Detail: Lot 145

Lot No: 145
Date: 1934, Sep 12
Est. price: £85.00
Category: French Indochina

Description: Indochina to Madagascar, SAIGON TO TAMATAVE, left Bangkok 15/9, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Baghdad b/s 20/9 where it was transferred to the Imperial Airways westbound service IW 285 and carried on 'Hanno' to Cairo b/s 22/9. Sent by road/rail to Port Said b/s 22/9 and then on by sea to the port city of Tamatave bs 22/10. The official sea freight transit time is 21-25 days (would usually have been flown on to Broken Hill, then by Reggie Malgache toTananarive). Plain cover, black framed 'Saigon-(ms)Tamative' Jusqu'a, franked 83c for 6c Colonial and 77c air fee.$1.38. Nice item, good routing, and an interesting exception to the general rule, so good for the exhibit. Ex Proud.

Bid:
(French Indochina) Indochina to Madagascar, SAIGON TO TAMATAVE, left Bangkok 15/9, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Baghdad b/s 20/9 where it was transferred to the Imperial Airways westbound service IW 285 and carried on 'Hanno'  to Cairo b/s 22/9. Sent by road/rail to Port Said b/s 22/9 and then on by sea to the port city of Tamatave bs 22/10. The official sea freight transit time is 21-25 days (would usually have been flown on to Broken Hill, then by Reggie Malgache toTananarive). Plain cover, black framed 'Saigon-(ms)Tamative' Jusqu'a, franked 83c for 6c Colonial and 77c air fee.$1.38. Nice item, good routing, and an interesting exception to the general rule, so good for the exhibit.  Ex Proud.
(French Indochina) Indochina to Madagascar, SAIGON TO TAMATAVE, left Bangkok 15/9, carried on Air France Far East service weekly service to Baghdad b/s 20/9 where it was transferred to the Imperial Airways westbound service IW 285 and carried on 'Hanno'  to Cairo b/s 22/9. Sent by road/rail to Port Said b/s 22/9 and then on by sea to the port city of Tamatave bs 22/10. The official sea freight transit time is 21-25 days (would usually have been flown on to Broken Hill, then by Reggie Malgache toTananarive). Plain cover, black framed 'Saigon-(ms)Tamative' Jusqu'a, franked 83c for 6c Colonial and 77c air fee.$1.38. Nice item, good routing, and an interesting exception to the general rule, so good for the exhibit.  Ex Proud.