Detail: Lot 82

Lot No: 82
Date: 1933, Dec 1
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Bechuanaland

Description: First acceptance of mail for Malaya from Bechuanaland for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways Rangoon-Singapore extension, Lobatsi to Alor Star, 21/12, via Cairo, blue/orange/cream Robertson cover franked 1912 Bechuanaland Protectorate opt on GB 1/- and 1933 Bechuanaland 1/-, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 33 cds, large blue straight line "By Imperial Airways Only" hs. Carried by IAW AN144 from Cape own to Cairo, and IAW IE 246 from Cairo-Singapore. Some rear flap damage, not visible from front, see scan. A truly RARE item.

Bid:
(Bechuanaland) First acceptance of mail for Malaya from Bechuanaland for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways Rangoon-Singapore extension, Lobatsi to Alor Star, 21/12, via Cairo, blue/orange/cream Robertson cover franked 1912 Bechuanaland Protectorate opt on GB 1/- and 1933 Bechuanaland 1/-, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 33 cds, large blue straight line "By Imperial Airways Only" hs. Carried by IAW AN144 from Cape own to Cairo, and IAW IE 246 from Cairo-Singapore. Some rear flap damage, not visible from front, see scan. A truly RARE item.
(Bechuanaland) First acceptance of mail for Malaya from Bechuanaland for carriage on the inaugural Imperial Airways Rangoon-Singapore extension, Lobatsi to Alor Star, 21/12, via Cairo, blue/orange/cream Robertson cover franked 1912 Bechuanaland Protectorate opt on GB 1/- and 1933 Bechuanaland 1/-, canc Lobatsi 1 Dec 33 cds, large blue straight line "By Imperial Airways Only" hs. Carried by IAW AN144 from Cape own to Cairo, and IAW IE 246 from Cairo-Singapore. Some rear flap damage, not visible from front, see scan. A truly RARE item.