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airmail flight cover: Pan American Airways, first eastbound from Manila to Honolulu, December 2-5, 1935
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airmail flight cover: Pan American Airways, first eastbound from Manila to Honolulu, December 2-5, 1935

Paper, ink. Gift of Jon E. Krupnick, SFO Museum Collection. 2008.075.150.

Airmail flight cover, Pan American Airways, first China Clipper flight eastbound from Manila to Honolulu, December 2-5, 1935; a. cover: gray cachet on bottom left corner of front with illustration of trans-pacific route map with text, "First flight Philippines, U.S. via Pan American Airways Clipper, Dec 2, 1935"; three postmarks on front: December 2, 1935, from Manila, P. I.; one backstamp: December 4, 1935, Honolulu, Hawaii; four 10-cent stamps and two 30-cent stamps with overstrike “P.I.-U.S. Initial Flight / December 1935”; signed by Edwin Musick, R.O.D. Sullivan, F.J. Noonan, C.S. Wright, George King, R.A. Wright, and W.T. Jarboe, Jr. Note: received on .149 b. information sheet: 8 1/2 x 11 with black text; additional information prepared by donor, including route and postage information; flight cover was received mounted to sheet with photo corners with item .149 a mounted on same sheet..

This is object is classified as "Philately (Airmail Flight Cover)", and is part of the Aviation Archive collection.

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