1939 Pan Am First Transatlantic Airmail Northern Route

First Transatlantic Airmail

First acceptance of mail via New York – Southampton service (northern route). Despatch postmark 21st June with arrival post mark 29th June.

Pan Am initiated two transatlantic air service routes with the Boeing 314 Yankee Clipper.  The Northern Route included stops in Newfoundland and Ireland en route to Southampton, England. See Southern Route…

Type: First Flight Cover
Date: 21st June 1939

1939 First Transatlantic Airmail Northern Route 2/- keyplate FF

CDS: 21JUN39B ST GEORGES BERMUDA
Backstamp: DELIVERED 30 JUN 1939 LIVERPOOL GUARANTEED GENUINE J. STEPHEN
Cachet: PAN AMERICAN AIRWAYS FIRST TRANSATLANTIC AIRMAIL [SOUTHERN ROUTE Via BERMUDA, AZORES &] PORTUGAL (guessed since covered by Air Mail label and marked “Northern Route”)
Address: J. Stephen, 12 Cook Street, Liverpool 2. England.
Stamps: 2/- King George Keyplate

1939 First Transatlantic Airmail Northern Route 2/- keyplate reverse FF

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