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Imperial Airways - Opening of Air Mail Services - London to Singapore (via Alor Setar)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
United Kingdom
Type
First Day Cover
Class
Definitive / Regular Issues
Postmark
20/08/1933
Postmark Town
London FSA
Gum
Gum
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Used With Postmark - Very Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
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Imperial Airways - Opening of Air Mail Services - London to Singapore (via Alor Setar)
Imperial Airways opening of air mails flight from London to Singapore.

Call in Paris, Cairo, Karachi, Calcutta, Rangoon.

Air mails planes from Europe make a stop in Alor Setar, Kedah to drop mails for Penang, Federated Malay States, Perlis and Kedah.

Alor Setar was the port of transit for KLM, KNILM and Imperial Airways. Connecting Europe and the Far-East.

It took nine days to be flown from London to Alor Setar.

POSTMARK AT RECEIVING POINT


ALOR SETAR
8 PM
18 DE
1933
KEDAH

18 December, 1933. 8 pm

POSTMARK FROM POINT OF ORIGIN
 
LONDON FSA
2.15 AM
9 DE
33
AIR MAIL
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