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airmail flight cover: Pan American Airways, 1946 airmail test
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airmail flight cover: Pan American Airways, 1946 airmail test

Paper, ink. Gift of the Captain John B. Russell Family, SFO Museum Collection. 2012.149.2271 a b.

a. Airmail test flight cover, postmarked Waterbury, Conn., November 1, 1946 and British Guiana (now Guyana), November 5, 1946; white envelope with one blue air mail stamp with address to Pan American World Airways crossed out with red pencil and "Return to sender" written in red pencil; one green stamp at bottom left corner; backstamp: November 4, 1946 in British Guiana. b. Backing sheet with one set of mounting corners, with handwritten caption: “Flight 203 stop at Georgetown, Guiana”; photocopy of back of envelope also mounted..

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

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