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25-cent China Clipper

25c Transpacific China Clipper bottom plate block of six

Scott Catalogue USA: C20
Description:

Four plates were used to print this air mail stamp issue. They are 21473, 21474, 21475 and (shown) 21476.

This bottom margin of a plate block contains six stamps illustrating the Martin M-130. Only three such airplanes as were actually built. They were named the China Clipper, the Hawaiian Clipper and the Philippine Clipper.

Date:
1935
Medium:
paper; ink (blue); gummed
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 x 4 3/4 in. (7.62 x 12.07 cm)
Museum ID:
2005.2004.104.1-6
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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