Detail: Lot 204

Lot No: 204
Date: 1929, Aug 26
Est. price: £150.00 £127.50
Category: GB External

Description: Galway to Montreal, cover intended to be flown on the experimental return flight from London to Galway, thence to New York by sea, then onward to Montreal. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc 'Croydon Surrey/Aug 26 1929' cds tying dark blue/back airmail etiquette, also tied by a purple double bar Jusqu'a applied in New York, typed 'By Air Mail Croydon-Galway I.F.S./thence to New York by German packet'. The German packet could well have been the SS Karlsruhe, which docked in Galway early on 26th August, 1929.

(GB External) Galway to Montreal, cover intended to be flown on the experimental return flight from London to Galway, thence to New York by sea, then onward to Montreal. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc 'Croydon Surrey/Aug 26 1929' cds tying dark blue/back airmail etiquette, also tied by a purple double bar Jusqu'a applied in New York, typed 'By Air Mail Croydon-Galway I.F.S./thence to New York by German packet'. The German packet could well have been the SS Karlsruhe, which docked in Galway early on 26th August, 1929.
(GB External) Galway to Montreal, cover intended to be flown on the experimental return flight from London to Galway, thence to New York by sea, then onward to Montreal. Plain cover franked 1 1/2d canc 'Croydon Surrey/Aug 26 1929' cds tying dark blue/back airmail etiquette, also tied by a purple double bar Jusqu'a applied in New York, typed 'By Air Mail Croydon-Galway I.F.S./thence to New York by German packet'. The German packet could well have been the SS Karlsruhe, which docked in Galway early on 26th August, 1929.