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Photograph of de Havilland airmail plane #299

Description:

Modified de Havilland airmail plane, number 299. This version of the basic de Havilland airmail plane could hold 1000 pounds of mail (twice as much as a regular de Havilland mail plane). Postal officials nicknamed it the “pregnant cow.”

Photographer: Unknown

Date:
c. 1920
Medium:
paper; photo-emulsion
Museum ID:
A.2006-1
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Credits:
National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection
Photographer: Unknown
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