1948 BOAC First Speedbird Constellation Flight Bermuda to New York

The flying boats are replaced

1948 18th January Hamilton–New York via BOAC First Speedbird Constellation, G-AHEN, RMA Baltimore flight; souvenir covers printed with inscription.

BOAC First Speedbird Constellation Flight Bermuda to New York

Type: First Flight Cover
Machine cancel: 1-PM 18th JAN 1948 HAMILTON BERMUDA / COME TO BERMUDA THE ISLES OF REST
Cachet: B.O.A.C FIRST SPEEDBIRD CONSTELLATION FLIGHT / BERMUDA – NEW YORK / BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION
Envelope: BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION / 26 WEST 47TH STREET / NEW YORK 19. N. Y.
Address: Virginia Finnegan, Blackstone Apartment, Baltimore, Md. USA
Redirect address: 5002 Greenleaf Road

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BOAC First Speedbird Constellation Flight Bermuda to New York liner BOAC First Speedbird Constellation Flight Bermuda to New York liner

Front: BOAC This is your first flight cover. Announcing the inauguration of BOAC’s NEW SPEEDBIRD CONSTELLATION SERVICE from Bermuda to New York and Baltimore.
Back: FLIGHT SCHEDULE: Three round trips weekly between New York and Bermuda / Three round trips weekly between Baltimore and Bermuda. Flying time two hours and forty five minutes.

Type: First Flight Cover
Machine cancel: 1-PM 18th JAN 1948 HAMILTON BERMUDA / COME TO BERMUDA THE ISLES OF REST
Redirection meter label: WASHINGTON D.C. JAN22’48 US POSTAGE 15
Cachet: B.O.A.C FIRST SPEEDBIRD CONSTELLATION FLIGHT / BERMUDA – NEW YORK / BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION
Envelope: BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION / 26 WEST 47TH STREET / NEW YORK 19. N. Y.
Address: Miss Daphne Lee-Warner, 1523 26th St., Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Redirect address: Mrs Devenish, The Walls, Parkstone, Dorset, England
Stamped address: R.A.F. Delegation, 1785 Massachusetts Ave. N.P.? Washington, 6, D.C.
Reverse machine cancel: WASHINGTON D.C. 24 1948 JAN 20 8.30PM

BOAC First Speedbird Constellation Flight Bermuda to New York

Lockheed L-049 Constellation G-AHEN Bermuda

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