Captain and Navigator with mail sacks, prior to flight.

Capt. Edwin Musick and R.O.D. Sullivan next to the China Clipper before leaving San Francisco Bay with the first transpacific airmail. On the ground, L to R: Postmaster Gen. James Farley, Asst. Postmaster Gen. Harllee Branch and Pan Am Pres. Juan Tripp.

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