Detail: Lot 429

Lot No: 429
Date: 1931, Dec 12
Est. price: £30.00
Category: Sudan

Description: F/F Wadi Halfa to Windhoek, bs 21/12, via Johannesburg 21/12, carried on the AS 198 in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, and then on the South West Africa Airway's FIRST EXTENSION FROM KIMBERLEY TO WINDHOEK, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 9x5ml 'Air Mail' opt, canc Sudan Air Mail/Halfa cds, black Halfa-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Small mail. Nice item.

Bid:
(Sudan) F/F Wadi Halfa to Windhoek, bs 21/12, via Johannesburg 21/12, carried on the  AS 198 in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, and then on the South West Africa Airway's FIRST EXTENSION FROM KIMBERLEY TO WINDHOEK, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 9x5ml 'Air Mail' opt, canc Sudan Air Mail/Halfa cds, black Halfa-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Small mail. Nice item.
(Sudan) F/F Wadi Halfa to Windhoek, bs 21/12, via Johannesburg 21/12, carried on the  AS 198 in order to place and test aircraft over the new southern part of the route in preparation for the opening of regular services which commenced in January 1932, and then on the South West Africa Airway's FIRST EXTENSION FROM KIMBERLEY TO WINDHOEK, blue/orange/cream Springbok souvenir cover franked 9x5ml 'Air Mail' opt, canc Sudan Air Mail/Halfa cds, black Halfa-Cape Town 'biplane' cachet. Small mail. Nice item.