The Pan Am "Pioneer Flights" Collector Plates
Pan Am began issuing "Pan Am Pioneer Flights Collector Plates" in 1979 to commemorate historic moments of the airline's past. As every collector knows "FIRST EDITIONS" are always the star performers on the market and will only increase in value. These "FIRST EDITION" Pan Am collector plates are a great investment.
There were originally 6 plates in the series manufactured by Bauscher Weidens a leading manufacturer of fine Bavarian Porcelain. Fortunately I have 4 of the 6 plates.
These plates were purchased directly from the Pan Am Archives just after Pan Am stopped flying 20 years ago. After all these years, they are still packed in their original shipping cartons addressed to Pan Am. Just remember, these plates are new not used.
Purchase a piece of history at a great price! Dimensions: 8 5/8" in diameter.
Pan Am's Ford Tri-Motor inaugurated air service between the United States and Central America in September 1929. Dubbed the "Tin Goose", the Ford Tri-Motor was also used by Pan Am in Alaska.More Info
Pan Am's Martin M-130 flying boat, known as the "China Clipper", made the first scheduled flight across the Pacific, San Francisco to Manila. Flying time-60 hours.More Info
The Lockheed Constellation was the first modern pressurized transport for high altitude, over-the-weather flying and carried the heaviest load over the greatest distance-all in the fastest time.More Info
Pan Am's Sidorsky S-38, flown by Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, carried the first airmail from Miami to the Canal Zone on February 4, 1929. The newly designed 100 mile an hour Sikorsky was often referred to as the "Flying Duck"More Info