|Lot No: 380|
Date: 1934, Dec 6
Est. price: £35.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.Description: Airmail JAMAICA TO UGANDA, HALF WAY TO ENTEBBE, by air to New York, then by sea to UK, then by IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA SOUTHBOUND SERVICE AS176 which left Croydon 26/12 on Syrinx, departed Khartoum 30/12 on Hengist arriving Entebbe 31/12 arrival ds on front. Redirected by road to Kitale 3/1/35 via Kampala 1/1. Airmail etiquette cover franked 1/3d. First southbound African service by Hengist after conversion from European to Eastern standard, ref Wingent p65. Uncommon origin/destination, see scan, ex Proud..