Lot Number: 173

(GB Internal) 1971 British Postal Strike Emergency Airmail Service January to March 1971, 'Outer Islands Private Local Postal Service', Land's End Airport (Penzance 9 miles)  to Scilly Isles cancelled due to bad weather, plain cover franked LPS 10/- canc large green dated hand stamp initialled by local postmaster, typed 'Express' with 'Emergency/Strike Service', 'Delayed by Bad Weather', 'Airport Closed/2pm Bad Weather' cachets on front, and large 'Land's End Airport' cachet verso. Attractive and uncommon.

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Date: 1971, Jan 20
Est. price: £25.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: 1971 British Postal Strike Emergency Airmail Service January to March 1971, 'Outer Islands Private Local Postal Service', Land's End Airport (Penzance 9 miles) to Scilly Isles cancelled due to bad weather, plain cover franked LPS 10/- canc large green dated hand stamp initialled by local postmaster, typed 'Express' with 'Emergency/Strike Service', 'Delayed by Bad Weather', 'Airport Closed/2pm Bad Weather' cachets on front, and large 'Land's End Airport' cachet verso. Attractive and uncommon.
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