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lot # 419 - General - Imperial Airways

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LONDON-CAPE TOWN EXPERIMENTAL CHRISTMAS FLIGHT DEC 1931 England-South Africa, Civil Air Transport Service document printed by His Majesty's Stationary Office Command 3696, on behalf of the Air Ministry. The document outlines the arrangement between Imperial Airways & the UK Government to provide a weekly air service between Egypt & South Africa. Document has been folded in threes, GV ½d 1½d & 10d tied with London FS 8 Dec 1931 wavy line cancel. Air Mail label top left. Addressed to Pietersburg with Johannesburg 21 Dec 31 receiving. A remarkable item of early flight postal history. In excellent condition and of the highest rarity. (image available) {C} [US4] (Start Price / Minimum Bid = £234.40)

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