DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

2002-039-066-67 

These damaged envelopes from India to Bath and Singapore to Bath were recovered from the Imperial Airways Short S23  C-Class seaplane CYGNUS G-ADUZ which crashed on take-off from the sea off Brindisi as described in reference no. 2002-039-064-65. 

The upper cover from  Kaipur received a fine 4-line boxed cachet in violet frequently found on the English mails.  The lower cover received the second boxed cachet in violet used on mail to England.  A stamp was washed off each cover. The top cover shows a postage date of 24th November 1937.  Both covers have added a manuscript “Ex Cygnus”.  


Brindisi, Italy 1937

No of items in collection: 4
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