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lot # 4659 - EGYPT Flight Covers

Tuesday Dec 15, 2020 10:00 to Wednesday Dec 16, 2020 16:00 America/New_York
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e 1937 Imperial Airways, crash cover addressed to Egyptian Consulate Paris with Cairo 28 SE 37 cds, backside with pair of "POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES" labels and five line delay cachet applied by the French Post Office, fine (on 1 October 1937, Imperial Airways Short Empire G-ADVC Courtier crashed on landing in Phaleron Bay, Greece due to poor visibility, killing two of 15 on board. It was carrying mail from India, Iraq and Egypt. Most of it was salvaged and turned over to the Greek Post Office for further processing)

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