Detail: Lot 245

Lot No: 245
Date: 1925, Mar 2
Est. price: £85.00
Category: GB External

Description: First regular service flight London to Durban, 2 Mar 1925 arrival ds on front, carried from Great Britain to Cape Town on the Union Castle mail steamer "Windsor Castle", then Cape Town- Durban on the 1st flight of the first Govt. Experimental Airmail Service, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 7 1/2d. black straight line "By Air Mail" handstamp, ms Capetown-Durban/Experimental Air Route". A nice historical item.

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(GB External) First regular service flight London to Durban, 2 Mar 1925 arrival ds on front, carried from Great Britain to Cape Town on the Union Castle mail steamer "Windsor Castle", then Cape Town- Durban on the 1st flight of the first Govt. Experimental Airmail Service, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 7 1/2d. black straight line "By Air Mail" handstamp, ms Capetown-Durban/Experimental Air Route". A nice historical item.
(GB External) First regular service flight London to Durban, 2 Mar 1925 arrival ds on front, carried from Great Britain to Cape Town on the Union Castle mail steamer "Windsor Castle", then Cape Town- Durban on the 1st flight of the first Govt. Experimental Airmail Service, airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 7 1/2d. black straight line "By Air Mail" handstamp, ms Capetown-Durban/Experimental Air Route". A nice historical item.