Detail : Lot 133

Lot No: 133
Date: 1940, Apr 29
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: Censored WWII airmail KENYA TO ITALY, Nairobi to Verona, bs 7/5. Carried by the BOAC Poole-Durban service #DN266 from Mombasa 2/5 to Alexandria 4/5/ on the Short S23 flying boat 'Circe and on to Rome 6/5' on the Short S23 flying boat 'Cooee'. Then on by surface to Verona bs 7/5. Airmail etiquette label cover, sealed Nairobi B&W censor tape, franked 2/-. 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.

Bid:
(Flying Boats) Censored WWII airmail KENYA TO ITALY, Nairobi to Verona, bs 7/5. Carried by the BOAC Poole-Durban service #DN266 from Mombasa 2/5 to Alexandria 4/5/ on the Short S23 flying boat 'Circe and on to Rome 6/5' on the Short S23 flying boat 'Cooee'. Then on by surface to Verona bs 7/5. Airmail etiquette label cover, sealed Nairobi B&W censor tape, franked 2/-. 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) Censored WWII airmail KENYA TO ITALY, Nairobi to Verona, bs 7/5. Carried by the BOAC Poole-Durban service #DN266 from Mombasa 2/5 to Alexandria 4/5/ on the Short S23 flying boat 'Circe and on to Rome 6/5' on the Short S23 flying boat 'Cooee'. Then on by surface to Verona bs 7/5. Airmail etiquette label cover, sealed Nairobi B&W censor tape, franked 2/-. 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.