Detail : Lot 178

Lot No: 178
Date: 1934, Jul 9
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: FIRST DISPATCH OF MAIL FOR MADAGASCAR, London to Tananarive, bs 4/8, plain cover franked 2/-, ms "London-Madagascar (first dispatch)". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new feeder service to Madagascar. Due to early announcement by IAW and British PO, mail waited for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item rated 180u by Newall.

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(GB External) FIRST DISPATCH OF MAIL FOR MADAGASCAR, London to Tananarive, bs 4/8, plain cover franked 2/-, ms "London-Madagascar (first dispatch)". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new feeder service to Madagascar. Due to early announcement by IAW and British PO, mail waited for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item rated 180u by Newall.
(GB External) FIRST DISPATCH OF MAIL FOR MADAGASCAR, London to Tananarive, bs 4/8, plain cover franked 2/-, ms "London-Madagascar (first dispatch)". Carried by Imperial AW to Broken Hill, then by LeFevre and Assolant on the new feeder service to Madagascar. Due to early announcement by IAW and British PO, mail waited for two weeks at Broken Hill, see Wingent p60. Scarce item rated 180u by Newall.