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Lot No. 1303

Auction No. 27
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $150
Status SOLD $120



1931 (3rd July) Sir Francis Chichester Manila to Katsuura, Japan & onto England. Numbered 167 of 872 letters carried with detailed cachet explaining his subsequent crash before reaching Tokyo. Philippines 1928 20ยข with "L.O.F." ovpt tied by Manila machine cancel. Signed by Chichester below cachet. Japanese b/s. A rare cover as majority of mail was destroyed & this cover is self-addressed to "Captain F.C. Chichester, Shirwell, Barnstaple, England". VG cond. AAMC 212, Cat. $325


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