Auction: 18039 - Fine Stamps and Covers of South East Asia, Including The Dr. Cheah Jin Seng Collections of Straits Settlements and Kedah, and The Iain Dyce collection of Straits Settlements
The RAF Survey Flights
1938 (7 Sept.) envelopes (2), one flown from Bintulu to Kuching, marked "RAF Flyingboat L2164" and franked at 11c., the other registered and flown from Kuching to Singapore (addressed to England), marked "By RAF L2164" and franked at 21c. A fine pair of flight covers
Note: On September 1st the RAF Sunderland flying boat, L2164, left Seletar on a training flight to Sarawak, arriving at Miri on September 6th. On September 8th the return flight left Miri, picking up mail at Bintulu and Kuching.