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Title Northwest Orient to Shannon First Flight Cover
Date 05/01/1980
Collection Northwest Airlines Awards & Memorials
Catalog Number 2008.76.24
Object Name Cover, First Day
Extent of Description 1 envelope
Scope & Content Northwest Orient's first flight cover for New York, NY-Shannon, Ireland service. Blue cachet features a Boeing 747 in flight, a shamrock, the New York to Shannon route, and Northwest's "meatball" logo. Postmarked New York, May 1, 1980. Adressed to R. Russo, Westwood, NJ.
Credit line Delta Flight Museum
Search Terms Northwest Airlines
Northwest Orient
Boeing 747
Shannon, Ireland
Subjects Inaugurations
Stamps, Postage
Transatlantic travel