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OBJECT SHOWCASE: Experimental Flight Mail

Throughout the 20th century, postal officials have tried a number of ways to transport mail by air, some more successful than others. But even those that were quickly proven inefficient or useless are remembered. After all, without experimentation, better transportation methods would never be discovered.

Here are envelopes from some of the Airmail Service's experimental flights.

Airmail postcard Helicopter service - Chicago envelope Autogiro - 1939 envelope Autogiro 1939 - Phily Artwork for 1st helicopter service          
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