Ref: G5592
  • £275.00

1934 Earthquake Emergency Flight cover to Calcutta with a 1a3p cancelled 2 FEB 34, that has the ‘By EARTHQUAKE / RELIEF PLANE / Muzaffarpur – Darbhangah – Dum Dum’ label attached that is tied by a violet EARTHQUAKE EMERGENCY FLIGHT and a red Delayed in Transit / Plane Damaged h/s. A Calcutta 3 FEB 34 arrival cancel is on the back. The 1934 Bihar–Nepal earthquake an 8 magnitude that occurred on 15 January was one of the worst earthquakes in India's history. The towns of Munger and Muzaffarpur were completely destroyed and many thousands died