US Airmail Stamps

Did you know
...that pilot Eddie Gardner got his nickname "Turkey Bird" because of his wobbly takeoffs?
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The first U.S. airmail stamp is also the most famous. When a sheet of the 1918 24-cent airmail stamp with the airplane vignette inverted relative to the frame, philatelic history was made. Since 1918, a number of notable aircraft and aviation pioneers have been celebrated on U.S. airmail stamps.

Learn more about the most famous U.S. airmail stamp, the Inverted Jenny »

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

A US airmail stamp

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