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Lot 1245: 1936-46 airmails collection of mainly special or first flights (1
Postage Stamps & Postal History of the World
November 10, 2016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Description: 1936-46 airmails collection of mainly special or first flights (17) incl. 1936 (Feb) Elders Airways first flight from Maiduguri to Jos, 1936 (Feb) Imperial Airways Kano to London & Kano to Cape Town, 1936 (Oct) Lagos to London (2) - one addressed to Australia, 1937 (Aug) Elders Airways experimental survey flight Lagos to Accra & (Oct) first regular flight Lagos to Accra, 1939 (Apr) experimental flight & (May) first regular flight Lagos to Takoradi, 1941 (Dec) Pan-Am flight Lagos to London, 1943 (June) restoration of service Lagos to Conakry & 1946 (Mar) Scandinavian 'Missionary' flight Lagos to Stockholm (2). A fine lot. (17)