Detail: Lot 468

Lot No: 468
Date: 1954, Dec 23
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to New York, plain cover (airmail etiquette washed off), franked 3d, some charring along rh edge, slightly doubled violet framed cachet violet "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" on front, original contents included, arrived at intended destination on 3/3/55 in OHMS service cover with superb strike of the Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" cachet. Ni541225a. Exhibit item.

Bid:
(Recovered Interrupted Mail) BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to New York, plain cover (airmail etiquette washed off), franked 3d, some charring along rh edge, slightly doubled violet framed cachet violet "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" on front, original contents included, arrived at intended destination on 3/3/55 in OHMS service cover with superb strike of the Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" cachet. Ni541225a. Exhibit item.
(Recovered Interrupted Mail) BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to New York, plain cover (airmail etiquette washed off), franked 3d, some charring along rh edge, slightly doubled violet framed cachet violet "Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" on front, original contents included, arrived at intended destination on 3/3/55 in OHMS service cover with superb strike of the Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" cachet. Ni541225a. Exhibit item.