Query: Cachets (Philately)
Philatelic and First Day Cover Collection
Dates:
bulk 1918-1999
Size:
1.99 Cubic feet ((5 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0473
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of philatelic items and first day covers from a variety of sources including flown items, cacheted covers, stamps, and first day covers. Flown items in the collection include letters from the first flights of various air mail routes; a letter carried aboard the first flight of the …

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in NASM.XXXX.0473 for Cachets (Philately)
Stephen A. Douglas World War Two Envelopes
Creators:
Douglas, Stephen A., 1912- (World War II soldier)
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0755
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is divided into two series. Series 1: Illustrated Envelopes contains envelopes drawn by Stephen Douglas and mounted on mat boards. This type of painted envelope is also called "patriotic." See Lawrence Sherman, United States Patriotic Envelopes of World War II, 2006. Series 2: Unit History, documents the engineers in the South …

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in NMAH.AC.0755 for Cachets (Philately)
Pan American Airways (Pan Am) (USA) Foreign Air Mail (FAM 18) First Transatlantic Scheduled Airmail Flight Flown Letter
Creators:
Schieferecke, Kathryn
Dates:
1939
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Pan American Airways (Pan Am) inaugurated transatlantic air mail service under scheduled contract (Foreign Air Mail FAM 18) in 1939. This collection consists of a letter from Kathryn Schieferecke to her two children, Laurence and Bernadine, sent through the New York postmaster. Mrs. Schieferecke arranged for the letter to be flown on the first transatlantic airmail flight operated by Pan American Airways (Pan Am).

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in NASM.2015.0021 for Cachets (Philately)
Charles Augustus Lindbergh Philatelic Collection [Mensing]
Dates:
1977
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0027
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of nine postal covers commemorating the 50th anniversary of Charles Augustus Lindbergh's historic flight from New York to Paris in 1927 and the following good will tour.

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in NASM.2016.0027 for Cachets (Philately)