1920 interrupted transcontinental air service flight cover

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Title
1920 interrupted transcontinental air service flight cover
Collection

Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps

September 13, 1920; Interrupted trans-continental air service flight. Mail was carried by aeroplane as far as Wyoming when plane was burned. Mail was then delivered by rail to Tacoma.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 44087
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Genres
Postage stamps
Postage stamps
Notes
Citation/reference: Scott Catalogue USA 405
Content: Cover was flown from New York as far as Wyoming where the plane was burned the mail was then forwarded by rail
Physical Description
Extent: Paper ink
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 50603a00-c629-012f-a5b2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2013: Digitized
  • 44087: Issued
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "1920 interrupted transcontinental air service flight cover" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 44087. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c54c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "1920 interrupted transcontinental air service flight cover" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c54c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (44087). 1920 interrupted transcontinental air service flight cover Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c54c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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1920 interrupted transcontinental air service flight cover