Airmail Collector Reference Database - United States Internal

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(United States Internal) U.S. Pioneer flight, Oakland, Ca, Emeryville Rack Track Aviation Meet, the first transfer of air mail by aeroplane, carried by aviator Farnum T. Fish, a printed Transportation Club of San Francisco cover franked 2c canc "Aeroplane Station/Feb 22 3pm/Oakland, Cal/Aviation Field" cachet. A scarce historical item.

United States Internal, 1912, Feb 22
U.S. Pioneer flight, Oakland, Ca, Emeryville Rack Track Aviation Meet, the first transfer of air mail by aeroplane, carried by aviator Farnum T. Fish, a printed Transportation Club of San Francisco cover franked 2c canc "Aeroplane Station/Feb 22 3pm/Oakland, Cal/Aviation Field" cachet. A scarce historical item.

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(United States Internal) U.S. Pioneer flight, Portland, Oregon to Vancouver, Washington Country Club Aviaton Meet, 1c PSC addressed to  N.L.Wiley, with fine strikes "Portland/Aug 10/4pm/1912/Oregon/Aviation Station" postmark, and black six line "U.S. Aeroplane/Mail Service/This letter carried by/aviator Wsxalter Edwards.............". A scarce historical item in pristine condition.

United States Internal, 1912, Aug 10
U.S. Pioneer flight, Portland, Oregon to Vancouver, Washington Country Club Aviaton Meet, 1c PSC addressed to N.L.Wiley, with fine strikes "Portland/Aug 10/4pm/1912/Oregon/Aviation Station" postmark, and black six line "U.S. Aeroplane/Mail Service/This letter carried by/aviator Wsxalter Edwards.............". A scarce historical item in pristine condition.

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(United States Internal) U.S. Pioneer flight, Columbia, Tennessee Fair Grounds Aviation Meet, the first air mail service in the State of Tennessee, carried by aviator Horace Kearney, hand painted PPC addressed to H.A.Truby, franked 1c, canc fine strike red "Aeroplane Station/Sep 10-13/Columbia, Tenn/Aviation Field" cachet. A scarce historical item.

United States Internal, 1912, Sep 10
U.S. Pioneer flight, Columbia, Tennessee Fair Grounds Aviation Meet, the first air mail service in the State of Tennessee, carried by aviator Horace Kearney, hand painted PPC addressed to H.A.Truby, franked 1c, canc fine strike red "Aeroplane Station/Sep 10-13/Columbia, Tenn/Aviation Field" cachet. A scarce historical item.

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(United States Internal) US Govt first flight Washington to Philadelphia, bs Philadelphia Transit May 16 3pm 1918, plain corner cover addressed to Detroit, franked 24c Curtiss Jenny (C3) canc Washingon magenta "May 1? 1918 First Trip" cachet. The Washington cancellation is smudged so it not clear if this is a May 15 or 16 departure. See scan.

United States Internal, 1918, May 15
US Govt first flight Washington to Philadelphia, bs Philadelphia Transit May 16 3pm 1918, plain corner cover addressed to Detroit, franked 24c Curtiss Jenny (C3) canc Washingon magenta "May 1? 1918 First Trip" cachet. The Washington cancellation is smudged so it not clear if this is a May 15 or 16 departure. See scan.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight # 101B, F/F Washington-Philadephia service, bs black Philadelphia May 16/3pm/1918 cds, plain cover franked 24c non airmail stamps, faint, but mostly legible, magenta 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y.Phila./May 15/First Trip/Washington' cancellation on front., typed 'Airplane Mail'.

United States Internal, 1918, May 15
US Governmental Flight # 101B, F/F Washington-Philadephia service, bs black Philadelphia May 16/3pm/1918 cds, plain cover franked 24c non airmail stamps, faint, but mostly legible, magenta 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y.Phila./May 15/First Trip/Washington' cancellation on front., typed 'Airplane Mail'.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight , New York to Philadelphia, bs May  28, also  black 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y.Phila.New York/ May 27 3pm 1918' cancellation verso, embossed logo cover franked 24c C3 tied by violet 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y.Phila.New York/ May 27 2pm 1918'.

United States Internal, 1918, May 27
US Governmental Flight , New York to Philadelphia, bs May 28, also black 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y.Phila.New York/ May 27 3pm 1918' cancellation verso, embossed logo cover franked 24c C3 tied by violet 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y.Phila.New York/ May 27 2pm 1918'.

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(United States Internal) Washington to New York, bs Jun 3, plain cover franked C3 24c tied violet circular 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y. Phila/Jun 1 1918/Washington.

United States Internal, 1918, Jun 1
Washington to New York, bs Jun 3, plain cover franked C3 24c tied violet circular 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y. Phila/Jun 1 1918/Washington.

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(United States Internal) New York to Philadelphia, bs Aug 7, plain cover franked C3 24c tied violet circular 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y. Phila/Aug 6 1918/New York', also NY Grand Central Station cds verso.

United States Internal, 1918, Aug 6
New York to Philadelphia, bs Aug 7, plain cover franked C3 24c tied violet circular 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y. Phila/Aug 6 1918/New York', also NY Grand Central Station cds verso.

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(United States Internal) Washington to Philadelphia, bs Aug 15, printed cover franked C3 24c, canc violet circular 'Air Mail Service Washington.N.Y.Phila./Washington/Aug 14 1918.

United States Internal, 1918, Aug 14
Washington to Philadelphia, bs Aug 15, printed cover franked C3 24c, canc violet circular 'Air Mail Service Washington.N.Y.Phila./Washington/Aug 14 1918.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight  #108, New York to Loch Haven Pathfinder flight, franked 16c C2 tied by New York magenta oval Sep 5, 1918 oval postmark (two strikes), addressed to Wayne, Penn, Sep 6 2.30pm receiving postmark, Miller flight.

United States Internal, 1918, Sep 5
US Governmental Flight #108, New York to Loch Haven Pathfinder flight, franked 16c C2 tied by New York magenta oval Sep 5, 1918 oval postmark (two strikes), addressed to Wayne, Penn, Sep 6 2.30pm receiving postmark, Miller flight.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight #108 , Pathfinder flight New York-Chicago via Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, Cleveland, Bryan and Ohio, plain cover franked C2 16c tied 4 line oval cachet dated September 5 x2.

United States Internal, 1918, Sep 5
US Governmental Flight #108 , Pathfinder flight New York-Chicago via Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, Cleveland, Bryan and Ohio, plain cover franked C2 16c tied 4 line oval cachet dated September 5 x2.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight  #108, Cleveland to Chicago, bs 6/9,  franked 16c C2 tied by black Cleveland Sep 5 cds and wavy line postmark, ms 'First Trip/Airplane Mail Service.

United States Internal, 1918, Sep 5
US Governmental Flight #108, Cleveland to Chicago, bs 6/9, franked 16c C2 tied by black Cleveland Sep 5 cds and wavy line postmark, ms 'First Trip/Airplane Mail Service.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight #109 , return of Pathfinder flight  Chicago-New York via Bryan, Cleveland, and Lock Haven, corner cover franked C2 16c tied Chicago Sep 9, 1918, bs Washington Sep 11.

United States Internal, 1918, Sep 9
US Governmental Flight #109 , return of Pathfinder flight Chicago-New York via Bryan, Cleveland, and Lock Haven, corner cover franked C2 16c tied Chicago Sep 9, 1918, bs Washington Sep 11.

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(United States Internal) New York to Seattle, franked 16c C2, tied blue 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y.Phila. New York/ Dec 16 10pm', ms 'By Air Mail', posted last day of 16c rate.

United States Internal, 1918, Dec 16
New York to Seattle, franked 16c C2, tied blue 'Air Mail Service Wash. N.Y.Phila. New York/ Dec 16 10pm', ms 'By Air Mail', posted last day of 16c rate.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Experimental Flight # 110e, Chicago to Cleveland, cover franked C1 6c tied Chicago machine cancel. Plane forced down at State College, Penn - mail continued by rail.

United States Internal, 1918, Dec 18
US Governmental Experimental Flight # 110e, Chicago to Cleveland, cover franked C1 6c tied Chicago machine cancel. Plane forced down at State College, Penn - mail continued by rail.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Experimental Flight #110 , corner cover franked C2 16c, tied Air mail Service/New York.Dec 17 pmk., bs Bryan Dec 19.

United States Internal, 1918, Dec 19
US Governmental Experimental Flight #110 , corner cover franked C2 16c, tied Air mail Service/New York.Dec 17 pmk., bs Bryan Dec 19.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Experimental Flight #110 , Roessler cover franked C2 16c, tied Chicago Dec 18 pmk., bs Syracuse Dec 20, Lewis & Clark Exposition vignette on front..

United States Internal, 1918, Dec 19
US Governmental Experimental Flight #110 , Roessler cover franked C2 16c, tied Chicago Dec 18 pmk., bs Syracuse Dec 20, Lewis & Clark Exposition vignette on front..

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Experimental Flight #110 , Roessler cover franked C2, 16c tied Bryan Ohio Dec 19, 1918 pmk., bs East Orange Feb 3, 1919. violet two line 'Bryan Cleveland, N.Y./Aero Mail East'.

United States Internal, 1918, Dec 19
US Governmental Experimental Flight #110 , Roessler cover franked C2, 16c tied Bryan Ohio Dec 19, 1918 pmk., bs East Orange Feb 3, 1919. violet two line 'Bryan Cleveland, N.Y./Aero Mail East'.

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(United States Internal) Airmail PPC, with Christmas greetings, addressed to San Francisco, no arrival ds, correctly rated 6c for airmail, franked C1 6c Jenny, canc fine strike Washington air mail cancellation, flown Washington-New York on Dec 18th, then experimental service from New York-Chicago on Dec 19th. The latter failed to reach Chicago, and returned to NY. The experimental service was suspended on Dec 21st. Minor surface crease. Airmail ppc's are uncommon.

United States Internal, 1918, Dec 19
Airmail PPC, with Christmas greetings, addressed to San Francisco, no arrival ds, correctly rated 6c for airmail, franked C1 6c Jenny, canc fine strike Washington air mail cancellation, flown Washington-New York on Dec 18th, then experimental service from New York-Chicago on Dec 19th. The latter failed to reach Chicago, and returned to NY. The experimental service was suspended on Dec 21st. Minor surface crease. Airmail ppc's are uncommon.

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(United States Internal) Christmas PPC, Washington to Pittsburgh, franked C1 6c canc 'Airmail Service Washington N.Y. Phil
Washington/Dec 22 1918', also American Red Cross 1918 vignette.

United States Internal, 1918, Dec 22
Christmas PPC, Washington to Pittsburgh, franked C1 6c canc 'Airmail Service Washington N.Y. Phil Washington/Dec 22 1918', also American Red Cross 1918 vignette.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight , franked C1 6c canc 'Airmail Service Washington N.Y. Phil
Phila/Dec 30 1918' pmk.

United States Internal, 1918, Dec 30
US Governmental Flight , franked C1 6c canc 'Airmail Service Washington N.Y. Phil Phila/Dec 30 1918' pmk.

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(United States Internal) New York to Arlington, plain cover franked 6c C1, tied 'New York Grand Central Sta/Feb 19' and 'GR/Cent' dumb cancel, ms 'By Aeroplane'.

United States Internal, 1919, Feb 19
New York to Arlington, plain cover franked 6c C1, tied 'New York Grand Central Sta/Feb 19' and 'GR/Cent' dumb cancel, ms 'By Aeroplane'.

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(United States Internal) Chicago to New Kensington, Pen, franked 2c ordinary, canc black Chicago duplex tied by circular violet 'Air Mail Service/Chicago' (no further text or date). Unusual.

United States Internal, 1919, Jul 26
Chicago to New Kensington, Pen, franked 2c ordinary, canc black Chicago duplex tied by circular violet 'Air Mail Service/Chicago' (no further text or date). Unusual.

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(United States Internal) C1 6c on plain cover tied by  tied violet circular 'Air Mail Service /Nov 11 1919/New York', typed 'Via Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1919, Nov 11
C1 6c on plain cover tied by tied violet circular 'Air Mail Service /Nov 11 1919/New York', typed 'Via Air Mail'.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight #138a, Chicago to Madison, violet 'Air Mail Service/Nov 29/5am/1920' cds ties 2c, also fine strike violet three line 'Via Air Post/First Trip/Chicago-Madison' hs,

United States Internal, 1920, Nov 29
US Governmental Flight #138a, Chicago to Madison, violet 'Air Mail Service/Nov 29/5am/1920' cds ties 2c, also fine strike violet three line 'Via Air Post/First Trip/Chicago-Madison' hs,

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight #138b, St Paul to Madison, black  'Air Mail Service/Nov 29/1920' cds ties 2c on PSC, typed 'Via Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1920, Nov 29
US Governmental Flight #138b, St Paul to Madison, black 'Air Mail Service/Nov 29/1920' cds ties 2c on PSC, typed 'Via Air Mail'.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight # 162i, San Francisco to New York test flight with night flying between Cheyenne and Chicago, bs New York Aug 23, fine strike violet three line "First Trip/Night Airmail Service/San Francisco to New York"m 2c PSE canc San Francisco/ Aug 21/1923/6am. Signed Capt. Jack Knight.

United States Internal, 1920, Nov 29
US Governmental Flight # 162i, San Francisco to New York test flight with night flying between Cheyenne and Chicago, bs New York Aug 23, fine strike violet three line "First Trip/Night Airmail Service/San Francisco to New York"m 2c PSE canc San Francisco/ Aug 21/1923/6am. Signed Capt. Jack Knight.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight #138a, Chicago to Madison, violet 'Air Mail Service/Nov 29/5am/1920' cds ties 2c, also fine strike violet three line 'Via Air Post/First Trip/Chicago-Madison' hs,

United States Internal, 1920, Nov 29
US Governmental Flight #138a, Chicago to Madison, violet 'Air Mail Service/Nov 29/5am/1920' cds ties 2c, also fine strike violet three line 'Via Air Post/First Trip/Chicago-Madison' hs,

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight #110c Crash Cover, experimental flight Cleveland-New York, returned 'address not known ' bs New York  Jan 6, 1919, Schneider corner cover franked 16c Curtiss Jenny C2, canc Cleveland/Dec 18/9am/Ohio' cds, also 1918 dumb cancel, violet  three line 'Fee Claimed at Office/First Adress' and 'No such Street' hs's.

United States Internal, 1920, Nov 29
US Governmental Flight #110c Crash Cover, experimental flight Cleveland-New York, returned 'address not known ' bs New York Jan 6, 1919, Schneider corner cover franked 16c Curtiss Jenny C2, canc Cleveland/Dec 18/9am/Ohio' cds, also 1918 dumb cancel, violet three line 'Fee Claimed at Office/First Adress' and 'No such Street' hs's.

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(United States Internal) Plain cover franked 2c canc 4/8/1922, and 'International Aero Congress/Oct 7-12-13-14-1922/Detroit Mich' machine cancellation.

United States Internal, 1922, Aug 4
Plain cover franked 2c canc 4/8/1922, and 'International Aero Congress/Oct 7-12-13-14-1922/Detroit Mich' machine cancellation.

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(United States Internal) Plain cover franked 2c canc 5/10/1922, and 'International Aero Congress/Oct 7-12-13-14-1922/Detroit Mich' machine cancellation.

United States Internal, 1922, Oct 5
Plain cover franked 2c canc 5/10/1922, and 'International Aero Congress/Oct 7-12-13-14-1922/Detroit Mich' machine cancellation.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight #162, with Night Flying between Cheyenne and Chicago,  New York to Cheyenne,Wyoming, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 16c C2, winged magenta 'US Air Mail hs verso.

United States Internal, 1923, Aug 21
US Governmental Flight #162, with Night Flying between Cheyenne and Chicago, New York to Cheyenne,Wyoming, bs 22/8, plain cover franked 16c C2, winged magenta 'US Air Mail hs verso.

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(United States Internal) Test flight San Francisco to New, bsMillburn, with night flying between Cheyenne, Wyoming and Chicago, plain cover franked 6c, canc SF cds with 'American Legion/National Convention/San Francisco/Oct 15-19 923' promotional postmark,  "Via Airmail"hs. Image.

United States Internal, 1923, Aug 21
Test flight San Francisco to New, bsMillburn, with night flying between Cheyenne, Wyoming and Chicago, plain cover franked 6c, canc SF cds with 'American Legion/National Convention/San Francisco/Oct 15-19 923' promotional postmark, "Via Airmail"hs. Image.

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(United States Internal) Test flight New York-San Francisco with night flying between Cheyenne, Wyoming and Chicago, Ganser corner cover franked 2c, canc City Hall New York/Aug 20/1 pm, bs San Francisco Aug 22/6.30 pm, typed "Via Airmail".

United States Internal, 1923, Aug 21
Test flight New York-San Francisco with night flying between Cheyenne, Wyoming and Chicago, Ganser corner cover franked 2c, canc City Hall New York/Aug 20/1 pm, bs San Francisco Aug 22/6.30 pm, typed "Via Airmail".

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(United States Internal) Washington to New York, bs 18/1, registered cover franked 8c C4 and 2x2c, correctly rated 2c airmail + 10c registration, verso fine black/white American Stamp Dealers Association vignette showing red Indian with feather headress.

United States Internal, 1924, Jan 17
Washington to New York, bs 18/1, registered cover franked 8c C4 and 2x2c, correctly rated 2c airmail + 10c registration, verso fine black/white American Stamp Dealers Association vignette showing red Indian with feather headress.

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(United States Internal) Chicago Air Mail Field to Portland, Or, Knights of  Colombus corner cover franked 2c Harding canc violet Chicago 'Manager US Air Mail Field - Recd Maywood, Ill' clock cancel, fine similar strike verso.

United States Internal, 1924, Feb 12
Chicago Air Mail Field to Portland, Or, Knights of Colombus corner cover franked 2c Harding canc violet Chicago 'Manager US Air Mail Field - Recd Maywood, Ill' clock cancel, fine similar strike verso.

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(United States Internal) Chicago Air Mail Field to Cleveland, Wheat Council corner cover franked 2c ordinary, canc violet Chicago 'Manager US Air Mail Field - Recd Maywood, Ill' clock cancel, fine similar strike verso, also fine strike violet winged 'US/via Air Mail' hs..

United States Internal, 1924, Feb 12
Chicago Air Mail Field to Cleveland, Wheat Council corner cover franked 2c ordinary, canc violet Chicago 'Manager US Air Mail Field - Recd Maywood, Ill' clock cancel, fine similar strike verso, also fine strike violet winged 'US/via Air Mail' hs..

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(United States Internal) Omaha Air Mail Field to Chicago, Wheat Council corner cover franked C4 8c.

United States Internal, 1924, Feb 12
Omaha Air Mail Field to Chicago, Wheat Council corner cover franked C4 8c.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight , Special Delivery, California-Michigan, Needles, Ca to Benton Harbour, Mich, bs Apr 4, franked C4 8C and 2x2c Harding, violet 'Special Dcelivery' hs's x2.

United States Internal, 1924, Apr 1
US Governmental Flight , Special Delivery, California-Michigan, Needles, Ca to Benton Harbour, Mich, bs Apr 4, franked C4 8C and 2x2c Harding, violet 'Special Dcelivery' hs's x2.

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(United States Internal) Transcontinental airmail route, New York to Chicago, bs Jun 30, plain cover correctly rated 8c (C2) for one zone, , ms 'First Trip Air Mail/NY - San Francisco Flights'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jun 28
Transcontinental airmail route, New York to Chicago, bs Jun 30, plain cover correctly rated 8c (C2) for one zone, , ms 'First Trip Air Mail/NY - San Francisco Flights'.

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(United States Internal) Printed corner cover from Harry Truby, "Aeroplane Mail/Transcontinental Route/Last Day 2c Route, Chicago-New York, franked 2c Harding canc nice strike 'Air Mail Service/Jun 30/10am/1924/Chicago cds.

United States Internal, 1924, Jun 30
Printed corner cover from Harry Truby, "Aeroplane Mail/Transcontinental Route/Last Day 2c Route, Chicago-New York, franked 2c Harding canc nice strike 'Air Mail Service/Jun 30/10am/1924/Chicago cds.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight , Philadelphia to Chicago, carried on the F/F of the Transcontinental Air Mail Route - New York to San Francisco, plain cover franked C4 8c tied Philadelphia Jun 30 postmark, ms 'First Aeroplane Trip/Philadelphia-Chicago/6/31/1924'. Faint toning and ironed vertical crease.

United States Internal, 1924, Jun 30
US Governmental Flight , Philadelphia to Chicago, carried on the F/F of the Transcontinental Air Mail Route - New York to San Francisco, plain cover franked C4 8c tied Philadelphia Jun 30 postmark, ms 'First Aeroplane Trip/Philadelphia-Chicago/6/31/1924'. Faint toning and ironed vertical crease.

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from Chicago Air Mail Field 1/7 to San Francisco, no arrival ds, plain cover  franked correct 16c (C5) two zone rate, black four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from Chicago Air Mail Field 1/7 to San Francisco, no arrival ds, plain cover franked correct 16c (C5) two zone rate, black four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Omaha, no arrival ds, postmarked New York 1/7,  plain cover addressed to Omaha, franked correct 16c (C5) one zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'via Airmail/via Chicago'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Omaha, no arrival ds, postmarked New York 1/7, plain cover addressed to Omaha, franked correct 16c (C5) one zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'via Airmail/via Chicago'.

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying,  eastbound Cheyenne Air Mail Field - Chicago, no arrival ds (usually bs only at Cleveland, Chicago, Cheyenne, SLC and Reno), correct 8c one zone rate, franked C4, typed "Via Air Mail", Wheat Council of United States corner cover, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route". Relativly low numbers were dispatched from Air Mail Field postal facilities.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, eastbound Cheyenne Air Mail Field - Chicago, no arrival ds (usually bs only at Cleveland, Chicago, Cheyenne, SLC and Reno), correct 8c one zone rate, franked C4, typed "Via Air Mail", Wheat Council of United States corner cover, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route". Relativly low numbers were dispatched from Air Mail Field postal facilities.

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United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound Elko, Nevada to Salt Lake City, bs Provo, Utah, bs 2/1, plain cover franked correct 8c (C4) one zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", magenta winged 'Via US Air Mail' cachet.

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound San Francisco 1/7 to New York, no arrival ds (usually bs only at Cleveland, Chicago, Cheyenne, SLC and Reno), correct 24c three zone rate, franked C6, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound San Francisco 1/7 to New York, no arrival ds (usually bs only at Cleveland, Chicago, Cheyenne, SLC and Reno), correct 24c three zone rate, franked C6, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying,  flown westbound New York 1/7, to San Francisco, no arrival ds (usually bs only at Cleveland, Chicago, Cheyenne, SLC and Reno), Philadelphia Ironworks corner cover correctly franked 24c three zone rate, franked C4&5, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".  Ironed vertical crease 3cm from rh edge.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound New York 1/7, to San Francisco, no arrival ds (usually bs only at Cleveland, Chicago, Cheyenne, SLC and Reno), Philadelphia Ironworks corner cover correctly franked 24c three zone rate, franked C4&5, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route". Ironed vertical crease 3cm from rh edge.

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco 1/7 to New York, and on to Vergennes, Vermont bs 3/7 , correct 24c three zone rate, franked C6, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco 1/7 to New York, and on to Vergennes, Vermont bs 3/7 , correct 24c three zone rate, franked C6, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

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United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to New York, Hotel Sacramento corner cover, postmarked Sacramento 30/6, correct 24c three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

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United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound New York 1/7, to San Francisco, no arrival ds (usually bs only at Cleveland, Chicago, Cheyenne, SLC and Reno), Hotel Virginia, Long Beach corner cover franked 10c and 24c (C6) for three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", ms 'Special Delivery Airplane Service'.

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to Cleveland, no arrival ds, postmarked San Francisco 1/7,  plain cover franked correct 24c (C6) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", ms 'Via Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to Cleveland, no arrival ds, postmarked San Francisco 1/7, plain cover franked correct 24c (C6) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", ms 'Via Air Mail'.

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Salt Lake City to New York, no arrival ds, postmarked  Salt Lake City 1/7,  plain cover franked correct 24c (C6) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed "Salt Lake City to New York".

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Salt Lake City to New York, no arrival ds, postmarked Salt Lake City 1/7, plain cover franked correct 24c (C6) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed "Salt Lake City to New York".

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(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to Chicago, Springfield, Illinois 2/7 arrival ds, postmarked San Francisco 1/7,  Granada Hotel, San Francisco corner cover franked correct 164c (C5) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Via Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to Chicago, Springfield, Illinois 2/7 arrival ds, postmarked San Francisco 1/7, Granada Hotel, San Francisco corner cover franked correct 164c (C5) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Via Air Mail'.

Perceived Value

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Salt Lake City to New York, no arrival ds, postmarked Salt Lake City 1/7, plain cover addressed to Boston, franked correct 24c (C6) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed "Salt Lake City to New York", magenta winged 'Via US Air Mail' cachet.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Chicago, no arrival ds, postmarked New York 1/7,  plain cover addressed to Atlanta, franked correct 8c (C4) one zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'per Airmail Service/via Chicago, Ill'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Chicago, no arrival ds, postmarked New York 1/7, plain cover addressed to Atlanta, franked correct 8c (C4) one zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'per Airmail Service/via Chicago, Ill'.

Perceived Value

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Chicago, no arrival ds, postmarked New York 1/7, plain cover addressed to Springfield, Ill, franked correct 8c (C4) one zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'via Airmail/via Chicago'.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Salt Lake City to Cleveland, New Kensington, PA 3/7 arrival ds, postmarked  Salt Lake City 1/7,  plain cover franked correct 24c (C6) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed "Salt Lake City to New York", magenta winged 'Via US Air Mail' cachet.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Salt Lake City to Cleveland, New Kensington, PA 3/7 arrival ds, postmarked Salt Lake City 1/7, plain cover franked correct 24c (C6) three zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed "Salt Lake City to New York", magenta winged 'Via US Air Mail' cachet.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to North Platte, no arrival ds, postmarked San Francisco 1/7,  plain cover franked correct 16c (C5) two zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed  'Via Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to North Platte, no arrival ds, postmarked San Francisco 1/7, plain cover franked correct 16c (C5) two zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Via Air Mail'.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco 1/7 to New York, no arrival ds , plain cover addressed to Washington, correct 24c three zone rate, franked C6, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Transcontinental Night Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco 1/7 to New York, no arrival ds , plain cover addressed to Washington, correct 24c three zone rate, franked C6, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Transcontinental Night Air Mail'.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to Iowa, no arrival ds, postmarked San Francisco 1/7,  plain cover franked correct 16c (C5) two zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from San Francisco to Iowa, no arrival ds, postmarked San Francisco 1/7, plain cover franked correct 16c (C5) two zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route".

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Iowa City to Chicago, bs 1/7, Raymond Bahr corner cover franked correct 8c (C4) one zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Via Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Iowa City to Chicago, bs 1/7, Raymond Bahr corner cover franked correct 8c (C4) one zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Via Air Mail'.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Chicago, no arrival ds, postmarked New York 1/7,  plain cover addressed to Chicago, franked correct 8c (C4) one zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", also magenta three line 'First Trip/Night Air Mail Service/New York to Chicago' hs.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Chicago, no arrival ds, postmarked New York 1/7, plain cover addressed to Chicago, franked correct 8c (C4) one zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", also magenta three line 'First Trip/Night Air Mail Service/New York to Chicago' hs.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Cheyenne, bs 2/7, plain cover addressed to C asper, Wyoming, postmarked New York 1/7, franked correct16c (C5) two zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", magenta three line 'First Trip/Night Air Mail Service/New York to Cheyenne' hs, and magenta winged 'Via US Air Mail' cachet verso.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from New York to Cheyenne, bs 2/7, plain cover addressed to C asper, Wyoming, postmarked New York 1/7, franked correct16c (C5) two zone rate, fine strike magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", magenta three line 'First Trip/Night Air Mail Service/New York to Cheyenne' hs, and magenta winged 'Via US Air Mail' cachet verso.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from Chicago 1/7 to San Francisco, no arrival ds, Raymond Bahr corner cover postmarked Springfield 1/7 franked correct 16c (C5) two zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Via Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown westbound from Chicago 1/7 to San Francisco, no arrival ds, Raymond Bahr corner cover postmarked Springfield 1/7 franked correct 16c (C5) two zone rate, magenta four line boxed cachet "Via Air Mail/On first trip through schedule/involving night flying on Trans-/continental Air Mail Route", typed 'Via Air Mail'.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Chicago 1/7 to New York, bs 2/7 , Golding corner cover, correct 8c one zone rate, franked C4 + 2c, magenta three line cachet " Air Mail/First Overnight Flight/Chicago to New York", black three line cachet " First Night Trip/US Air Mail/Chicago-New York", and magenta winged 'Via US Air Mail' cachet.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 1
F/F Transcontinental Airmail Route involving night flying, flown eastbound from Chicago 1/7 to New York, bs 2/7 , Golding corner cover, correct 8c one zone rate, franked C4 + 2c, magenta three line cachet " Air Mail/First Overnight Flight/Chicago to New York", black three line cachet " First Night Trip/US Air Mail/Chicago-New York", and magenta winged 'Via US Air Mail' cachet.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) 2nd flight US Governmental Flight #167, San Francisco to Philadelphia riute with night flying, plain cover correctly rated 24c C6 for three zone 3x8c  service, ms 'Airplane San Francisco-New York /By First Mai Only/July 3, 1924'. The second flight was delayed until Jul 3.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 3
2nd flight US Governmental Flight #167, San Francisco to Philadelphia riute with night flying, plain cover correctly rated 24c C6 for three zone 3x8c service, ms 'Airplane San Francisco-New York /By First Mai Only/July 3, 1924'. The second flight was delayed until Jul 3.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight , C6 24 c and 2c Harding on cover from Berkley to Virginia.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 16
US Governmental Flight , C6 24 c and 2c Harding on cover from Berkley to Virginia.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight , C6 24 c on Hotel Congress cover embossed on flap, tied Chicago, Jul 25, to Norfolk, Va, Jul 28 arrival on front, violet winged 'Via US Air Mail' hs.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 25
US Governmental Flight , C6 24 c on Hotel Congress cover embossed on flap, tied Chicago, Jul 25, to Norfolk, Va, Jul 28 arrival on front, violet winged 'Via US Air Mail' hs.

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(United States Internal) US Governmental Flight , C6 24 c on plain cover, tied Philadelphia, Aug 20 to Elko, Nev, ms 'Air Mail'. Flap tear.

United States Internal, 1924, Jul 25
US Governmental Flight , C6 24 c on plain cover, tied Philadelphia, Aug 20 to Elko, Nev, ms 'Air Mail'. Flap tear.

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(United States Internal) Air Mail cover commemorating the 'Boston First Landing in the US of World Fliers' franked C5 16c tied Boston Mass Airport Station commemorative pmk.

United States Internal, 1924, Sep 5
Air Mail cover commemorating the 'Boston First Landing in the US of World Fliers' franked C5 16c tied Boston Mass Airport Station commemorative pmk.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Iowa Air Mail Field to Chicago, J Rowell corner cover franked C4 8c.

United States Internal, 1924, Oct 2
Iowa Air Mail Field to Chicago, J Rowell corner cover franked C4 8c.

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(United States Internal) Dayton-Cleveland International Air Races Connecting Service with Transcontinental Airmail, C4 8c on plain cover tied by Dayton Oct 3 pmk, black circular 'McCook Air Field Oct 2-3-4 hs, green five line air race cachet, violet 'Connecting With/Atlantic & European/via New York' and 'Via Air Mail' hs's.

United States Internal, 1924, Oct 3
Dayton-Cleveland International Air Races Connecting Service with Transcontinental Airmail, C4 8c on plain cover tied by Dayton Oct 3 pmk, black circular 'McCook Air Field Oct 2-3-4 hs, green five line air race cachet, violet 'Connecting With/Atlantic & European/via New York' and 'Via Air Mail' hs's.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Dayton-Cleveland International Air Races Connecting Service with Transcontinental Airmail, C4 8c on plain cover tied by Dayton Oct 3 pmk, black circular 'McCook Air Field Oct 2-3-4 hs, green five line air race cachet, violet 'Connecting With/Atlantic & European/via New York' and 'Via Air Mail' hs's.

United States Internal, 1924, Oct 3
Dayton-Cleveland International Air Races Connecting Service with Transcontinental Airmail, C4 8c on plain cover tied by Dayton Oct 3 pmk, black circular 'McCook Air Field Oct 2-3-4 hs, green five line air race cachet, violet 'Connecting With/Atlantic & European/via New York' and 'Via Air Mail' hs's.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Dayton-Cleveland International Air Races Connecting Service with Transcontinental Airmail, C4 8c on plain cover tied by Dayton Oct 6 pmk, violet five line air race cachet, violet  'Via Air Mail' hs, typed 'First Trip/Dayton to New York/via Cleveland on/Transcontinental Air Mail Route'.

United States Internal, 1924, Oct 6
Dayton-Cleveland International Air Races Connecting Service with Transcontinental Airmail, C4 8c on plain cover tied by Dayton Oct 6 pmk, violet five line air race cachet, violet 'Via Air Mail' hs, typed 'First Trip/Dayton to New York/via Cleveland on/Transcontinental Air Mail Route'.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Commercial airmail, Chicago to Baltimore, plain cover correctly rated 8c C4 for one zone service, red winged airmail marking. Possibly an unlisted crash cover. Pencil manuscript says "Plane returned/forwarded by rail"

United States Internal, 1924, Oct 8
Commercial airmail, Chicago to Baltimore, plain cover correctly rated 8c C4 for one zone service, red winged airmail marking. Possibly an unlisted crash cover. Pencil manuscript says "Plane returned/forwarded by rail"

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Airmail PC Lakehurst to Cheyenne, bs Oct 17, commemorating the arrival in America of US Navy Dirigble ZR 3 from Germany, PC franked  C5 16c tied by Lakehurst Oct 15 pmk, also two line 'US Naval Air Stattion/Lakehurst N.J'hs, and violet three line ZR 3 arrival, three line 'Connecting with/Pacific and Orient/via San Francisco' and two line 'By US Air Mail/Transcontinental' hs.

United States Internal, 1924, Oct 15
Airmail PC Lakehurst to Cheyenne, bs Oct 17, commemorating the arrival in America of US Navy Dirigble ZR 3 from Germany, PC franked C5 16c tied by Lakehurst Oct 15 pmk, also two line 'US Naval Air Stattion/Lakehurst N.J'hs, and violet three line ZR 3 arrival, three line 'Connecting with/Pacific and Orient/via San Francisco' and two line 'By US Air Mail/Transcontinental' hs.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Commercial airmail, San Francisco to Chicago, bs 31/10, The Palace Hotel, San Francisco  corner cover correctly rated 16c C5.

United States Internal, 1924, Oct 27
Commercial airmail, San Francisco to Chicago, bs 31/10, The Palace Hotel, San Francisco corner cover correctly rated 16c C5.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) U.S. Government flown Air Mail, Ouden, Utah to New York, b/s tying 'Health Christmas 1924' vignette, franked 24c C3 and 2c ordinary, nice strike violet winged 'Via US Air Mail' hs, ms 'Air Mail',

United States Internal, 1924, Dec 20
U.S. Government flown Air Mail, Ouden, Utah to New York, b/s tying 'Health Christmas 1924' vignette, franked 24c C3 and 2c ordinary, nice strike violet winged 'Via US Air Mail' hs, ms 'Air Mail',

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) U.S. Government flown Air Mail, Pittsburgh to Los Angeles, bs Feb 1, franked 24c C3, ms 'Air Mail',

United States Internal, 1925, Jan 31
U.S. Government flown Air Mail, Pittsburgh to Los Angeles, bs Feb 1, franked 24c C3, ms 'Air Mail',

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) U.S. Government flown Air Mail, Sacramento to Oakland, Ca, bs Jul 1, franked C4 6c, violet 'Via Air Mail' hs's.

United States Internal, 1925, Jul 1
U.S. Government flown Air Mail, Sacramento to Oakland, Ca, bs Jul 1, franked C4 6c, violet 'Via Air Mail' hs's.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) U.S. Government flown Air Mail #175, Des Moines to New York, bs Jul 2, franked C5 16c, black framed official cachet 'First Official Stop By/U.S.Transcontinental Planes ........'.

United States Internal, 1925, Jul 1
U.S. Government flown Air Mail #175, Des Moines to New York, bs Jul 2, franked C5 16c, black framed official cachet 'First Official Stop By/U.S.Transcontinental Planes ........'.

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(United States Internal) Bellefonte to New York, bs 2/7, carried on Government First Overnight Flight #177af, New York-Chicago, plain cover correctly franked new 10c rate  C6 and 2c, canc Air Mail Field Bellefonte cds, black three line "Air Mail/First Overnight Flight/New York-Chicago, also 'First Flight' hs.

United States Internal, 1925, Jul 1
Bellefonte to New York, bs 2/7, carried on Government First Overnight Flight #177af, New York-Chicago, plain cover correctly franked new 10c rate C6 and 2c, canc Air Mail Field Bellefonte cds, black three line "Air Mail/First Overnight Flight/New York-Chicago, also 'First Flight' hs.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) First Overnight Flight New York to Chicago, plain cover franked special 10c rate for this service, postmarked Chicago 1/7, addressed to Springfield, Ill, ms ' Via New York, black three line "Overnight Air Mail/First Trip July 1 - 1925/Connecting New York-Chicago", magenta 'Via Air Mail' hs.

United States Internal, 1925, Jul 1
First Overnight Flight New York to Chicago, plain cover franked special 10c rate for this service, postmarked Chicago 1/7, addressed to Springfield, Ill, ms ' Via New York, black three line "Overnight Air Mail/First Trip July 1 - 1925/Connecting New York-Chicago", magenta 'Via Air Mail' hs.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) First Overnight Flight New York to Chicago, plain cover franked special 10c rate for this service, postmarked Chicago 1/7, addressed to New York, magenta three line "Air Mail/First Overnight Flight/Chicago-New York", typed ' Via New York-Chicago Night Air Mail'.

United States Internal, 1925, Jul 1
First Overnight Flight New York to Chicago, plain cover franked special 10c rate for this service, postmarked Chicago 1/7, addressed to New York, magenta three line "Air Mail/First Overnight Flight/Chicago-New York", typed ' Via New York-Chicago Night Air Mail'.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) U.S. Government flown Air Mail, San Francisco to Cleveland, OH, Hotel St Francis, San Francisco  corner cover franked 24c C6, bold strike 'Via Air Mail' hs.

United States Internal, 1925, Sep 4
U.S. Government flown Air Mail, San Francisco to Cleveland, OH, Hotel St Francis, San Francisco corner cover franked 24c C6, bold strike 'Via Air Mail' hs.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) FAM 3 intended acceleration of mail to Honduras by overtaking mail at Pilottown, New Orleans to Tela, bs 5/9, franked 2c, canc Sep 5th, 11.30 am, violet oval "Via Hydroplane Mail/New Orleans-Pilottown, LA/Too Late", also bears 'First Flight' cachet in error.

United States Internal, 1925, Sep 05
FAM 3 intended acceleration of mail to Honduras by overtaking mail at Pilottown, New Orleans to Tela, bs 5/9, franked 2c, canc Sep 5th, 11.30 am, violet oval "Via Hydroplane Mail/New Orleans-Pilottown, LA/Too Late", also bears 'First Flight' cachet in error.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Contract Air Mail Seattle to Los Angeles Route 8,  Fresno, CA to San Francisc, Sep 15, airmail cover franked 10c ordinary, large red official circular cachet, also red 'First Flight 'Plane' cachet.

United States Internal, 1925, Sep 15
F/F Contract Air Mail Seattle to Los Angeles Route 8, Fresno, CA to San Francisc, Sep 15, airmail cover franked 10c ordinary, large red official circular cachet, also red 'First Flight 'Plane' cachet.

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United States Internal, 1926, Apr 1
CAM 10 F/F Jacksonville-Miami, b/s large circular dated flight cachet, red/white/blue "Via Aerial Mail" envelope, fr 10c (C10) + 2c.

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United States Internal, 1926, Sep 15
First Contract Airmail Flight from Jacksonville-Atlanta, bs 15/9, on the Atlanta-Miami route, franked C7, flight cachet.

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(United States Internal) F/F Contract Air Mail Cleveland-Pittsburgh Route 11, McKeesport-Cleveland Apr 21,  franked C7 10c, large violet official circular cachet..

United States Internal, 1927, Apr 21
F/F Contract Air Mail Cleveland-Pittsburgh Route 11, McKeesport-Cleveland Apr 21, franked C7 10c, large violet official circular cachet..

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) F/F Contract Air Mail Cleveland-Pittsburgh Route 11,  ex Youngstown, bs New York bs Apr 22, ms 'First Way Air Mail/Younstown-Cleveland', franked C7 10c, large violet official circular cachet..

United States Internal, 1927, Apr 21
F/F Contract Air Mail Cleveland-Pittsburgh Route 11, ex Youngstown, bs New York bs Apr 22, ms 'First Way Air Mail/Younstown-Cleveland', franked C7 10c, large violet official circular cachet..

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(United States Internal) F/F Contract Air Mail Cleveland-Pittsburgh Route 11, Cleveland t Pittsburgh, bs Apr 21, 1 1/2c PSC with additional 2c and 6c ordinary, large black official circular cachet..

United States Internal, 1927, Apr 21
F/F Contract Air Mail Cleveland-Pittsburgh Route 11, Cleveland t Pittsburgh, bs Apr 21, 1 1/2c PSC with additional 2c and 6c ordinary, large black official circular cachet..

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Emergency Flood Service, Concord, NH to Barre, VT, bs 2/12, Roessler corner cover franked 2c, large red/white/blue 'Air Mail' etiquette. Signed by the pilot Lt. Fogg.

United States Internal, 1927, Dec 2
Emergency Flood Service, Concord, NH to Barre, VT, bs 2/12, Roessler corner cover franked 2c, large red/white/blue 'Air Mail' etiquette. Signed by the pilot Lt. Fogg.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Lindbergh Flies the Mail on CAM 2, F/F  St Louis to Chicago, Lindbergh horseshoe cachet, and on to New York bs 21/2. Francis Field authentication hs.

United States Internal, 1928, Feb 20
Lindbergh Flies the Mail on CAM 2, F/F St Louis to Chicago, Lindbergh horseshoe cachet, and on to New York bs 21/2. Francis Field authentication hs.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Reopening of Lands Downe Air Field, airmail cover franked 5c canc Youngstown cds, and on to Detroit 8/9, fine strike circular magenta commemorative cachet, signed by Clifford Ball. The airport was dedicated as Lansds Downe Field in late October 1926 and was named after Lieutenant Commander Zachary Lansds Downe commander of the US Navy airship USS Shenandoah. It was the first airport in Youngstown and the first in the region to see airmail service.

United States Internal, 1928, Sep 7
Reopening of Lands Downe Air Field, airmail cover franked 5c canc Youngstown cds, and on to Detroit 8/9, fine strike circular magenta commemorative cachet, signed by Clifford Ball. The airport was dedicated as Lansds Downe Field in late October 1926 and was named after Lieutenant Commander Zachary Lansds Downe commander of the US Navy airship USS Shenandoah. It was the first airport in Youngstown and the first in the region to see airmail service.

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United States Internal, 1929, Jul 15
F/F Detroit to Toronto, bs 15/7, and return, franked US 5c, canc Detroit 15/7, and Canada 5c, canc Toronto 15/7 cds, out and return flight cachets, airmail cover. Uncommon both ways F/F.

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United States Internal, 1929, Sep 02
Air cover franked 5c canc Cleveland AMF cds, brown National Air Races/Cleveland imprinted vignette and violet "Akron Day/Sep 2 1929" cachet.

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United States Internal, 1929, Dec 28
Last 10am flight, Cincinnati to Chicago, typed endorsement.

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United States Internal, 1930, Jun 19
New York celebrates Byrd's return from the South Pole, airmail cover franked 5c, canc New York 19/1/1930, souvenir cachet.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Costes and Bellonte Good Will Tour, Kansas City commemorative cover, postmarked Oct 2, 1930.

United States Internal, 1930, Sep 22
Costes and Bellonte Good Will Tour, Kansas City commemorative cover, postmarked Oct 2, 1930.

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(United States Internal) Ovington CAM 33 F/F Los Angeles/Atlanta, 5c airmail PSE, fine strike F/F cachet , signed by JW Martin,  pilont and Earle Ovington, co-pilot, over the latter's personal cachet.

United States Internal, 1930, Oct 15
Ovington CAM 33 F/F Los Angeles/Atlanta, 5c airmail PSE, fine strike F/F cachet , signed by JW Martin, pilont and Earle Ovington, co-pilot, over the latter's personal cachet.

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United States Internal, 1931, Jan 18
Decateur, Illinois celebrates Byrd's return from the South Pole, airmail cover franked 5c, attractive gold souvenir cachet.

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United States Internal, 1931, Apr 1
St. James Chalevoix, Mich, Emergency Air Mail Flight, air cover franked 5c, canc St James cds, blue oval flight cachet. Please note, the exact day of postage is illegible.

Perceived Value

(United States Internal) Virginia Airport Inspection Air Tour, Bluefields, large violet cachet, signed by tour organiser and pilot, George H Miller.

United States Internal, 1931, Apr 30
Virginia Airport Inspection Air Tour, Bluefields, large violet cachet, signed by tour organiser and pilot, George H Miller.

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United States Internal, 1931, Jun 11
Walter Hinton Aviation Tour, Toledo-Memphis, commem cover signed by Walter Hinton.

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United States Internal, 1931, Jun 15
First AM 20 over the Fort Worth-Nashville route, b/s, First Contract, official cachet front and Chamber of Commerce cachet verso.

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(United States Internal) Dedication Fort Pembina Airport, cachet, air cover, signed by pilot, Russell J McNown.

United States Internal, 1931, Sep 07
Dedication Fort Pembina Airport, cachet, air cover, signed by pilot, Russell J McNown.

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(United States Internal) F/F 6c-13c new rates for Domestic airmail, cover flown from San Francisco with commemorative cachet.

United States Internal, 1932, Jul 06
F/F 6c-13c new rates for Domestic airmail, cover flown from San Francisco with commemorative cachet.

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(United States Internal) Williamsport Air Meet, large violet cachet verso, signed by pilot, Fred W. Soule.

United States Internal, 1933, Sep 23
Williamsport Air Meet, large violet cachet verso, signed by pilot, Fred W. Soule.

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United States Internal, 1934, Jan 28
5th anniversary Byrd's Trans Atlantic flight, souvenir cover franked 1933 Second Antarctic expedition 3c, canc Chicago 28/1/34 cds.

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United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
F/F US Army Emergency Flight, Route19, Miami to New York, ms 'First Flight /Army Emergency Air Mail Service'.

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United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
F/F US Army Emergency Flight, Route 3, Chicago to Dallas, 20/2 arrival ds on front, ms 'First Flight by Army Plane/on Route 3 to Dallas, Texas'.

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(United States Internal) F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Routes AM 17 & 19, San Francisco 6pm-Chicago 22/2, souvenir cover franked usual rate of 8c.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Routes AM 17 & 19, San Francisco 6pm-Chicago 22/2, souvenir cover franked usual rate of 8c.

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(United States Internal) F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM11 from Washington 10.30pm, plain cover franked usual rate of 8c, purple four line emergency flight cachet..

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM11 from Washington 10.30pm, plain cover franked usual rate of 8c, purple four line emergency flight cachet..

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(United States Internal) F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 25,  Maimi 6pm to Baltimore, souvenir cover franked usual rate of 8c.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 25, Maimi 6pm to Baltimore, souvenir cover franked usual rate of 8c.

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(United States Internal) F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 34,  Kansas City 5.30pm to St Louis, airmail 8c PSC. Ironed vertical crease.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 34, Kansas City 5.30pm to St Louis, airmail 8c PSC. Ironed vertical crease.

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(United States Internal) F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17&18,  Berkley, CA 5pm to Toledo, OH, plain cover franked usual rate of 8c.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17&18, Berkley, CA 5pm to Toledo, OH, plain cover franked usual rate of 8c.

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(United States Internal) F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 27,  Detroit AMF 3pm to Toledo, airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c, black four line emergency flight cachet.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 27, Detroit AMF 3pm to Toledo, airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c, black four line emergency flight cachet.

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(United States Internal) US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Brooklyn, NY 12.30pm to Cleveland, bs 28/2/7pm, airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot 2nd Lt. James H Rathbrook,

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Brooklyn, NY 12.30pm to Cleveland, bs 28/2/7pm, airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot 2nd Lt. James H Rathbrook,

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(United States Internal) Army Emergency Air Mail Service Crash Cover #340219, F/F Atlanta to New York, franked 8c, ms 'First Flight/Army Emergency/Air Mail Service'.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 19
Army Emergency Air Mail Service Crash Cover #340219, F/F Atlanta to New York, franked 8c, ms 'First Flight/Army Emergency/Air Mail Service'.

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(United States Internal) F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 34 from St Louis AMF to kansas City, bs 21/s. airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 20
F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 34 from St Louis AMF to kansas City, bs 21/s. airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c.

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(United States Internal) F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 27 from Detroit 3pm to Toledo 20/2 7.30pm, airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c, black four line emergency flight cachet..

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 20
F/F US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 27 from Detroit 3pm to Toledo 20/2 7.30pm, airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c, black four line emergency flight cachet..

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(United States Internal) US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Brooklyn, NY 12.30pm to Cleveland, bs 28/2/7pm, airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot 2nd Lt. William S Proch.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 28
US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Brooklyn, NY 12.30pm to Cleveland, bs 28/2/7pm, airmail cover franked usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot 2nd Lt. William S Proch.

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(United States Internal) US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 23 from Atlanta, posmarked Atlanta AMF 6pm, to Ohio, 5c airmail PSE with additional 5c. Signed by the pilot Lt. ET ?Garneau. Believed to be a crash cover.

United States Internal, 1934, Feb 28
US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 23 from Atlanta, posmarked Atlanta AMF 6pm, to Ohio, 5c airmail PSE with additional 5c. Signed by the pilot Lt. ET ?Garneau. Believed to be a crash cover.

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(United States Internal) US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Harrisburg Pa 6am to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail 5c PSC with added 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.

United States Internal, 1934, Mar 1
US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Harrisburg Pa 6am to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail 5c PSC with added 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.

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(United States Internal) US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Brooklyn, NY 12.30pm to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail PSC cover + 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.

United States Internal, 1934, Mar 3
US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Brooklyn, NY 12.30pm to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail PSC cover + 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.

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(United States Internal) US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Newark, NJ 10.00pm to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail PSC cover + 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.

United States Internal, 1934, Mar 3
US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 17 from Newark, NJ 10.00pm to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail PSC cover + 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.

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(United States Internal) US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 11 from Pittsburgh AMF 8.00pm to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail PSC cover + 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.

United States Internal, 1934, Mar 5
US Army Emergency Service over Contract Airmail Route AM 11 from Pittsburgh AMF 8.00pm to Steubenville, Ohio, airmail PSC cover + 3c for usual rate of 8c. Signed by the pilot.

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United States Internal, 1934, Mar 12
F/F US Army Emergency Flight, Route 4, Harrisburg to San Diego, bs 15/3 20/2 arrival ds on front, ms 'First Flight by Army Plane/on Route 3 to Dallas, Texas'.

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(United States Internal) CAM 6, revised route #12, F/F Salt Lake City to Pendleton, bs 2/6, plain cover franked 8c, typed "First Flight/A.M. #12/embracing Pendleton", large pale blue winged 'Air Mail' hs.

United States Internal, 1934, Jun 2
CAM 6, revised route #12, F/F Salt Lake City to Pendleton, bs 2/6, plain cover franked 8c, typed "First Flight/A.M. #12/embracing Pendleton", large pale blue winged 'Air Mail' hs.

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(United States Internal) Lake Village plain cover franked 8c air, red framed cachet., commemorating Lindbergh's First Night Flight, Lake Village, April 1923,

United States Internal, 1934, Jun 14
Lake Village plain cover franked 8c air, red framed cachet., commemorating Lindbergh's First Night Flight, Lake Village, April 1923,

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United States Internal, 1934, Jun 20
Dedication Shoemaker Field, Michigan, printed souvenir air cover postmarked AMF Detroit 20/6/34.

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United States Internal, 1934, Jul 21
Dedication of Koshkonong airport, typed signed inscription flown on state air tour by Dr JD Brock, pm Kansas City, Jul 21st. 25 flown.

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United States Internal, 1934, Oct 12
American Airlines first six hour service, Dallas-Chicago, franked 6c, souvenir cover, POA, pilot signed.

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(United States Internal) First airmail service out of Vero Beach, Florida, First Contract, official cachet, printed "First Flight" cover.

United States Internal, 1935, Oct 15
First airmail service out of Vero Beach, Florida, First Contract, official cachet, printed "First Flight" cover.

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(United States Internal) First US Airplane Rocket Flight, Greenwood Lake, souvenir sepia  photocard, Green cachet tying red vignette, verso photo of rocket plane in flight. Image.

United States Internal, 1936, Feb 23
First US Airplane Rocket Flight, Greenwood Lake, souvenir sepia photocard, Green cachet tying red vignette, verso photo of rocket plane in flight. Image.

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(United States Internal) New York Expo, undated cover prepared for rocket mail,  two triangular 'Rocket Flight New York' stamps  tied violet 'Delivery with Rocket Flight' hs.. Not flown.

United States Internal, 1936, May 6
New York Expo, undated cover prepared for rocket mail, two triangular 'Rocket Flight New York' stamps tied violet 'Delivery with Rocket Flight' hs.. Not flown.

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(United States Internal) Reopening of Lovell Field, Chatanooga Airport, attractive commemorative cover franked 9c.

United States Internal, 1937, Apr 15
Reopening of Lovell Field, Chatanooga Airport, attractive commemorative cover franked 9c.

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(United States Internal) 25th Anniversary Newport Harbour light, Newport Beach to Avalon, bs 10/5, flown by Glen Martin in the 'China Clipper', souvenir cover with inset photo of pilot.

United States Internal, 1937, May 10
25th Anniversary Newport Harbour light, Newport Beach to Avalon, bs 10/5, flown by Glen Martin in the 'China Clipper', souvenir cover with inset photo of pilot.

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(United States Internal) National Airmail Week, 20th anniversary of inauguration of regular airmail service, commemorative flight Kitty Hawk to Dayton, b/s, large purple cachet, souvenir cover signed by postmaster HM Baum.

United States Internal, 1938, May 18
National Airmail Week, 20th anniversary of inauguration of regular airmail service, commemorative flight Kitty Hawk to Dayton, b/s, large purple cachet, souvenir cover signed by postmaster HM Baum.

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United States Internal, 1938, May 19
Dedication McCombe Airport, printed souvenir air cover postmarked McComb 19/5/38, arrival ds Indianapolis 20/5.

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(United States Internal) F/F USAM40 out of Tampa, cachet, signed by ?pilot J.C.Wall.

United States Internal, 1938, Oct 10
F/F USAM40 out of Tampa, cachet, signed by ?pilot J.C.Wall.

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(United States Internal) First AM 1001 Experimental Pick Up service out of Coatesville, PA, First Contract, official cachet.

United States Internal, 1939, Jun 04
First AM 1001 Experimental Pick Up service out of Coatesville, PA, First Contract, official cachet.

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(United States Internal) Dedication South Dayton Airport, large violet cachet, signed by pilot Lt. Gerald Chatterton.

United States Internal, 1941, Nov 30
Dedication South Dayton Airport, large violet cachet, signed by pilot Lt. Gerald Chatterton.

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United States Internal, 1945, Oct 21
Intended but underpaid airmail, Boston-Lewisburg, Pen, no arrival ds, franked C25, purple three line "Insufficient postage/for air Mail forwarded/by regular mail" hs.

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(United States Internal) First Helicopter flight AM 111, Greenwich, Conn to New York AMF, large cachet.

United States Internal, 1952, Dec 10
First Helicopter flight AM 111, Greenwich, Conn to New York AMF, large cachet.

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United States Internal, 1961, Mar 3
Anniversary 10,000th Atlantic Barrier Flight, franked 4c, canc New York cds.

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(United States Internal) United Sates, 50th anniversary 1st Air Mail service in New Jersey, South Amboy-Perth Amboy, cachet, b/s

United States Internal, 1962, Jul 4
United Sates, 50th anniversary 1st Air Mail service in New Jersey, South Amboy-Perth Amboy, cachet, b/s

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(United States Internal) Canadian Vietnam Peace Keeping Force, air letter from Force HQ in San Francisco to Ontario, exempt from postage, postmarked 'Army Postal Service/9 Mar 1973/San Francisco, CA',  large green framed 'Canadian Observers/Vietnam/Peace Keeping Force' hand stamp, very fine. Set up in 1973 to help maintain the Paris Peace Accords following the Vietnam War. Unusual and interesting. Image.

United States Internal, 1973, Mar 9
Canadian Vietnam Peace Keeping Force, air letter from Force HQ in San Francisco to Ontario, exempt from postage, postmarked 'Army Postal Service/9 Mar 1973/San Francisco, CA', large green framed 'Canadian Observers/Vietnam/Peace Keeping Force' hand stamp, very fine. Set up in 1973 to help maintain the Paris Peace Accords following the Vietnam War. Unusual and interesting. Image.

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(United States Internal) American Airmail Society Annual Convention, Seattle 1991, unofficial commemorative hand drawn cover, Shenandoah vignette tied by Bull Mountain/12 May 1991 cachet.

United States Internal, 1991, May 11
American Airmail Society Annual Convention, Seattle 1991, unofficial commemorative hand drawn cover, Shenandoah vignette tied by Bull Mountain/12 May 1991 cachet.

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