Lot 135 : General - Imperial Airways

£60.00
Lot 135 : General - Imperial Airways
General - Imperial Airways : CAPE TOWN-LONDON 1ST REGULAR RETURN SERVICE Dodoma-London, 5c & 30c pair of Tanganyika, tied with Dodoma 25 Jan 32 cds cancels. On Springbok illust cover. Typed bottom left Dodoma-London. Addressed to Huddersfield. Due to be carried on the first Northbound flight AN47 but this was delayed due to emergency landing in a swamp near Broken Hill. A "Special Flight" was arranged with the City of Baghdad taking mail on the 2 Feb North, Broken Hill, Mpika, Mbeya, Dodoma, Moshi & Nairobi. All mail on this special flight received Nairobi 3 Feb 32 cancels (Except mail destined for UK). On the reverse Netherton Huddersfield 17 Feb 32 receiving. Very scarce.