Detail: Lot 364

Lot No: 364
Date: 1927, Mar 08
Est. price: £280.00
Category: Ireland

Description: First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum-Kisumu, Dublin to Kisumu, bs 31/3,plain PC franked 2 1/2d x2 and 3d, canc Baile Atha Claith cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arran ged 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 320 units.

Bid:
(Ireland) First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum-Kisumu, Dublin to Kisumu, bs 31/3,plain PC franked 2 1/2d x2 and 3d, canc Baile Atha Claith cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arran ged 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 320 units.
(Ireland) First Irish acceptance for the Gladstone experimental flight from Khartoum-Kisumu, Dublin to Kisumu, bs 31/3,plain PC franked 2 1/2d x2 and 3d, canc Baile Atha Claith cds, red boxed cachet "Service officially arran ged 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 320 units.