Collectible Coin Honors China Clipper
Now you can own a collectible coin picturing the first plane to make a commercial transpacific airmail flight. The China Clipper took off on November 22, 1935, from Alameda, California and arrived at Manila on November 29. It was the first plane to deliver mail across the Pacific Ocean. The flight was an incredible moment in aviation history and, today, California has designated the Naval Air Station in Alameda where China Clipper took off a California Historical Landmark.
The China Clipper continued delivering mail across the Pacific until it crashed and was destroyed on Janaury 8, 1945. Several postage stamps have been issued over the years to commemorate this important plane. This coin is a reminder of the China Clipper's place in postal and world history, it will make a neat addition to your collection.