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Lot No. 1015

Auction No. 19
Category Airmails
Est. $70
Status Archived



1938 (27th Nov) Imperial Airways England to Australia flight in the Short S23 "Calpurnia". Crashed at Lake Habbaniyah Iraq. Capt. E Atwood, the First Officer & 2 passengers were killed. GB KGV 1½d PSE showing "RECEIVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION EX FLYING BOAT CALPURNIA" in violet. Addressed to New Zealand with some water stains & soiling as to be expected. Includes original correspondence.


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