Detail : Lot 85

Lot No: 85
Date: 1938, Feb 21
Est. price: £85.00
Category: Flying Boats

Description: DOUBLE FIRST FLIGHT, IAW Eastbound service CE1, carried all the way by flying boats 'CENTURION' AND 'COOLANGATTA', from Southampton to Calcutta, bs 1/3, being the F/F to carry E.A.M.S Stage 2 mail from UK to India, and the F/F to connect with TATA Sons first Karachi-Madras service, plain cover franked 1 1/2d, SIGNED BY PILOT CAPT. G.U.ALLEN commander of 'Centurion'. Also an informative newspaper cutting showing Capt. Allen at the controls during final trials at Hythe. A super flying boat cover with lots of history and in fine condition.

Bid:
(Flying Boats) DOUBLE FIRST FLIGHT, IAW Eastbound service CE1, carried all the way by flying boats 'CENTURION' AND 'COOLANGATTA', from Southampton to Calcutta, bs 1/3, being the F/F to carry E.A.M.S Stage 2 mail from UK to India, and the F/F to connect with TATA Sons first Karachi-Madras service, plain cover franked 1 1/2d,  SIGNED BY PILOT  CAPT. G.U.ALLEN commander of 'Centurion'. Also an informative newspaper cutting showing Capt. Allen at the controls during final trials at Hythe. A super flying boat cover with lots of history and in fine condition.