By Category: Kenya

Lot Number: 255
Date: 1927, Feb 15
Est. price: £70.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, first return mail from Nairobi 10/2, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, 20 Feb partial transit cds verso, then by Imperial AW to London, franked Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 256
Date: 1927, Feb 15
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, scarcer first return mail from Kisumu to Khartoum only, bs 18/2, franked Kenya and Uganda 70c canc Kisumu cds, fine strike red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair.
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Lot Number: 257
Date: 1927, Feb 26
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Nairobi to UK, carried on the opening of the regular Khartoum-Kisumu-Khartoum service, airmail etiquette cover franked 75c, nice strike red circular 'Kenya-Sudan/FE 27/ 27/Air |Mail', Newall 27.05A, 120 units. Ironed vertical crease, see image.
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Lot Number: 258
Date: 1933, Apr 22
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Kenya

Description: Kenya to Germany, MOMBASA TO HAMBURG, carried by WILSON AIRWAYS to Nairobi bs 22/4, then transferred to MPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICAN service AN 111 which left Nairobi 22/4 on 'C.Baghdad', arriving Cairo 26/4 on 'Hadrian' ,and Brindisi bs 28/4 on 'Satyrus' where carriage by air was terminated and airmail etiquette cancelled by fine Brindisi black cross Jusqu'a and on to Hamburg by rail'. Corner cover, black single line 'Local Air Fee Paid' hand stamp for carriage by Wilson AW, FRANKED 95c (75c. per ½ oz. air fee to Europe + 20c. per ½ oz. feeder service air fee.).1
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