Air Mail Covers
6, 1993 - 60th Anniversary of First Flight (AM1)
Cover Prepared by the Rhode Island Philatelic Society
This is an Event Cover
commemorating the First Flight (AM1)
flown on August 6, 1932 by
American Airlines. The cover was
issued on August 6, 1992 on the
60th anniversary of the event by
the Rhode Island Philatelic Society.
The cover bears an Airport Station, Warwick, RI
special event cancellation tying the 29-cent Flag over Whitehouse to the
cover. The cover, while not an actual air mail cover was
American Airlines flight #643 on August 6, 1992. The
Cachet shows the plane used on the first AA flight and a current AA jet
along with two AA logos.