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Pioneer Canadian First Flight

Estevan, Saskatchewan, to Winnipeg, Manitoba

October 1, 1924

 1922 1 (x3) King George V (Scott 105)
w/double rimmed oval cds and airplane stamp.

The plane crashed at Bienfait, Saskatchewan.
The 1,926 letters aboard finished the trip by rail.

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