Detail : Lot 219

Lot No: 219
Date: 1942, May 25
Est. price: £50.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: WARTIME SERVICES TO IRELAND. On 13th September 1939 all airmail services were suspended due to the declaration of war. On 1st August 1941 RAS opened a mail carrying service between Belfast and Liverpool with the addition of a 3d air fee. Hence the inclusive charge of 5 1/2d on this cover from sent from Ballymena to Hampshire. Few such items survived - it was wartime and there were no distinguishing marks. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, p 72,73.

Bid:
(GB Internal) WARTIME SERVICES TO IRELAND. On 13th September 1939 all airmail services were suspended due to the declaration of war. On 1st August 1941 RAS opened a mail carrying service between Belfast and Liverpool with the addition of a 3d air fee. Hence the inclusive charge  of 5 1/2d on this cover from sent from Ballymena to Hampshire. Few such items survived - it was wartime and there were no  distinguishing marks. See Railway Air Services, John Stroud, p 72,73.