Detail : Lot 473

Lot No: 473
Date: 1940, Mar 19
Est. price: £100.00
Category: United States

Description: FIRST FLIGHT AFTER PAN AM FAM 18 STOPPED CALLING AT BERMUDA, Baltimore to Lisbon, and on to Scotland bs 26/3. New York airport closed due to ice and fog so take of DIVERTED TO BALTIMORE. Also BERMUDA DELETED FROM FAM 18 schedule effective 15/3/40 because British censor required all transit mail be subjected to inspection. Airmail cover addressed to Wotherspoon, franked 30c, CARRIED BY THE YANKEE CLIPPER on flight #102. Scarce item.

Bid:
(United States) FIRST FLIGHT AFTER PAN AM FAM 18 STOPPED CALLING AT BERMUDA, Baltimore to Lisbon, and on to Scotland bs 26/3. New York airport closed due to ice and fog so take of DIVERTED TO BALTIMORE. Also BERMUDA DELETED FROM FAM 18 schedule effective 15/3/40 because British censor required all transit mail be subjected to inspection. Airmail cover addressed to Wotherspoon, franked 30c, CARRIED BY THE YANKEE CLIPPER on flight #102.  Scarce item.
(United States) FIRST FLIGHT AFTER PAN AM FAM 18 STOPPED CALLING AT BERMUDA, Baltimore to Lisbon, and on to Scotland bs 26/3. New York airport closed due to ice and fog so take of DIVERTED TO BALTIMORE. Also BERMUDA DELETED FROM FAM 18 schedule effective 15/3/40 because British censor required all transit mail be subjected to inspection. Airmail cover addressed to Wotherspoon, franked 30c, CARRIED BY THE YANKEE CLIPPER on flight #102.  Scarce item.