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airmail flight cover: Pan American World Airways, Malaysia

Date:1957
Medium:paper, ink
Dimensions:5 x 9 1/2 inches (12.7 x 24.1 cm)
Credit Line:Gift of the Captain John B. Russell Family
Accession Number:2012.149.2336 a b
Collection:Aviation Archive
Category:Philately
Subcategory:Airmail Flight Cover
Airline:Pan American World Airways
Description

a. Airmail flight cover, postmarked Johore, Malaysia, August 31, 1957; white envelope with orange and black map of Malaysia printed at left, “First day cover commemorating Malayan Independence.” b. Backing sheet with two sets of mounting corners, with handwritten caption: “First day cover of Malaya” and black and white photograph of Pan American World Airways, Douglas DC-6.

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