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Lot No. 2836

Auction No. 22
Category Crash Mail
Est. $50
Status Archived



1953 (2nd May) Crash of BOAC Comet. First jet plane to crash that was carrying mail. 43 passengers & crew died. Burma 6a aerogramme uprated 2a for transmission to England. Pmkd by 29 APR 53 Rangoon Sorting cds & from the Rangoon Electric Tramway Supply Co. "SALVAGED MAIL "Comet" Crash, Near Calcutta. 2nd MAY 1953" cachet in purple next to address. Surprisingly good cond.


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