SOUTH AFRICA 1936 SCHLESINGER AIR RACE, CLOUSTON ROYAL AERO CLUB

CHF745.00

  • SA: 1936 SCHLESINGER AIR RACE:
  • A rare example of an "The Royal Aero Club" stationery envelope
  • carried by Flying Officer A E Clouston annotated "Signature / No 8 G-ADOD".
  • (He continued the flight to South Africa by easy stages after dropping out of the racefollowing a crash owing to engine failure when holding second place at Felixburg Rd, Southern Rhodesia 3rd Oct 1936).
  • Mailed back to the UK from Johannesburg and re-directed from Portsmouth, relevant frankings.
  • SIGNED BY PILOT.
  • Clouston carried few pieces of mail, not all signed and
  • of these only 4 were from the Royal Aero Club.
  • VF, scarce. Ex collection G Howard.
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