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Lot No. 380

Auction No. 33
Category Airmails - Australia
Est. $40
Status SOLD $46



1954 (13th March) British Overseas Airways Corp. Constellation G-ALAM "Belfast" (Captain T.W. Hoyle) crashed in Singapore with 31 passengers & two crew killed. The resulting fire destroyed much of the mail to the U.K from Australia & New Zealand but some letters were saved. "SALVAGED MAIL -AIRCRAFT CRASH - SINGAPORE 13.3.54" boxed red cachets x 2 on front of this London addressed env with Aust 3/- Melbourne Postage Paid machine franking. Scorch mark on reverse & in word cond as to be expected! AAMC 1337


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