Detail: Lot 408

Lot No: 408
Date: 1938, Jul 22
Est. price: £100.00
Category: South Africa

Description: SOUTH AFRICA to NEW ZEALAND, JOANNESBURG to CARTERTON, BY IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service DN 112 which left Jo'burg 24 July and arrived on 'Corsair' at Alexandria 27 July, then transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS Sydney Eastbound SE1 which left Alexandria 29/7 and carried on 'Capella' all the way to Sydney 6/8, and on by sea to Carterton, delivered 18/8 cds.Plain cover FRANKED 1 1/2d. SERVICE DN 112 carried the first African mail to Alexandria for Eastern destinations under the third stage of the EAMS. SERVICE SE1 carried the first mail to Australia, NZ, and British territories in SW Pacific under Stage 3 of EAMS. Super double EAMS first flight cover and a sophisticated item for the exhibit, ex Ted Proud archive.. South Africa to Germany, CAPE TOWN to BERLIN, 22/8 arrival cds, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN180 which left Jo'burg 15/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 19/8 on 'Hannibal', Cairo 21/8 on 'Scipio', arriving Brindisi 21/8 where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin backstamped 22/8, fine strike red Berlin C2 airmail receiver, registered 4d PSC with additiona 1/- for 4d reg and 1/- air rate. Nice item, ex Proud.

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(South Africa) SOUTH AFRICA to NEW ZEALAND, JOANNESBURG to CARTERTON, BY IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service DN 112 which left Jo'burg  24 July and arrived on 'Corsair' at Alexandria 27 July, then transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS Sydney Eastbound SE1 which left Alexandria 29/7 and carried on 'Capella' all the way to Sydney 6/8, and on by sea to Carterton, delivered 18/8 cds.Plain cover FRANKED 1 1/2d. SERVICE DN 112 carried the first African mail to Alexandria for Eastern destinations under the third stage of the EAMS. SERVICE SE1 carried the first mail to Australia, NZ, and British territories in SW Pacific under Stage 3 of EAMS. Super double EAMS first flight cover and a sophisticated item for the exhibit, ex Ted Proud archive..

South Africa to Germany, CAPE TOWN to BERLIN, 22/8 arrival cds, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN180 which left Jo'burg 15/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 19/8 on 'Hannibal', Cairo 21/8 on 'Scipio', arriving Brindisi 21/8  where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin backstamped 22/8, fine strike red Berlin C2 airmail receiver, registered 4d PSC with additiona 1/- for 4d reg and 1/- air rate. Nice item, ex Proud.
(South Africa) SOUTH AFRICA to NEW ZEALAND, JOANNESBURG to CARTERTON, BY IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA northbound service DN 112 which left Jo'burg  24 July and arrived on 'Corsair' at Alexandria 27 July, then transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS Sydney Eastbound SE1 which left Alexandria 29/7 and carried on 'Capella' all the way to Sydney 6/8, and on by sea to Carterton, delivered 18/8 cds.Plain cover FRANKED 1 1/2d. SERVICE DN 112 carried the first African mail to Alexandria for Eastern destinations under the third stage of the EAMS. SERVICE SE1 carried the first mail to Australia, NZ, and British territories in SW Pacific under Stage 3 of EAMS. Super double EAMS first flight cover and a sophisticated item for the exhibit, ex Ted Proud archive..

South Africa to Germany, CAPE TOWN to BERLIN, 22/8 arrival cds, by Imperial Airways Africa northbound service AN180 which left Jo'burg 15/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 19/8 on 'Hannibal', Cairo 21/8 on 'Scipio', arriving Brindisi 21/8  where transferred to DLH Athens-Berlin service arriving Berlin backstamped 22/8, fine strike red Berlin C2 airmail receiver, registered 4d PSC with additiona 1/- for 4d reg and 1/- air rate. Nice item, ex Proud.