Detail: Lot 380

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..

Bid:
(Scarce and Unusual Routings) 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..
(Scarce and Unusual Routings) 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..