Detail : Lot 345

Lot No: 345
Date: 1939, Aug 10
Est. price: £45.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: USA to Southern Rhodesia, SAN FRANCISCO to SALISBURY, by US internal air service to New York and on from Port Washington by PAN AM N11 DIXIE CLIPPER which left 12/8 arriving Southampton 13/8. Transferred to Imperial Airways Southampton-Durban Service flight #DS223 which left 16 August and was flown all the way by 'Cassiopia' to Beira arriving 21/8. Transferred to RHODESIA AND NYASLAND AIRWAYS arriving Salisbury 22/8 arrival cds. Readdressed 22 August. Franked 55c for 52c air rate, 3c excess. Closed tear top edge 50c stamp and flap missing, but interesting item notwithstanding. See scan

Bid:
(Scarce and Unusual Routing) USA to Southern Rhodesia, SAN FRANCISCO to SALISBURY, by US internal air service to New York and on from Port Washington  by PAN AM N11 DIXIE CLIPPER which left 12/8 arriving Southampton 13/8.  Transferred to Imperial Airways Southampton-Durban Service flight #DS223  which left 16 August and was flown all the way by 'Cassiopia' to Beira arriving 21/8. Transferred to RHODESIA AND NYASLAND AIRWAYS arriving Salisbury 22/8 arrival cds. Readdressed 22 August. Franked 55c for 52c air rate, 3c excess. Closed tear top edge 50c stamp and flap missing, but interesting item notwithstanding. See scan
(Scarce and Unusual Routing) USA to Southern Rhodesia, SAN FRANCISCO to SALISBURY, by US internal air service to New York and on from Port Washington  by PAN AM N11 DIXIE CLIPPER which left 12/8 arriving Southampton 13/8.  Transferred to Imperial Airways Southampton-Durban Service flight #DS223  which left 16 August and was flown all the way by 'Cassiopia' to Beira arriving 21/8. Transferred to RHODESIA AND NYASLAND AIRWAYS arriving Salisbury 22/8 arrival cds. Readdressed 22 August. Franked 55c for 52c air rate, 3c excess. Closed tear top edge 50c stamp and flap missing, but interesting item notwithstanding. See scan