lot # 247 - europe Great Britain
London - Capetown Flight 1936 (May 3): Legal size cover to Amy Johnson at Gravesend Airport and redirected to London with typed inscription detailing her round flight from Gravesend to Cape Town and back to Croydon, bearing two GB 1 1/2d stamps cancelled at South Kensington on May 3rd and May 15th and two circular "CAPETOWN MUNICIPAL AIR-PORT / WINGFIELD" cachets dated 7 May and 10 May, signed by Amy Johnson. A rare cover carried by this famous aviator on this record breaking flight completed in under 8 days flying time, envelope with two vertical folds, just four covers carried.
Michel Catalogue 291: Europe & Overseas
Corinphila Auctions Ltd.
Corinphila Auctions is one of the world's leading auctioneers specializing in first-class stamp auctions. Online live auction bidding. Partner in the Global Philatelic Network.... Read More