OTHER BRITISH AFRICA / FOREIGN AFRICA
Foreign Africa
BELGIAN CONGO
BC327
Postal History 1949 30th August, stampless cover addressed to Kabinda, carried on the ill-fated SABENA flight which crashed soon after take off from Leopoldville to Elisabethville on the 27th August 1949. Cover receiving black straight line cachet ‘Courrier retire de l’avion accident / a Leopoldville le 27 / 8 / 1949’. Then receiving a 'LEOPOLDVILLE' datestamp for the 30th March and a 'KABINDA' arrival backstamp dated 5th September. Attractive and uncommon.
£120