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Title Delta Inaugural Service Boeing 747 Glass Jar
Date 1970
Collection Delta Air Lines Promotional Objects
Object Name Jar
Catalog Number 2001.7.1
Description A. Clear glass jar with footed base. Printed with gold script on one side at top: "Inaugural Service Boeing 747." Middle section is printed on all sides in gold script with names of cities to be served by Delta 747s: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami. Around the bottom of jar is printed in gold script: "Delta Air Lines"
B. Clear glass lid.
Depth (in) 4
Height (in) 10.5
Width (in) 4
Dimension Details Pieces: 2
Provenance The item commemorates the inaugural service of Delta's first wide-body jet, the Boeing 747, on October 25, 1970.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Boeing 747-100
Subjects Glassware
Inaugurations
Aircraft
Airplanes
Credit line Gift of Edward W. Wolak