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Nueva Crónica y Buen Gobierno
Nueva Crónica y Buen Gobierno (c.1615)
"75th Anniversary, Universal Postal Union, First Day of Issue, International Trade Mart, New Orleans, La, Air Hun of the Americas." Postmarked November 18, 1949.
"Again the Passing of the Old for the New. Last Trip of US Mail by Boat From Grand Isle to New Orleans Route in Operation 65 Years - on Same Boat 10 Years. Hereafter Mail Carried by Bus Over New Road. Cachet by Crescent City Stamp Club and Grand Isle Chamber of Commerce." The cachet includes a map showing the old water route and the new bus route. Postmarked June 30, 1934.
Early in 1862, General P.G.T. Beauregard issued a request to the Southern states for bells to be made into cannons for the Confederate army. The donated bells were shipped to New Orleans to be melted down and re-cast. However, the bells were never…
"Dedicating Shushan Airport, the First Combined Land and Seaplane Air Terminal in the World. Cachet by Association of Commerce and Crescent City Stamp Club." Postmarked February 9, 1934. Shusan Airport was the city's main airport from 1934 until 1946. It is now known as the Lakefront Airport.
"Dedication U.S. Naval Air Station, Houma, LA. Commander B.F. Jenkins, U.S.N." US Navy postmark May 1, 1943.
"First Air Mail Flight by Robertson Airplane Service Co. New Orleans La. To Houston, Texas, From Wedell-Williams Airport. Cachet by Crescent City Stamp Club" Postmarked July 25, 1934.
"First Air Mail Flight from Shushan Airport, New Orleans, LA. By Eastern Air Lines Inc., New Orleans to New York, NY. Cachet by Crescent City Stamp Club." Postmarked May 28, 1934.