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Lot No. 709

Auction No. 26
Category World Airmails
    Airmails
Est. $60
Status Auction Pending

 

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Great Britain 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 1½d KGVI pair on cover tied by London machine cancel with "RECEIVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION EX FLYING BOAT CALPURNIA" cachet in violet below. AAMC 834, Cat. $125

 

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