July 1939' and 'The Orkney Herald' text below with pale red plane, franked 1 1/2d canc Kirkwall cds, yellow/black/white Scottish Airways propaganda label verso, 30 flown each way. The pale red is a variety, only 3 exist, see Redgrove p134.
(GB Internal) Scottish Airways F/F KIrkwall to North Ronaldshay, bs 31/7, Orkney Herald 'pale red plane' Type II souvenir cover with printed 'Inauguration of/Thrice Weekly/Air Mail/Kirkwall/to/Ronaldshay/31st July 1939' and 'The Orkney Herald' text below with pale red plane, franked 1 1/2d canc Kirkwall cds, yellow/black/white Scottish Airways propaganda label verso, 30 flown each way. The pale red is a variety, only 3 exist, see Redgrove p134.