Detail: Lot 395

Lot No: 395
Date: 1934, Mar 15
Est. price: £50.00
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 Iraq to Kenya, BASRAH TO MOMBASA, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS WESTBOUND SERVICE IW258 which left Karachi 15 /3 on Aurora, arriving Cairo 17/3 on Hadrian via Baghdad where transferred to Horsa for carriage on the IAW AFRICAN SERVICE AS159 to Nairobi where transferred to WILSON AIRWAYS for carriage to Mombasa, 21/3 arrival ds's front and verso. Airmail etiquette cover, ms 'By Imperial Airways - Iraq/East Africa', franked 50mls. Nice item, 6 day transit via three different services.

Bid:
(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Airmail Iraq to Kenya, BASRAH TO MOMBASA, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS WESTBOUND SERVICE IW258  which left Karachi 15 /3 on Aurora, arriving Cairo 17/3 on Hadrian via Baghdad where transferred to Horsa for carriage on the IAW AFRICAN SERVICE AS159  to Nairobi where transferred to WILSON AIRWAYS for carriage to Mombasa, 21/3 arrival ds's front and verso. Airmail etiquette cover, ms 'By Imperial Airways - Iraq/East Africa', franked 50mls. Nice item, 6 day transit via three different services.
(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Airmail Iraq to Kenya, BASRAH TO MOMBASA, carried on IMPERIAL AIRWAYS WESTBOUND SERVICE IW258  which left Karachi 15 /3 on Aurora, arriving Cairo 17/3 on Hadrian via Baghdad where transferred to Horsa for carriage on the IAW AFRICAN SERVICE AS159  to Nairobi where transferred to WILSON AIRWAYS for carriage to Mombasa, 21/3 arrival ds's front and verso. Airmail etiquette cover, ms 'By Imperial Airways - Iraq/East Africa', franked 50mls. Nice item, 6 day transit via three different services.