Lot 137 : General - Imperial Airways

£60.00
Lot 137 : General - Imperial Airways
General - Imperial Airways : CAPE TOWN-LONDON 1ST REGULAR RETURN SERVICE Moshi-London, 5c & 30c x 2 of Tanganyika, tied with Moshi 28 Jan 32 cds cancels. On Springbok illust cover. Addressed to Anglesey with Tynygongl 17 Feb 32 receiving on the front. 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). No markings on the reverse. Very scarce.