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Catalog Number 10645-1552
Title Brochure; American Railway Express Company; Offset Lithograph; Air Express Service
Object Name Brochure
Description Brochure from the American Railway Express Company for their "Air Express Service". Four panels, front and back with information, folded. The front page has the image of a plane diving over a city in the background. The brochure has black text with orange section titles. The first panel features title "Introducing // Air Express Service" followed by four paragraphs of text describing the services. Two panels feature a "Coast to Coast Air Express Service" map of the contiguous United States with routes listed beneath and an orange line with routes marked on the map. Another panel features text on "What Can Be Sent By Air Express" and "Not Permitted" listed the shipments allowed and not permitted. The back of the panels features a char with Air Express Rates. Accompanying the chart is a panel titled "Regarding Air Express Rates" explaining the rates depicted in the chart. Typed around the chart in blue ink is the notice: "To ascertain the through rates to or from Falls City, Nebr. the raill rates to St. Joe will have to be added."
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist American Railway Express Company
Made American Railway Express Company
Height (in) 9.125
Width (in) 4.063
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection