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America Takes Flight Stamp Collection

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  • Dimensions: 6" x 4" x 1/8"
Soar through the skies as aviation is celebrated in this 6 piece stamp set. Your first flight is on an airmail flight. Celebrate 20 years of mail delivery by air with this 6 cent, 1938 issue airmail stamp featuring an eagle. Board the Spirit of St. Louis and fly over the Atlantic ocean with the 1977 13 cent 50th anniversary stamp of Lindbergh's famous flight. Skip the jet and board the bioplane to deliver mail from New York to Washington D.C. as displayed on this 1989 Universal Postal Congress 25 cent stamp. Look out your window and view the Statue of Liberty as you fly over the City of New York's famous skyline with this 1947 15 cent air mail stamp. Your journey through the clouds would not be complete without a tribute to the Wright Brothers. Wilbur and Orville Wright are honored on a 1949 6 cent air mail stamp featuring the first free controlled and sustained powered flight by man. Your last trip is a domestic flight delivering air mail across the continental United States and Alaska. The 6 cent air mail stamp was issued in 1941 and also covered the rate of postage to Canada. The America Takes Flight stamp series is displayed in a 6 by 4 inch black vinyl portfolio and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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