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Cover Type: USA domestic with stamp(s)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Nov 18, 17
Edited on:Nov 18, 17
 
Postmark: Jun 26, 1918 (Aviation Training Station)
Origin: Newport News, Virginia, UNITED STATES
Destination: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
 
Description:

1c green (#498) x3 from booklet pane, tied by "Newport News Va. Aviation Sta. Jun 26 1918" duplex postmarks, on cover to Washington, D.C.

On Sept. 6, 1916, the U.S. Army selected Newport News, Va., as its principal aviation training station, a role in which it produced more than 1,000 pilots during World War 1.

Accompanying photo is of a Curtiss Jenny landing at the Newport News Aviation Training Station during the war.

Owner's ID: 1725
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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