|Lot No: 557|
Date: 1934, Jul 28
Est. price: £100.00
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: Madagascar to France, TANANARIVE to NANCY. Posted Tananarive 28/7 for carriage on the REGIE MALGACHE FIRST FLIGHT TO BROKEN HILL where it was transferred to IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND SERVICE AN178 departed 2/8 on 'Amalthea', departed Khartoum 3/8 on 'Helena', departed Cairo 6/8 on 'Scipio', and arrived Brindisi 7/8 on 'Sylvanus'. Then on by train to Paris 9/9, and delivered to Nancy bs 10/8. Registered cover, red framed Madagascar-Europe F/F cachet, FRANKED 50c ordinary, 1F25 registration and 4F air . Super item, ex the Ted Proud collection. Faint ironed vertical crease, see scan.