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Note from pilot Max Miller to Benjamin Lipsner

Description:

Airmail pilot Max Miller wrote this note to Benjamin Lipsner, Superintendent of Airmail Service, on November 29, 1918. In his note, Miller references an American flag that Lipsner had given him to commemorate some of the Post Office Department’s airmail flights. The note says, “Here is hoping this little flag will never be worn out making new trips. It’s charm is undoubtfull [sic]. ”

Miller carried the flag in his airplane during five flights; his note about those flights is also in the National Postal Museum's collection (museum id 1982.0157.711).

Date:
November 28, 1918
Markings:
Nov. 28 -18 / Here is hoping this little flag / will never be worn out making / new trips. It's charm is undoubtfull. / Max Miller
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
7.5 x 14 cm (2 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Museum ID:
1982.0157.712
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Additional Records
  • Certificate of appointment for postmaster
  • Certificate of appointment for postmaster
  • Letter of appointment for Benjamin Lipsner
  • Max Miller's letter of support for Benjamin Lipsner
  • Franklin and Foxcroft rate chart
  • Flight report by pilot James Edgerton
  • List of the first airmail mechanics and pilots
  • Note from pilot Max Miller to Benjamin Lipsner
  • Note from pilot Max Miller to Benjamin Lipsner
  • Memo from B. Lipsner to Army Adjutant General
  • US Army Quartermaster's Department letter
  • Letter of retirement for John T. Jackson
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