|Lot No: 255|
Date: 1934, Jul 30
Est. price: £40.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.Description: Scarce First Flight, Kenya to Madagascar, NAIROBI to TANANARIVE, bs 4/8. Posted Nairobi 30/7 for carriage on the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA SOUTHBOUND SERVICE AS178, departed 31/78 on 'Helena' and arrived Broken Hill 1/8 where it was transferred to the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO TANANARIVE flown by Lefevre and Assolant, arriving 4/8. Plain TUNSTALL cover, FRANKED S2.10 for the new air rate . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection.. Some smudging along lower front edge from over inking of overlying cover. Hence reduced estimate. Would normally realise c £80.