|Lot No: 11|
Date: 1927, Jan 11
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Alex Newall personal collection
Description: Opening of Cairo-Baghdad-Basra service, Imperial Airways first flight, Cairo-Baghdad-Basra-Karaci, bs 20/1, airmail etiquette cover franked 25ml (rate to UK 10ml + air to Iraq 10ml + surcharge to India 3ml). IAW first company flight.. Reference # 27.03b, Alexander Newall, 'British External Airmails Until 1934', 2nd edition 1996.