Detail : Lot 156

Lot No: 156
Date: 1932, Aug 8
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON TO DELHI, 20/8 arrival ds on front, Flown on IAW eastbound service IE177 by Horatius & Hengist to Brindisi, Satyrus to Cairo and Hannibal to Karachi, then by Delhi Flying Club to Delhi. This service carried the first dispatch of PC's from GB to Egypt, India, Iraq, Palestine, Persia and Australia at the new reduced air mail rate. PC correctly rated 4d for the new PC air mail rate to Delhi. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways Eastern Route 1931-1939, Vol 1, P Wingent, pub 1999, pp79,80. Lots of features and a great item for the exhibit.

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(GB External) LONDON TO DELHI, 20/8 arrival ds on front,  Flown on IAW eastbound service IE177 by Horatius & Hengist to Brindisi, Satyrus to Cairo and Hannibal to Karachi, then by Delhi Flying Club to Delhi. This service carried the first dispatch of PC's from GB to Egypt, India, Iraq, Palestine, Persia and Australia at the new reduced air mail rate.  PC correctly rated 4d for the new PC air mail rate to Delhi. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways Eastern Route 1931-1939, Vol 1, P Wingent, pub 1999, pp79,80. Lots of features and a great item for the exhibit.
(GB External) LONDON TO DELHI, 20/8 arrival ds on front,  Flown on IAW eastbound service IE177 by Horatius & Hengist to Brindisi, Satyrus to Cairo and Hannibal to Karachi, then by Delhi Flying Club to Delhi. This service carried the first dispatch of PC's from GB to Egypt, India, Iraq, Palestine, Persia and Australia at the new reduced air mail rate.  PC correctly rated 4d for the new PC air mail rate to Delhi. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways Eastern Route 1931-1939, Vol 1, P Wingent, pub 1999, pp79,80. Lots of features and a great item for the exhibit.