Detail : Lot 157

Lot No: 157
Date: 1932, Aug 8
Est. price: £40.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to WADI HALFA bs 14/8, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to W.Halfa. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at REDUCED air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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(GB External) LONDON to WADI HALFA bs 14/8, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to W.Halfa. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at REDUCED air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
(GB External) LONDON to WADI HALFA bs 14/8, PC correctly rated 3d, flown on IAW southbound service AS#76, by flying boat Scipio from Brindisi to W.Halfa. This service carried the first dispatch of postcards from GB at REDUCED air mail rate. See Movements of Aircraft on Imperial Airways African Route 1931-1939, P Wingent, p28, pub 1991. Francis Field authentication hs verso.