Detail: Lot 151

Lot No: 151
Date: 1935, Jul 11
Est. price: £15.00
Category: GB External

Description: Airmail to ship, Eastbourne to Hammerfest, Norway, fine arrival ds's on front and verso, sepia PPC showing Eastbourne pier in early morning, franked blue 2 1/2d SG (uncommon on cover), addressed to the ship's purser RMS Carinthia. A Cunard transatlantic passenger liner. converted into an armed merchant cruiser at start of WW II, and was torpedoed and sunk off Irish coast in 1940. Interesting.

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(GB External) Airmail to ship, Eastbourne to Hammerfest, Norway, fine arrival ds's on front and verso, sepia PPC showing Eastbourne pier in early morning, franked blue 2 1/2d SG (uncommon on cover), addressed to the ship's purser RMS Carinthia. A Cunard transatlantic passenger liner. converted into an armed merchant cruiser at start of WW II, and was torpedoed and sunk off Irish coast in 1940. Interesting.
(GB External) Airmail to ship, Eastbourne to Hammerfest, Norway, fine arrival ds's on front and verso, sepia PPC showing Eastbourne pier in early morning, franked blue 2 1/2d SG (uncommon on cover), addressed to the ship's purser RMS Carinthia. A Cunard transatlantic passenger liner. converted into an armed merchant cruiser at start of WW II, and was torpedoed and sunk off Irish coast in 1940. Interesting.