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OBJECT SHOWCASE: Crash Covers

What goes up must come down. Unfortunately, the airmail has come crashing back down earth. Here are some envelopes that survived airplane crashes.

A series of stamps, an envelope and memo from the collection of Postmaster General James Farley Badly damaged envelope recovered from an airplane crash in February 1928 Damaged envelope recovered from an airplane crash at Toledo, Ohio on February 25, 1933 Damaged envelope recovered from a mail airplane fire near Warren, Ohio on September 21, 1930          
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