Ref: 11438
  • £275.00

1918 envelope addressed to France franked on the reverse 15c, 1c and 2 x 4c adhesives tied 'CUREPIPE' c.d.s. mailed via South Africa, carried on the R.M.S. Kenilworth Castle leaving Cape Town on 2nd May sailing via Sierra Leone. On the morning 4th June of Eddystone lighthouse, she was involved in a collision with an escorting destroyer. Straight line 'ACCIDENT DE SERVICE' "PARIS - R.P. ETRANGER' c.d.s. on the front '10 - 6 18'