Lot Number: 92

(GB External) Early airmail cover, Cologne to London, dark blue/black airmail etiquette, franked GB 3 1/2d cancelled with an Army Post Office 'S.40 (Cologne)/29 MR 23'  handstamp. Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne in 1919 to provide postal support of the first British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) and was closed in 1929 when the force was finally withdrawn from Germany.

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Date: 1923, Aug 3
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB External

Description: Early airmail cover, Cologne to London, dark blue/black airmail etiquette, franked GB 3 1/2d cancelled with an Army Post Office 'S.40 (Cologne)/29 MR 23' handstamp. Army Post Office S40 was established in Cologne in 1919 to provide postal support of the first British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) and was closed in 1929 when the force was finally withdrawn from Germany.
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