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Title Pan American Clipper Cargo Shipping Label
Date ca. 1946-1953
Collection Pan American Airport Items
Catalog Number 2013.43.22
Object Name Label, Shipping
Extent of Description 1 label
Admin/Biographical History This label promotes Pan American's all-freight aircraft service, later named Pan Am Cargo, which operated from 1942-1983. Pan Am was a pioneer in all-cargo flight operations, moving military cargo during World War II and offering the first commercial transatlantic all-freight service by 1945. Source: https://jpbtransconsulting.com/2014/02/24/pan-am-series-part-xxvii-clipper-cargo/
Scope & Content Yellow label illustrated with a black-and-white cow swishing its tail, a yellow chicken poking its head out of a crate, tan-colored crates of soup and nuts, and a white/blue Pan Am propeller aircraft in flight against a blue background. Text: "Swish! IT'S HERE . . . by CLIPPER CARGO / PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS / The System of the Flying Clippers"
Credit line Delta Flight Museum
Search Terms Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Clipper Cargo
Pan Am Winged Globe Logo
Subjects Cargo
Cargo planes
Freight planes
Aircraft
Airplanes