Mail Bag

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    Mail Bag

    Fabric mail bag marked "U.S. Mail, 1., Foreign."; size 56cm x 61cm.

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    Mail Bag

    Fabric mail bag marked "U.S. Mail, 1., Foreign."; size 56cm x 61cm.

    2 of 2

Air Mail Bag

Early air mail was placed in heavy canvas bags and carried inside a special compartment in front of the pilot on most mail planes