Detail : Lot 346

Lot No: 346
Date: 1939, Sep 8
Est. price: £100.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routing

Description: Uncensored airmail cover Kenya to GB, NAIVASHA (250 miles from Nairobi) TO BOURNEMOUTH. Carried on NAIROBI-KISUMU SHUTTLE BY WILSON AIRWAYS, transferred to Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight DN229 on flying boat Canopus which left KIsumu 10/9 arriving Alex 12/9, then on flying boat Camilla arriving Poole 15/9, and delivered Bournemouth 18/9 bs. Plain cover franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. An item of aerophilatelic and historical significance - FIRST DN SERVICE TO NEW WARTIME SCHEDULE; FIRST SERVICE TO CARRY S. AFRICAN MAIL AT 1/3d WARTIME RATE; DELAYED 1 DAY AT MALAKAL WITH WIRELESS TROUBLE. Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. to UK. By DN229 which left Mombasa 10 September and arrived Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September.

Bid:
(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Uncensored airmail cover Kenya to GB, NAIVASHA (250 miles from Nairobi) TO BOURNEMOUTH. Carried on NAIROBI-KISUMU SHUTTLE BY WILSON AIRWAYS, transferred to Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight  DN229 on flying boat Canopus which left KIsumu 10/9 arriving Alex 12/9, then on flying boat Camilla arriving Poole 15/9, and delivered Bournemouth 18/9 bs. Plain cover franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. An item of aerophilatelic and historical significance - FIRST DN SERVICE TO NEW WARTIME SCHEDULE; FIRST SERVICE TO CARRY S. AFRICAN MAIL AT 1/3d WARTIME RATE; DELAYED 1 DAY AT MALAKAL WITH WIRELESS TROUBLE.






Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. to UK. By DN229 which left Mombasa 10 September and arrived Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September.
(Scarce and Unusual Routing) Uncensored airmail cover Kenya to GB, NAIVASHA (250 miles from Nairobi) TO BOURNEMOUTH. Carried on NAIROBI-KISUMU SHUTTLE BY WILSON AIRWAYS, transferred to Imperial Airways Durban-Southampton Service flight  DN229 on flying boat Canopus which left KIsumu 10/9 arriving Alex 12/9, then on flying boat Camilla arriving Poole 15/9, and delivered Bournemouth 18/9 bs. Plain cover franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. An item of aerophilatelic and historical significance - FIRST DN SERVICE TO NEW WARTIME SCHEDULE; FIRST SERVICE TO CARRY S. AFRICAN MAIL AT 1/3d WARTIME RATE; DELAYED 1 DAY AT MALAKAL WITH WIRELESS TROUBLE.






Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September. to UK. By DN229 which left Mombasa 10 September and arrived Southampton 15 September being delayed one day by a forced landing at Malakal due to weather. Readdressed 18 September (b/s). Franked 1/30c for Empire rate introduced 3 September.