Detail : Lot 416

Lot No: 416
Date: 1939, Dec 29
Est. price: £25.00
Category: Sweden

Description: DELAYED airmail Sweden to Sudan, UPSALLA TO SINGA (350 km from Khartoum). By train to Athens then on Imperial Airways Africa Kisumu South Service KS132 which left Southampton 3/1/40 1940 arriving Khartoum 7 /1 (b/s) and on by surface to Singa bs 8/1. FLOWN ALL THE WAY ON THE THE SHORT EMPIRE FLYING BOAT 'CLYDE', The flight was DELAYED at Bicarosse from 3 to 5 January by bad weather. Franked 50ore. Uncommon origin for IAW mail. Letter inside. Rough opening flap verso, see scan. The service was 9 days late departing from Durban likely NO AIRCRAFT AVAILABLE - ALL WEATHERBOUMD IN UK AND EUROPE ( Wingent, pers comm.). Nice item - scarce and interesting..

Bid:
(Sweden) DELAYED airmail Sweden to Sudan, UPSALLA TO SINGA (350 km from Khartoum). By train to Athens then on Imperial Airways Africa Kisumu South Service KS132 which left Southampton 3/1/40 1940 arriving Khartoum 7 /1 (b/s) and on by surface to Singa bs 8/1. FLOWN ALL THE WAY ON THE THE SHORT EMPIRE FLYING BOAT 'CLYDE', The flight was DELAYED at Bicarosse from 3 to 5 January by bad weather. Franked 50ore. Uncommon origin for IAW mail. Letter inside. Rough opening flap verso, see scan. 



 The service was 9 days late departing from Durban likely NO AIRCRAFT AVAILABLE - ALL WEATHERBOUMD IN UK AND EUROPE ( Wingent, pers comm.). Nice item - scarce and interesting..
(Sweden) DELAYED airmail Sweden to Sudan, UPSALLA TO SINGA (350 km from Khartoum). By train to Athens then on Imperial Airways Africa Kisumu South Service KS132 which left Southampton 3/1/40 1940 arriving Khartoum 7 /1 (b/s) and on by surface to Singa bs 8/1. FLOWN ALL THE WAY ON THE THE SHORT EMPIRE FLYING BOAT 'CLYDE', The flight was DELAYED at Bicarosse from 3 to 5 January by bad weather. Franked 50ore. Uncommon origin for IAW mail. Letter inside. Rough opening flap verso, see scan. 



 The service was 9 days late departing from Durban likely NO AIRCRAFT AVAILABLE - ALL WEATHERBOUMD IN UK AND EUROPE ( Wingent, pers comm.). Nice item - scarce and interesting..