Detail : Lot 221

Lot No: 221
Date: 1933, Aug 25
Est. price: £65.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: International Airlines/Western Air Express, Southampton to London. plain cover franked 1 1/2d cancelled on arrival in London 25 Aug, black/yellow 'IA/Western Air Express' stamp tied by purple three line 'First Flight/Fri 25-8-33/Croydon' cachet but without indication of dispatch town apart from typed inscription (Baldwyn #351/88/g). Also see Redgrove p18, "This service was poorly advertised and short lived. Relatively few covers were carried and none are common".

Bid:
(GB Internal) International Airlines/Western Air Express, Southampton to London. plain cover franked 1 1/2d cancelled on arrival in London 25 Aug, black/yellow 'IA/Western Air Express' stamp tied by purple three line 'First Flight/Fri 25-8-33/Croydon' cachet but without indication of dispatch town apart from typed inscription (Baldwyn #351/88/g). Also see Redgrove p18, "This service was poorly advertised and short lived. Relatively few covers were carried and none are common".
(GB Internal) International Airlines/Western Air Express, Southampton to London. plain cover franked 1 1/2d cancelled on arrival in London 25 Aug, black/yellow 'IA/Western Air Express' stamp tied by purple three line 'First Flight/Fri 25-8-33/Croydon' cachet but without indication of dispatch town apart from typed inscription (Baldwyn #351/88/g). Also see Redgrove p18, "This service was poorly advertised and short lived. Relatively few covers were carried and none are common".