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Date: 12th June 1948

Type of Aircraft: Lockheed Constellation L-749

Name of the Aircraft: Malabar Princess,

Registration Mark: VT-CQP,

Pilot: Capt. K.R. Guzder

Frequency of service: Once a week.

Aircraft shown on the Air India souvenir cover is Mogul Princess(VT-CQS)

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Return Covers are rare. This cover was arranged by Jal Cooper. The stamp has 11th June cancel with a delivery mark of 14th June. The Description should have read  By" Air India" aviation instead of  "All India".

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11th June 1948 London Bombay FFC arrival stamp of 14th on the back. - No official Flight cover was issued for the return, this cover was arranged privately by Jal Cooper.

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AIR INDIA_12TH JUNE GENEVA RETURN BANGAL

Air India return cover from Geneva with 12 June 48 cancel to Bangalore, with 16th June delivery Cancel.

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Air India return cover from Geneva with 8th June cancel on the stamps and one 12 June 48 cancel on the side to Bombay, with 21st June delivery Cancel. It suggests that this cover could not make it to the flight