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OBJECT SHOWCASE: U.S. Airmail Stamped Envelopes

Post Office Department airmail pilots never carried U.S. airmail stamped envelopes. The first U.S. air post stamped envelopes became available to the public on January 12, 1929. These stamped envelopes carried the red and blue border design that marked U.S. airmail stationery for most of the 20th century.

Here are some examples of U.S. airmail stamped envelopes

Issued June 28, 1971 Issued May 21, 1947 Issued May 2, 1956 First day of use stamped envelope issued on May 21, 1947 Issued September 26, 1932 Issued September 26, 1946        
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