Detail: Lot 295

Lot No: 295
Date: 1927, Feb 15
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Kenya

Description: First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, mail from Nairobi 14/2, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu bs 15/2 to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, then by Imperial AW from Cairo to London, franked Kenya and Uganda 75c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair. Closed flap tear, see image.

Bid:
(Kenya) First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, mail from Nairobi 14/2, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu bs 15/2 to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, then by Imperial AW from Cairo to London, franked  Kenya and Uganda 75c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair. Closed flap tear, see image.
(Kenya) First East African Experimental Air Mail Service, Capt. TA Gladstone, mail from Nairobi 14/2, addressed to London, carried on the return flight from Kisumu bs 15/2 to Khartoum, then by RAF from Khartoum to Cairo, then by Imperial AW from Cairo to London, franked  Kenya and Uganda 75c canc Nairobi cds, red circular "Kenya-Sudan/ 1st/Air Mail/Fe 15/27" cachet (see illustration p86 Newall). Plain cover with black/pale green etiquette rated 'a great rarity' by Mair. Closed flap tear, see image.