Pan American Flying Boat Air Route to Singapore via Manila
compiled by Dirk H.R. Spennemann
This page presents some images of stamps and covers produced for the Pan American flying boat service across the Pacific to Singapore. On 9 May 1941 PanAm extended its route network by adding a Manila-Singapore leg. As with the rest of the PanAm network in the Western Pacific, the service was terminated after Pearl Harbor.
Cover from Guam to Singapore. Postmark is Guam 9 May 1941 and the backstamp is Singapore on the 9th, as part of the first contract flight.
Cover from Manila to Singapore. Postmark is Manila 9 May 1941 and the backstamp is Singapore on the 9th, as part of the first contract flight.
Cover from Singapore to Guam . Postmark is Singapore 9 May 1941 , as part of the first contract flight.
Cover from Singapore to Manila . Postmark is Singapore 9 May 1941 , as part of the first contract flight.
Bibliographic citation for this documentSpennemann, Dirk H.R. (2002). Pan American Flying Boat Air Route to Singapore via Manila. Commemorative Cachets
Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.
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