Detail: Lot 248

Lot No: 248
Date: 1937, Dec 5
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Interruptions and Accidents
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.

Description: Flying boat "Cygnus" accident at Brindisi, left Karachi en route India to England, no arrival ds, stamps washed off, black boxed cachet "Damaged By Sea Water". Identified by cachet Ni 371205b and verso sealed black/brown GB GPO 'Found open or damaged and officially secured' tape, see scan.

Bid:
(Interruptions and Accidents) Flying boat "Cygnus" accident at Brindisi, left Karachi en route India to England, no arrival ds, stamps washed off, black boxed cachet "Damaged By Sea Water". Identified by cachet Ni 371205b and verso sealed black/brown GB GPO 'Found open or damaged and officially secured' tape, see scan.
(Interruptions and Accidents) Flying boat "Cygnus" accident at Brindisi, left Karachi en route India to England, no arrival ds, stamps washed off, black boxed cachet "Damaged By Sea Water". Identified by cachet Ni 371205b and verso sealed black/brown GB GPO 'Found open or damaged and officially secured' tape, see scan.