US and PI First Transpacific Air Mail Stamps 1935



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English: US and Philippine Islands (as US Commonwealth) Air Mail stamps issued for the first commercial Transpacific flights Westbound (US-PI) and Eastbound (PI-US) between San Francisco, CA (Alameda) and Manila, PI, November 22 - December 6, 1935.

US: C20 "China Clipper" (blue) (1935, 25 cents)

PI: "Ft. Santiago" (1935, 10 centavos) and "Blood Compact" (1935, 30 Centavos) overprinted in gold "PI - US INITIAL FLIGHT December - 1935" with silhouette of Martin M-130 Pan American Airways flying boat "China Clipper"
Date November 22, 1935 (C20); December 2, 1935 (PI Overprint)
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Source Transferred from en.wikipedia; transfer was stated to be made by User:Patriot8790.
(Original text : 'The Cooper Collection of US Aero Postal History (private collection))
Author US Post Office Department, US Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Stamps); Bureau of Printing, Manila (overprinting on PI stamps). Original uploader was Centpacrr at en.wikipedia
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  • 2009-06-14 21:56 Centpacrr 2874×642× (3136797 bytes) (Changed orientation from vertical to horizontal)
  • 2009-06-14 21:04 Centpacrr 970×1855× (3126612 bytes) (Stamps)
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