Detail : Lot 12

Lot No: 12
Date: 1930, Jul 27
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Australia

Description: Australia to London, typed 'AIR MAIL. BY AUSTRALIAN & KARACHI-LONDON/ORONSAY', airmail etiquette cover franked 10 1/2d, canc Sydney cds, by air to Perth on Adelaide-Perth service (confirmed by 10 1/2d postage, see Wingent p30), by sea from Freemantle on RM 'Oransay' to Colombo (c16 days), train to Karachi, then transfer to Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight (likely) # IW72 departing 19/8, arriving London 25/8. Flown by City of Karachi to Basra, City of Cairo to Cairo, train to Alexandria, City of Alexandria to Salonica, City of Birmingham to Cologne, train to London. The SS Oronsay was a British ocean liner servicing the GB-Australia route. Converted to a troopship in WWII and was sunk by an Italian submarine in 1942. Closed flap tear, see scan.

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(Australia) Australia to London, typed 'AIR MAIL. BY AUSTRALIAN & KARACHI-LONDON/ORONSAY', airmail etiquette cover franked 10 1/2d, canc Sydney cds, by air to Perth on Adelaide-Perth service (confirmed by 10 1/2d postage, see Wingent p30), by sea from Freemantle on RM 'Oransay' to Colombo (c16 days), train to Karachi, then transfer to Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight (likely) # IW72 departing 19/8, arriving London 25/8. Flown by City of Karachi to Basra, City of Cairo to Cairo, train to Alexandria, City of Alexandria to Salonica, City of Birmingham to Cologne, train to London. The SS Oronsay was a British ocean liner servicing the GB-Australia route. Converted to a troopship in WWII and was sunk by an Italian submarine in 1942. Closed flap tear, see scan.
(Australia) Australia to London, typed 'AIR MAIL. BY AUSTRALIAN & KARACHI-LONDON/ORONSAY', airmail etiquette cover franked 10 1/2d, canc Sydney cds, by air to Perth on Adelaide-Perth service (confirmed by 10 1/2d postage, see Wingent p30), by sea from Freemantle on RM 'Oransay' to Colombo (c16 days), train to Karachi, then transfer to Imperial Airways Eastern Service flight (likely) # IW72 departing 19/8, arriving London 25/8. Flown by City of Karachi to Basra, City of Cairo to Cairo, train to Alexandria, City of Alexandria to Salonica, City of Birmingham to Cologne, train to London. The SS Oronsay was a British ocean liner servicing the GB-Australia route. Converted to a troopship in WWII and was sunk by an Italian submarine in 1942. Closed flap tear, see scan.