Detail: Lot 370

Lot No: 370
Date: 1929, Dec 22
Est. price: £225.00
Category: India

Description: Interrupted Bangkok-Delhi Goodwill Flight by three Siamese Army aircraft, franked 1925 air 10s,15s and 50s, canc special boxed "Goodwil/Flight/Bangkok-Delhi/Dec 22, 1929" depart cachet, registered (label) air cover, typed "By First Air Mail to India". The leading plane crashed early in the flight. All the mail was rescued and returned to Bangkok and forwarded to Calcutta, bs 15/1, by surface mail. This cover is one of only 9 signed by the pilot Capt Chang Nitinandana in consideration of a donation to the memorial fund for his co-pilot who was killed in the crash. Ni 291222. A nice item in fine condition.

Bid:
(India) Interrupted Bangkok-Delhi Goodwill Flight by three Siamese Army aircraft, franked 1925 air 10s,15s and 50s, canc special boxed "Goodwil/Flight/Bangkok-Delhi/Dec 22, 1929" depart cachet, registered (label) air cover, typed "By First Air Mail to India". The leading plane crashed early in the flight. All the mail was rescued and returned to Bangkok and forwarded to Calcutta, bs 15/1, by surface mail. This cover is one of only 9 signed by the pilot Capt Chang Nitinandana in consideration of a donation to the memorial fund for his co-pilot who was killed in the crash. Ni 291222. A nice item in fine condition.
(India) Interrupted Bangkok-Delhi Goodwill Flight by three Siamese Army aircraft, franked 1925 air 10s,15s and 50s, canc special boxed "Goodwil/Flight/Bangkok-Delhi/Dec 22, 1929" depart cachet, registered (label) air cover, typed "By First Air Mail to India". The leading plane crashed early in the flight. All the mail was rescued and returned to Bangkok and forwarded to Calcutta, bs 15/1, by surface mail. This cover is one of only 9 signed by the pilot Capt Chang Nitinandana in consideration of a donation to the memorial fund for his co-pilot who was killed in the crash. Ni 291222. A nice item in fine condition.