Detail: Lot 561

Lot No: 561
Date: 1938, May 2
Est. price: £50.00
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, MUTSAMUDU TO PARIS, carried by train, postal van and river barge to the Madagascar port of Majunga bs 5/5 cds via Fomboni 2/5 transit cds, then by a Messageries Maritimes paquebot ' to Dar es Salaam where transferred to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND FLYING BOAT SERVICE likely DN91 which left Dar es Salaam 13/5 , flown all the way on 'Capella' arriving Marseille one day late on 18/5. Orange border Air France cover FRANKED 65c ordinary and 2F air surcharge. Great aerophilatelic item, scarce origin, likely road,rail, river, sea and air journey.

Bid:
(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Madagascar to France, MUTSAMUDU TO PARIS,  carried by train,  postal van and river barge to the Madagascar port of Majunga bs 5/5 cds via Fomboni 2/5 transit cds, then by a Messageries Maritimes paquebot ' to Dar es Salaam  where transferred to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND FLYING BOAT SERVICE likely DN91 which left Dar es Salaam 13/5 , flown all the way on 'Capella' arriving Marseille one day late on 18/5. Orange border Air France cover FRANKED 65c ordinary and 2F air surcharge. Great aerophilatelic item, scarce origin, likely road,rail, river, sea and air journey.
(Scarce and Unusual Routings) Madagascar to France, MUTSAMUDU TO PARIS,  carried by train,  postal van and river barge to the Madagascar port of Majunga bs 5/5 cds via Fomboni 2/5 transit cds, then by a Messageries Maritimes paquebot ' to Dar es Salaam  where transferred to the IMPERIAL AIRWAYS AFRICA NORTHBOUND FLYING BOAT SERVICE likely DN91 which left Dar es Salaam 13/5 , flown all the way on 'Capella' arriving Marseille one day late on 18/5. Orange border Air France cover FRANKED 65c ordinary and 2F air surcharge. Great aerophilatelic item, scarce origin, likely road,rail, river, sea and air journey.