Lot 1145, Canada 1930 Airship cover Montreal to Cardington, England

Lot 1145, Canada 1930 Airship cover Montreal to EnglandLot 1145 Canada 1930 R100 Airship Cover Flown from Montreal to Cardington, England. This cover was carried on board the air ship at Montreal by J. Fergus Grant, who was a reporter travelling on the air ship return flight for the Montreal Gazette. The cover is signed by Grant and has a St Hubert AUG.13.1930 datestamp. A few small tone spots at bottom left, still very fine and rare. No backstamps as it was carried out of the mails. It is estimated that fewer than 50 covers were flown, with many to officials, either in Canada or the UK. Offered on a fully written-up exhibit page. Estimate C$1,500.

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