Detail : Lot 129

Lot No: 129
Date: 1942, May 22
Est. price: £200.00
Category: Egypt

Description: First flight RESUMPTION PAN AM TRANSATLANTIC WARTIME SERVICE. censored airmail from Cairo to Butler, PA. From Cairo to Fisherman's Lake by air then onward to Miami by land based aircraft from Lagos. censored at Cairo and Miami, correctly franked 172ml (22ml surface and double the 75ml air surcharge). On 25 May 1942 Pan Am Africa started a service from cairo to Fisherman's Lake connecting West. Souvenir covers were forbidden by he Post Office but Pan Am's cairo staff prepared a few covers. A scarce and significant wartime item

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(Egypt) First flight RESUMPTION PAN AM TRANSATLANTIC WARTIME SERVICE. censored airmail from Cairo to Butler, PA. From Cairo to Fisherman's Lake by air then onward to Miami by land based aircraft from Lagos. censored at Cairo and Miami, correctly franked 172ml (22ml surface and double the 75ml air surcharge). On 25 May 1942 Pan Am Africa started a service from cairo to Fisherman's Lake connecting West. Souvenir covers were forbidden by he Post Office but Pan Am's cairo staff prepared a few covers. A scarce and significant wartime item
(Egypt) First flight RESUMPTION PAN AM TRANSATLANTIC WARTIME SERVICE. censored airmail from Cairo to Butler, PA. From Cairo to Fisherman's Lake by air then onward to Miami by land based aircraft from Lagos. censored at Cairo and Miami, correctly franked 172ml (22ml surface and double the 75ml air surcharge). On 25 May 1942 Pan Am Africa started a service from cairo to Fisherman's Lake connecting West. Souvenir covers were forbidden by he Post Office but Pan Am's cairo staff prepared a few covers. A scarce and significant wartime item