Mint Souvenir Sheet Honors Aviator Harriet Quimby
Issued in 2012, this neat mint souvenir sheet honors the 100th anniversary of Harriet Quimby’s death. A journalist and drama critic, she was the first American woman to receive a pilot’s license, and the first woman to fly the English Channel solo. This mint souvenir sheet pictures Quimby in her signature purple flight suit as well as the Blériot XI plane she flew on her famed voyage.
This sheet is a fitting tribute to a true aviation pioneer – order yours today.