Detail: Lot 388

Lot No: 388
Date: 1933, Dec 9
Est. price: £8.00
Category: Netherlands

Description: Amsterdam to Medan,Bandoeng, bs 22/12 arrival ds on front, and return 26/12. The "Postjager", piloted by Lieut. DL. Asles, departed Schipol on the morning of 9 December 1933, for a quick 4 1/2 day flight to the Netherlands Indies.A landing was made at Rome but shortly after take off oil pressure trouble obliged the plane to make a forced landing at Grottaglie. The mail was taken to Brindisi where it was picked up and taken to Cairo by the southem bound Imperial Airways flight bound for the Cape. From Cairo the mail was transferred to K.L.M. 5 "lsvogel" and flown to Jodhpur where it was transferred to the Pelikaan for the final leg to Bandoeng. Attractive red/white/blue "Pander Postjager" souvenir PPC, franked 30c Netherland and NEI triangular stamps, red 'Postjager' flight cachet. Nice item.

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(Netherlands) Amsterdam to Medan,Bandoeng, bs 22/12 arrival ds on front, and return 26/12. The "Postjager", piloted by Lieut. DL. Asles, departed Schipol on the morning of 9 December 1933, for a quick 4 1/2 day flight to the Netherlands Indies.A landing was made at Rome but shortly after take off oil pressure trouble obliged the plane to make a forced landing at Grottaglie. The mail was taken to Brindisi where it was picked up and taken to Cairo by the southem bound Imperial Airways flight bound for the Cape. From Cairo the mail was transferred to K.L.M. 5 "lsvogel" and flown to Jodhpur where it was transferred to the Pelikaan for the final leg to Bandoeng. Attractive red/white/blue "Pander Postjager" souvenir PPC, franked 30c Netherland and NEI triangular stamps, red 'Postjager' flight cachet. Nice item.
(Netherlands) Amsterdam to Medan,Bandoeng, bs 22/12 arrival ds on front, and return 26/12. The "Postjager", piloted by Lieut. DL. Asles, departed Schipol on the morning of 9 December 1933, for a quick 4 1/2 day flight to the Netherlands Indies.A landing was made at Rome but shortly after take off oil pressure trouble obliged the plane to make a forced landing at Grottaglie. The mail was taken to Brindisi where it was picked up and taken to Cairo by the southem bound Imperial Airways flight bound for the Cape. From Cairo the mail was transferred to K.L.M. 5 "lsvogel" and flown to Jodhpur where it was transferred to the Pelikaan for the final leg to Bandoeng. Attractive red/white/blue "Pander Postjager" souvenir PPC, franked 30c Netherland and NEI triangular stamps, red 'Postjager' flight cachet. Nice item.