Pan American. 1956.
PAMPHLET, 9 x 4 inches, unfolding to color map, 18 x 32 inches, two and three color illustrations and text on verso. Very good condition; 1/4 inch tear to right lower edge (just outside map area), light foxing to verso (not affecting map). PAMPHLET, 9 x 4 inches, unfolding to color map, 18 x 32 inches, two and three color illustrations and text on verso. Very good condition. One of Pan Am's fine maps, with topography shown pictorially. Text includes information on Clipper destinations around the world, with focus given to destinations in Europe, Asia, and South America. Destinations in the Far East include Hong Kong, Bangkok, Saigon, and Singapore. Pan Am's Clipper Service utilized Boeing Stratocruiser aircraft, featuring a lower level lounge, with, on the main deck, sleeping berths, forward staterooms, washrooms, a service bar, and more. With accommodations for 75 passengers, it was the height of luxury travel prior to the introduction of jet service in the late 1950s. Pan Am proudly identifies itself on the brochure as "The World's Most Experienced Airline." The handsome color map is featured on the entire side of the unfolded brochure. Item #52118