Lot 749 -
1919 (May 12) Cover signed by Captain I.W Bishop to his wife in England endorsed "On Field Service" and "Per Aerial Post", with Mosul 1a on 20pa tied by "F.P.O 85" c.d.s of Baghdad with red circular "CIVIL POSTS / AERIAL / IRAQ" cachet, Army Post Office SZ10 transit c.d.s of Cairo (May 22) and a Brighton arrival c.d.s applied upon redirection (June 3) to Godalming, backstamped at F.P.O 85. Flown from Baghdad to Cairo by two R.A.F DH9 aircraft of 142 Squadron piloted by Lt. Milnes and Lt. Mechan ....
Currently GBP 1,200
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