Detail : Lot 448

Lot No: 448
Date: 1933, Nov 24
Est. price: £125.00
Category: Scarce/Unusual Routing

Description: Germany to Tanganyika, FLENSBURG TO KILIMANJARO, bs10/12. By rail to Athens, then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight AS144 leaving Athens 2/12 on Scipio, transferred to Hanno at Khartoum on 4/12 and to Amalthea at Kisumu on 5/12 , arriving Moshi bs 6/12. Transferred to the Tanga-Kilimanjaro TPO Down on 7/12 bs, then readdressed and put back on Tanga-Kilimanjaro TPO Down 10/12 to Mnyusi. Cover bears Ms '24gr, correctly rated RM1.40 for 40pf UPU (25pf for first 20gr + 15pf for next 20gr and FIVE AIR FEES OF 20PF per 5gr. The Hasani Estate was in Makanya (near the Tanga Railway Line), in the north of the country near the border with the Kenya. Superb item - great routing and franking and rich in social/colonial history - see http://ashvinsblog.blogspot.com/2005/11/farm-in-africa.html

Bid:
(Scarce/Unusual Routing) Germany to Tanganyika, FLENSBURG TO KILIMANJARO, bs10/12. By rail to Athens, then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight AS144 leaving Athens 2/12 on Scipio, transferred to Hanno at Khartoum on 4/12 and to Amalthea at Kisumu on 5/12 , arriving Moshi bs 6/12. Transferred to 
the Tanga-Kilimanjaro TPO Down on 7/12 bs, then readdressed and put back on Tanga-Kilimanjaro TPO Down 10/12 to Mnyusi. Cover bears Ms '24gr, correctly rated RM1.40 for 40pf UPU (25pf for first 20gr + 15pf for next 20gr and FIVE AIR FEES OF 20PF per 5gr. The Hasani Estate was in Makanya (near the Tanga Railway Line), in the north of the country near the border with the Kenya. Superb item -  great routing and franking  and rich in social/colonial history - see 
http://ashvinsblog.blogspot.com/2005/11/farm-in-africa.html
(Scarce/Unusual Routing) Germany to Tanganyika, FLENSBURG TO KILIMANJARO, bs10/12. By rail to Athens, then by Imperial Airways Africa Service flight AS144 leaving Athens 2/12 on Scipio, transferred to Hanno at Khartoum on 4/12 and to Amalthea at Kisumu on 5/12 , arriving Moshi bs 6/12. Transferred to 
the Tanga-Kilimanjaro TPO Down on 7/12 bs, then readdressed and put back on Tanga-Kilimanjaro TPO Down 10/12 to Mnyusi. Cover bears Ms '24gr, correctly rated RM1.40 for 40pf UPU (25pf for first 20gr + 15pf for next 20gr and FIVE AIR FEES OF 20PF per 5gr. The Hasani Estate was in Makanya (near the Tanga Railway Line), in the north of the country near the border with the Kenya. Superb item -  great routing and franking  and rich in social/colonial history - see 
http://ashvinsblog.blogspot.com/2005/11/farm-in-africa.html