|Lot No: 554|
Date: 1929, Nov 25
Est. price: £75.00
Category: Scarce and Unusual Routings
Covers with flight, route, and postage details (ex Proud archives) supplemented with data from Wingent's monographs on IAW Aircraft Movements 1927-1939.Description: Fort McMurray to Herschel Isalnd, a wintering place for whalers with a population of two constables, a special constable and his family, and two Eskimo families. Mail normally carried to Aklavik by river, the by dog team to the island. Cover carried on F/F Fort McMurray to Aklavik, and on to Herschel by RCMP dog team and water patrol, bearing Edmonton 25/11/19 depart and Herschell 2/5/30 arrival cds. Also Aklavic 3/8/30 and Edmonton 15/8/30 for the return flight.. Also 150 word explanaory typwritten text. Nice item.