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Auction: 236 - Lot number: 1347 << Previous   Next >>

Category: SEYCHELLES - Postal History

Description: 1953 (Jan 14) cover endorsed "Catalina Proving Flight/Nairobi-Mahe" & signed by the pilot "HC Holme" with Seychelles 9c cancelled on arrival; and two apparently commercial covers to Kenya both with 'First Air Mail/From Seychelles' black/pink label, the first with 3c Tortoise x8 on the reverse (minor faults), the other with 3c Tortoise pair & 18c Map. [Hopson & McCloy state at p45 that the plane from Kenya "...carried a very small mail, mostly from France & the UK"] (Qty 3)

Listed in: Flight Covers , Airmail Covers - Flying Boats , maps , Fauna - animals , Fauna - marine life , Autographs , Post Office Labels , SEYCHELLES , Postal History

Estimate: AUD$ 75.00T

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Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $100.00T