1933 – First Regular Mail Service to Calcutta

First Regular Mail Service to Calcutta

1 July 1933

From 1 July 1933, the Imperial Airways London – Karachi – Delhi airmail service was extended to Calcutta via Cawnpore and Allahabad.

A special rectangular postmark (Karachi-Calcutta 7 Jly First Airmail) was applied to covers. Mail arrived in Calcutta on 8 July.

First Flight Covers

From Broken Hill to Calcutta
From Bulawayo to Calcutta
From Salisbury to Calcutta

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