Detail : Lot 156

Lot No: 156
Date: 1931, May 8
Est. price: £30.00
Category: GB External

Description: London to Mombasa, bs 22/5, flown Imperial Airways Africa service AS11 to Mwanza bs18/5, via KIsumu bs19/5, and on to Mombasa by surface, bs 22/5. Unusually, carried over the entire length of the African route by the same plane, the Short S8 Calcutta, G-EBVH 'City of Athens', see Wingent p6. Plain cover, correctly rated 11 1/2d, canc uncommon London Air Mail cds with wavy top.

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(GB External) London to Mombasa, bs 22/5, flown Imperial Airways Africa service AS11 to Mwanza bs18/5,  via KIsumu bs19/5, and on to Mombasa by surface, bs 22/5. Unusually, carried over the entire length of the African route by the same plane, the Short S8 Calcutta, G-EBVH 'City of Athens', see Wingent p6. Plain cover, correctly rated 11 1/2d, canc uncommon London Air Mail cds with wavy top.
(GB External) London to Mombasa, bs 22/5, flown Imperial Airways Africa service AS11 to Mwanza bs18/5,  via KIsumu bs19/5, and on to Mombasa by surface, bs 22/5. Unusually, carried over the entire length of the African route by the same plane, the Short S8 Calcutta, G-EBVH 'City of Athens', see Wingent p6. Plain cover, correctly rated 11 1/2d, canc uncommon London Air Mail cds with wavy top.