Crash Cover 1938 (Nov 21)

£275.00

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Cover (letter enclosed) from Wrexham to Tasmania, the stamp washed off, handstamped “SALVAGED/EX “CALPURNIA”, a second strike applied to sealing tape on the flap. The Imperial Airways flying boat “Calpurnia” crashed upon landing on Lake Ramadi in Iraq. A scarce cachet, applied at Hobart on mail to Tasmania.