|Lot No: 551|
Date: 1931, Nov 12
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Recovered/Salvaged Mail
Description: NZ Christmas airmail, Grand Hotel Wellington cover franked FDI airmail set of 3, Wellington to London, Golder's Green arrival ds on front, by sea on SS 'Maheno' (incorrect ms SS 'Marama') to Sydney where loaded on to Avro 'Southern Sun' to Alor Star where it crashed on landing. Mail collected by Kingsford Smith in 'Southern Star' and flown on to London via Bangkok, Karachi, red official.fist flight cachet. Interesting item, but several tone spots front and verso, see scan.