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lot # 139 - General - Imperial Airways

Tuesday Apr 11, 2023 17:00 Europe/London

LONDON-WEST AFRICA-LONDON Lagos-Accra, 1½d Coronation joined pair of Nigeria, tied with Lagos 9 Oct 37 cds cancels & one well clear of the stamps. Both having bled into the cover a little. Air Mail label top left. Typed 'Per opening flight Lagos-Accra Air Mail Service' Addressed to Accra. Imperial Airways needed to get an Aircraft to Accra to commence the regular service from Accra-Lagos which was Flight WAN89 leaving Accra on the 11 Oct 37. Local mail was accepted on this flight from Lagos leaving on the 10 Oct to Accra. On the reverse Accra 10 Oct 37 receiving. Which confirms it was carried on this flight. This flight was not widely advertised unlike WAN89. Very scarce. With notes. (image available) {C} [US6] (Start Price / Minimum Bid = £32.80)

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