Grow Your Airmail Collection with 5 Different U.S. First Flight Covers
The US airmail service played a big role in the future of mail delivery in the United States. It also heralded the beginning of an aviation revolution, with bigger and better planes rolling out with every passing year.
These five different First Flight Covers were issued between 1926 and 1989, and marked the beginning of new airmail routes across the US. They're each a piece of history that has been up in the air with the daring pilots of the airmail service. Covers may vary, but you're sure to get a range of different cities and years. You could even see a cover that went overseas!
Take advantage of this special collecting opportunity and add these First Flight Covers to your collection today.
What is a “First Flight Cover”?
It’s a cover that flew on the very first air flight between two airports. It’s canceled on the date of the flight and usually has a rubber-stamp cachet.