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Nyasaland to United States
April 28, 1948

This airmail cover was posted in Blantyre, Nyasaland, and postmarked with two CDS.

Blantyre is at the south end of what is now called Malawi below Lake Malawi.
It is about 100 km inland from the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean.
Blantyre was founded in 1876 by Scottish missionaries,
and is named after the birthplace of David Livingstone.

The addressee was in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

It is franked with 3 copies of the 1945 King George VI 6d. black and olive pictorials (SG 150).


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