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First plane & modern plane
Date Issued: 1953-05-29
Postage Value: 6 cents

Commemorative issue
Powered flight 50th anniversary
First plane & modern plane

Design of this issue paid tribute to years of progress in American aviation.

With the Wright brothers' "Flyer" silhouetted along with a contemporary
jetliner, graphic proof about the level of progress in a relatively short time
is illustrated. No one situation, other than the Wright brothers' contribution,
is spotlighted.
 

Topic: Airplane (150)  

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