Detail: Lot 369

Lot No: 369
Date: 1925, Oct 27
Est. price: £175.00
Category: Nigeria

Description: RAF Experimental flight, Cairo to Kano, POA Nov 3rd, Kano dr. cds, plain cover addressed to Brig. General R. Ridgeway, C.B. and bearing ordinary Nigeria 1d and 1/2d stamps. No special cancellations or cachets were used but Squadron Leader, later Air Marshall, Arthur Coningham, put his initials 'AC' in bottom lh corner. Unfortunately a previous owner has tried to erase these on in this particular cover and only barely visible remnants remain. This notwithstanding it is a scarce item and bears a Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Bid:
(Nigeria) RAF Experimental flight, Cairo to Kano, POA Nov 3rd, Kano dr. cds, plain cover addressed to Brig. General R. Ridgeway, C.B. and bearing ordinary Nigeria 1d and 1/2d stamps. No special cancellations or cachets were  used but Squadron Leader, later Air Marshall, Arthur Coningham, put his initials 'AC'  in bottom lh corner. Unfortunately a previous owner has tried to erase these on in this particular cover and only barely visible remnants remain. This notwithstanding it is a scarce item and bears a Francis Field authentication hs verso.
(Nigeria) RAF Experimental flight, Cairo to Kano, POA Nov 3rd, Kano dr. cds, plain cover addressed to Brig. General R. Ridgeway, C.B. and bearing ordinary Nigeria 1d and 1/2d stamps. No special cancellations or cachets were  used but Squadron Leader, later Air Marshall, Arthur Coningham, put his initials 'AC'  in bottom lh corner. Unfortunately a previous owner has tried to erase these on in this particular cover and only barely visible remnants remain. This notwithstanding it is a scarce item and bears a Francis Field authentication hs verso.