Rhode Island Air Mail Covers
April 12, 1960 - First Flight - Air Mail to Chicago, Illinois
Route AM97 - Sent From Providence, Rhode Island

This Air Mail "First Flight" cover was sent on April 12, 1960 from Providence, RI to Mr. Charles R. Graves in Chicago, Illinois. The Stamp is the "7-cent deep-blue Alaska Statehood" issue of January 3, 1959 (Scott #C53) and is tied to the cover by a Providence, RI Machine Cancel. (The Design of the hand-stamped cachet is Pilot's Wings over a Map of Rhode island within a Shield with First Flight logo tied to crossing plane.)

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