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airmail flight cover: Pan American World Airways, FAM-14, San Francisco - Tokyo route

Date:9/25/1947
Maker:Pan American Airways, Inc.
Medium:ink on paper
Dimensions:3 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches (8.9 x 16.5 cm)
Accession Number:1994.18.079
Collection:Aviation Archive
Category:Philately
Subcategory:Airmail Flight Cover
Airline:Pan American World Airways
Description

Cachet: purple, Clipper, "United States Air Mail First Flight F.A.M. 14 San Francisco To Tokyo, Japan." Postage Stamp: blue 25 cents Clipper, Golden Gate Bridge, "Air Mail United States Postage." Additional stamps: rectangular red stamp with Japanese characters; orange "International Air Mail Round The World Inaugural To & From Japan 1947." Postmark: "San Francisco, Calif. Sep 25, 8 PM 1947," killer: type 1. Back stamp: "Tokyo Nippon 28.9.47." Envelope: repeated eagle pattern; Pan American stationery and return address; to: "c/o Pan American World Airways, Tokyo Japan."

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