Detail : Lot 123

Lot No: 123
Date: 1938, Apr 12
Est. price: £60.00
Category: GB External

Description: IMPERIAL AIRWAYS TEST LETTER, London to Khartoum bs 15/4, from the Traffic Manager Imperial AW London to the Traffic Manager Imperial AW Khartoum, carried on the FIRST SERVICE ON NEW ACCELERATED SOUTHAMPTON-DURBAN SERVICE DS83, flown by Ceres to Wadi Halfa, then by Canopus to Khartoum. Plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, typed "First regular accelerated service, Summer 1938". See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p149, pub 1991. Scarce.

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(GB External) IMPERIAL AIRWAYS TEST LETTER, London to Khartoum bs 15/4, from the Traffic Manager Imperial AW London to the Traffic Manager Imperial AW Khartoum, carried on the FIRST SERVICE ON NEW ACCELERATED SOUTHAMPTON-DURBAN SERVICE DS83, flown by Ceres to Wadi Halfa, then by Canopus to Khartoum.  Plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, typed "First regular accelerated service, Summer 1938".  See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p149, pub 1991. Scarce.
(GB External) IMPERIAL AIRWAYS TEST LETTER, London to Khartoum bs 15/4, from the Traffic Manager Imperial AW London to the Traffic Manager Imperial AW Khartoum, carried on the FIRST SERVICE ON NEW ACCELERATED SOUTHAMPTON-DURBAN SERVICE DS83, flown by Ceres to Wadi Halfa, then by Canopus to Khartoum.  Plain cover, franked 1 1/2d, typed "First regular accelerated service, Summer 1938".  See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p149, pub 1991. Scarce.