|Lot No: 14|
Date: 1929, Dec 28
Est. price: £200.00
Category: 'Alex Newall covers selected for his personal collection and with descriptions taken from his original sheets
Description: Imperial Airways Charter, route extension to Jodhpur and Delhi, first flight after the official announcement, Berlin-LONDON-Karachi-Jodhpur-DELHI, German overseas rate (1.6.29 - 30.4.30) 15pf, British air charge to India for 1/2oz 5d. The correct rate from Britain was: Basic 2 1/2d + 5d = 7 1/2d. Short of 2d the letter attracted a postage due charge (T). Ref # 29.32c3, A. S. Newall, British External Airmails until 1934 (2nd Ed), pub 1996.