By Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Lot Number: 410
Date: 1936, Sep 23
Est. price: £200.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: Imperial Airways England-Australia "Athena" accident, etiquette airmail cover England to Sydney, Australia, franked 1/3d, charred edges, with printed form on GPO, Sydney headed notepaper, from J.S.Duncan, Deputy Director, Posts and Telegraphs, Sydney, dated 8th October "I regret that this article addressed to you was damaged when the airliner 'Athena' was destroyed by fire at Delhi, India", This latter date is incorrect (Type J), and was later corrected (Type K), Nierink and Sanford # 360929. Mounted on album leaf.
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Lot Number: 411
Date: 1936, Sep 29
Est. price: £250.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: Imperial Airways England-Australia "Athena" accident, plain cover (etiquette washed off) England to Sydney, Australia, franked 1/3d, minor charred lower edge when 'Athena' was destroyed by fire at Delhi, India. Bears fine strike black Sanford type 'c' cacher and also very fine strike of uncommon violet three line 'RECEIVED/8 October 1936/ANSWERED'. Nice item
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Lot Number: 412
Date: 1938, Nov 27
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: Crash of Imperial Airways flying boat "Calpurnia" on Lake Ramadi, en route from Great Britain to New Zealand, plain cover addressed to Auckland, New Zealand, one stamp washed off, postmarked Llandudno 23 NO 38, fine strike violet two line Type a "RECEIVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION/EX FLYING BOAT CALPURNIA" cachet, Carried on Imperial Airways flight CE80 which left Southampton on 25th November, Ni 381127a. Mounted on album leaf.
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Lot Number: 413
Date: 1954, Dec 23
Est. price: £55.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to California, etiquette cover, franked 1/1/2d, some charring along rh edge, no cachet. ORIGINAL LETTER INCLUDED.
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Lot Number: 414
Date: 1954, Dec 23
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to Florida, USA, bs9/1/55, unfranked by arrangement OHMS cover. Fine of the Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" cachet, front and verso. Ni541225a.
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Lot Number: 415
Date: 1954, Dec 23
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to Georgia, USA, plain cover (airmail etiquette washed off), franked London 1/- metre, some charring along bottom edgerh edge and torn top lh corner, fine strike of the Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" cachet. Ni541225a.
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Lot Number: 416
Date: 1954, Dec 23
Est. price: £60.00
Category: Recovered Interrupted Mail

Description: BOAC B377 Stratocruiser "Cathey" crash at Prestwick, UK, en route from London to Venezuela, 6d air letter, some charring along rh edge, fire damage top rh corner and bottom edge (see scan), fine strike of the Salvaged Mail/Aircraft Crash/Prestwick 25-12-54" cachet. Ni541225a.
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