SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1939 SAA WEST COAST FIRST WINDHOEK-LUANDA

CHF115.00

  • SWA: 1939 SAA WEST COAST SERVICE:
  • First flight Windhoek to Luanda, Angola:
  • Envelope franked SWA adhesives totalling 1½d clearly tied Windhoek cds's 22 VIII A39.
  • Envelope also bears strike of the promotional cachet "THIS ARTICLE REACHES YOU BY AIRMAIL".
  • On reverse the Luanda arrival cds 22 AGO.
  • This flight for Angola, which had arrived from Johannesburg, carried the South African Ministers of Finance & Railways as passengers.
  • This airmail route operated only three flights each way. Discontinued through lack of support and the advent of WWII.
  • VF, scarce.
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