Detail : Lot 132

Lot No: 132
Date: 1940, Mar 4
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Uncensored WWII airmail, GB to Sudan, BEDFORD TO SHENDI, carried ALL THE WAY ON FLYING BOAT 'CASTOR' by BOAC POOLE-KISUMU service KS141 departing Poole 6/3, arriving Khartoum bs 11/3, and on 170 miles by surface Atbara, bs 12/3 and 80 miles to Shendi. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. Nice routing. The WWII flight details needed to work out the likely route of a specific cover can be difficult to find often requiring detailed research. For flight lists of the major wartime routes see Bridging the Continents in Wartime, Aitink and Hoverkamp, pub 2005.

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(Flying Boats) Uncensored WWII airmail, GB to Sudan, BEDFORD TO SHENDI, carried ALL THE WAY ON FLYING BOAT 'CASTOR' by BOAC POOLE-KISUMU service KS141 departing Poole 6/3, arriving Khartoum bs 11/3, and on 170 miles by surface Atbara, bs 12/3 and 80 miles to Shendi. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. Nice routing. The WWII flight details needed to work out the likely route of a specific cover can be difficult to find often requiring detailed research. For flight lists of the major wartime routes see Bridging the Continents in Wartime, Aitink and Hoverkamp, pub 2005.
(Flying Boats) Uncensored WWII airmail, GB to Sudan, BEDFORD TO SHENDI, carried ALL THE WAY ON FLYING BOAT 'CASTOR' by BOAC POOLE-KISUMU service KS141 departing Poole 6/3, arriving Khartoum bs 11/3, and on 170 miles by surface Atbara, bs 12/3 and 80 miles to Shendi. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. Nice routing. The WWII flight details needed to work out the likely route of a specific cover can be difficult to find often requiring detailed research. For flight lists of the major wartime routes see Bridging the Continents in Wartime, Aitink and Hoverkamp, pub 2005.