Detail : Lot 159

Lot No: 159
Date: 1933, Apr 26
Est. price: £100.00
Category: GB External

Description: LONDON to KHARTOUM, carried on the first ACCELERATION of LONDON-CAPE TOWN SERVICE, reduced from 11 to 10 days when Cairo-Khartoum leg flown in one day. Imprinted etiquette cover correctly rated 5d, canc London/Air Mail/26 Apr 33 cds, bs Khartoum 30/4, typed "First Flight, Accelerated Service". Carried on IAW frica southbound service AS 113 from Paris to Brindisi by rail, to Alexandria by Sylvanus, and to Khartoum by Hadrian. Scarce item, not listed by Morton, 2005. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

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(GB External) LONDON to KHARTOUM, carried on the first ACCELERATION of  LONDON-CAPE TOWN SERVICE, reduced from 11 to 10 days when Cairo-Khartoum leg flown in one day. Imprinted etiquette cover correctly rated 5d, canc London/Air Mail/26 Apr 33 cds, bs Khartoum 30/4, typed "First Flight, Accelerated Service". Carried on IAW frica southbound service AS 113 from Paris to Brindisi by rail, to Alexandria by Sylvanus, and to Khartoum by Hadrian. Scarce item, not listed by Morton, 2005. Francis Field authentication hs verso.
(GB External) LONDON to KHARTOUM, carried on the first ACCELERATION of  LONDON-CAPE TOWN SERVICE, reduced from 11 to 10 days when Cairo-Khartoum leg flown in one day. Imprinted etiquette cover correctly rated 5d, canc London/Air Mail/26 Apr 33 cds, bs Khartoum 30/4, typed "First Flight, Accelerated Service". Carried on IAW frica southbound service AS 113 from Paris to Brindisi by rail, to Alexandria by Sylvanus, and to Khartoum by Hadrian. Scarce item, not listed by Morton, 2005. Francis Field authentication hs verso.