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Auction: 231 - Lot number: 1287 << Previous   Next >>

Category: SEYCHELLES - Airmail Covers - Commercial

Description: 1926-37 inwards covers 1) 1926 (Oct 10) from USA flown Washington-Philadelphia then by sea (believed the earliest "airmail" item to the Seychelles); 2) 1935 (Sep 29) commercial from GB per Imperial Airways GB-Mombasa; 3) 1936 (Jan 29) US-GB per "Ile de France" to contact with Imperial Airways to Nairobi where forwarded to Seychelles; 4) 1936 (Nov 25) commercial usage of GB 4d Registration Envelope "Via Mombasa/& KPM" (Dutch shipping line) uprated with KGV & KEVIII franking; and 5) 1937 (Nov 2) USA to Holland per "Queen Mary" then KLM to Bombay but with 'KARACHI/CANCELLED' h/s; all with 'VICTORIA' arrival cds, a few mostly minor faults. (Qty 5)

Listed in: Postal History , Flight Covers - Imperial Airways , UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , unusual origins or destinations , GREAT BRITAIN , Registered Mail & Registration Labels , Postal Stationery - Registration Envelopes , Postal Stationery , SEYCHELLES , Flight Covers Commercial

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

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Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $850.00T