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GREAT BRITAIN - Postal History

2614083  1974 (Nov 19) commercial airmail cover at the 10p rate to WA with fine strike of the 2-line 'DELAYED EN ROUTE/AIRCRAFT HIJACKED' in black on reverse. Roughly opened and stained. [On 21/11/1974, a British Airways plane en route to Singapore was hijacked at Dubai. 23 passengers, including Australian aboriginal activist Kath Walker, were taken as hostages to Libya. The release of Palestinian prisoners was agreed to after a German national was executed.]
Lot 1616 [1 of 2]:1974 (Nov 19) commercial airmail cover at the 10p rate to WA with fine strike of the 2-line 'DELAYED EN ROUTE/AIRCRAFT HIJACKED' in black on reverse. Roughly opened and stained. [On 21/11/1974, a British Airways plane en route to Singapore was hijacked at Dubai. 23 passengers, including Australian aboriginal activist Kath Walker, were taken as hostages to Libya. The release of Palestinian prisoners was agreed to after a German national was executed.] Lot 1616 [2 of 2]:1974 (Nov 19) commercial airmail cover at the 10p rate to WA with fine strike of the 2-line 'DELAYED EN ROUTE/AIRCRAFT HIJACKED' in black on reverse. Roughly opened and stained. [On 21/11/1974, a British Airways plane en route to Singapore was hijacked at Dubai. 23 passengers, including Australian aboriginal activist Kath Walker, were taken as hostages to Libya. The release of Palestinian prisoners was agreed to after a German national was executed.]
480.00
3120039  1974 (Nov 16) cover to Wanneroo WA carried aboard ill-fated VC-10 airliner hijacked by PLO at Dubai November 21, very fine strike of rare “DELAYED EN ROUTE/- AIRCRAFT HI-JACK –” applied at Perth.
Lot 1617:1974 (Nov 16) cover to Wanneroo WA carried aboard ill-fated VC-10 airliner hijacked by PLO at Dubai November 21, very fine strike of rare “DELAYED EN ROUTE/- AIRCRAFT HI-JACK –” applied at Perth.
800.00
   
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