|Lot No: 451|
Date: 1935, Mar 11
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Scarce/Unusual Routing
Description: MAURITIUS to FRANCE, VACOAS to PARIS bs 28/3. airmail etiquette cover correctly rated 80c for the '80c' rate to Europe via South Africa canc Vacoas cds. Sailed 11/3 on the KPM steamship arriving Durban 19/3. On to Johannesburg by train where it was transferred on 20/3 to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS Africa northbound service AN222 16 for onward carriage on Artemis to Nairobi, Hanno to Alexandria and Scipio to Paris, arriving 28/3. KPM was a Dutch shipping company operating in the Netherlands East Indies, and African ports such as Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Cape Town, Zanzibar, Mombasa, and the Indian Ocean ports of Rיunion and Mauritius and Mahי. Super item.