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Florida International Airport Cancel Without City Identification - Where?

 
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Posted 04/11/2022   3:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add DonSellos to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I have not seen one of these cancels before.

Can someone tell me from what Florida city this international airport cancel originated?

Thanks.

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Posted 04/11/2022   3:46 pm  Show Profile Check GeoffHa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GeoffHa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Unlikely to be anywhere other than Miami at that point, I assume.
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Posted 04/11/2022   3:50 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Miami.

From the 1960 "Directory of Post Offices", POD Publication 26:

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Miami to Brazil

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Posted 04/11/2022   4:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add mml1942 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
International Airport is/was a Classified Branch of Miami, FL per 1951 Postal Guide
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Posted 04/11/2022   4:30 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add DonSellos to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks, John Becker, Geoff, Rod, and mml1942.

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A similar case is the Air Base, California postmark used by the Fairfield-Suisan AFB in the late 1940s and early 50s. The base was later renamed to Travis AFB.
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Indeed! Here is a portion of the California listings from the 1949 Official Postal Guide:


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