Mystic’s 2018U.S. Stamp Catalog Complimentary $5.00 Copy The Catalog for Stamp Collectors Volume 2 100th Anniversary of U.S. AirmailU.S. airmail service began on May 15, 1918, with the first official flight between Washington, D.C., and New York City, with a stop in Philadelphia. It was the start of a new era in mail delivery. The cover above was carried on this first trip, as shown by its postmark. It bears the 24¢ stamp (#C3) whose printing produced the most famous error of all time – the Inverted Jenny. As airmail’s popularity increased, rates fell quickly. Two more stamps were issued – #C1 and #C2, with Scott numbers assigned by face value. The year of airmail’s 100th anniversary Complimentary $5.00 Copy The Catalog for Stamp Collectors Volume 2 100th Anniversary of U.S. AirmailU.S. airmail service began on May 15, 1918, with the first official flight between Washington, D.C., and New York City, with a stop in Philadelphia. It was the start of a new era in mail delivery. The cover above was carried on this first trip, as shown by its postmark. It bears the 24¢ stamp (#C3) whose printing produced the most famous error of all time – the Inverted Jenny. As airmail’s popularity increased, rates fell quickly. Two more stamps were issued – #C1 and #C2, with Scott numbers assigned by face value. The year of airmail’s 100th anniversary is the perfect time to get these historic firsts for your collection. See page 146 for more...
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