Detail : Lot 240

Lot No: 240
Date: 1935, Apr 1
Est. price: £75.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Provincial Airways Ltd Plymouth to Hull service, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Leicester 1 Apr 35, typed '1ST PROVINCIAL /AIRWAYS LTD/PLYMOUTH-HULL SERVICE'. Not listed in Baldwyn, so date of first service is difficult to confirm. The only references we could find were Stroud "1935, March 4, Provincial Airways began Hull-Grimsby-Nottingham-Leicester-Southampton to connect with Croydon-Plymouth service", also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincial_Airways. A scarce item and one for the exhibit.

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(GB Internal) Provincial Airways Ltd Plymouth to Hull service, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Leicester 1 Apr 35, typed '1ST PROVINCIAL /AIRWAYS LTD/PLYMOUTH-HULL SERVICE'. Not listed in Baldwyn, so date of first service is difficult to confirm. The  only references we could find were Stroud  "1935, March 4, Provincial Airways began Hull-Grimsby-Nottingham-Leicester-Southampton to connect with Croydon-Plymouth service", also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincial_Airways.  A scarce item and one for the exhibit.
(GB Internal) Provincial Airways Ltd Plymouth to Hull service, airmail etiquette cover franked 1 1/2d, canc Leicester 1 Apr 35, typed '1ST PROVINCIAL /AIRWAYS LTD/PLYMOUTH-HULL SERVICE'. Not listed in Baldwyn, so date of first service is difficult to confirm. The  only references we could find were Stroud  "1935, March 4, Provincial Airways began Hull-Grimsby-Nottingham-Leicester-Southampton to connect with Croydon-Plymouth service", also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincial_Airways.  A scarce item and one for the exhibit.