|Lot No: 343|
Date: 1939, Jul 26
Est. price: £65.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing
Description: Egypt to Malta, ALEXANDRIA TO VALLETA, The cover is a 'Blue Funnel Line' envelope bearing a 'Port Said/26 July 33) depart cds indicating transfer from cruise ship to Imperial Airways Africa Service flight #DN216. Carried on Caledonia, from Alexandria on 27/7 arriving Brindisi 27/7. Then on by sea to Malta, arriving Valetta b/s 31/3, bears postman?s chop 34, L.R.D. Franked 28 mils for 15 mils Imperial, 5mils Europe, 8mils excess. Interesting and unusual. Ex Proud.