Airmail: The allure of the long-distance air letter

The young woman behind the desk within my local post office looked bewildered. “I think we’ve got some somewhere”, she mumbled before returning with a pile of dusty envelopes. “Nobody really asks for these any more,” she admitted.

A hundred years ago this month the world’s very first air mail service began

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