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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
Lot: 936

Crash Mail
1936 (11 Aug.) envelope registered from Kuching to England, carried by Imperial Airways flying-boat "Scipio" which crashed off the coast of Crete, franked at 40c. and showing large unframed "damaged by/sea water" in black and, on reverse, Singapore and arrival datestamps. A rare Sarawak crash cover. Photo

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