Detail : Lot 252

Lot No: 252
Date: 1950, Dec 20
Est. price: £150.00
Category: GB Internal

Description: Royal Air Force Christmas 1950 mail Drop to Ocean Weather Ship 'Weather Recorder', plain cover franked GB 2 1/2d, postmarked Glasgow 20 Dec 1950, val Weather Ship's handstamp and signed by the Ship's Master, Capt. A.W.Proud, also black three line "1950 Xmas/Drop Mail/29 Dec 1950" handstamp, and red ms 'For Delivery at Sea'. Only ten such covers flown. Also an official OWS compliment clip signed by the Captain, an original B&W photograph showing the containers dropped near the bows of the ship, and three newspaper cuttings. A superb exhibit item.

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(GB Internal) Royal Air Force Christmas 1950 mail Drop to Ocean Weather Ship 'Weather Recorder', plain cover franked GB 2 1/2d, postmarked Glasgow 20 Dec 1950, val Weather Ship's handstamp and signed by the Ship's Master, Capt. A.W.Proud, also black three line "1950 Xmas/Drop Mail/29 Dec 1950" handstamp, and red ms 'For Delivery at Sea'. Only ten such covers flown. Also an official OWS compliment clip signed by the Captain, an original B&W photograph showing the containers dropped near the bows of the ship, and three newspaper cuttings. A superb exhibit item.
(GB Internal) Royal Air Force Christmas 1950 mail Drop to Ocean Weather Ship 'Weather Recorder', plain cover franked GB 2 1/2d, postmarked Glasgow 20 Dec 1950, val Weather Ship's handstamp and signed by the Ship's Master, Capt. A.W.Proud, also black three line "1950 Xmas/Drop Mail/29 Dec 1950" handstamp, and red ms 'For Delivery at Sea'. Only ten such covers flown. Also an official OWS compliment clip signed by the Captain, an original B&W photograph showing the containers dropped near the bows of the ship, and three newspaper cuttings. A superb exhibit item.