Today’s feedsack Friday subject is flying – not as in birds; we’ve already covered them. While rare, there are feedsacks with images of airplanes. One that we found includes all modes of transportation, but has a picture of an early 20th century airplane:
While this feedsack also depicts everything from trains and boats to early motorcars and carriages, we thought it deserved inclusion in the flying topic.
There are other sacks, however, that concentrate exclusively on aircraft. The first one we found, early in our feedsack-selling career, was the American Airlines feedsack that shows 1940’s planes along with airport and regional scenery and is captioned in script with place names and with the name American Airlines. We have no idea why a sack would exist that concentrates solely on one company, and we’ve not seen a sack for any other airline.
We also found another sack that shows a variety of 1940’s aircraft, shown below. And of course, the well-known World War II feedsack shows aircraft in wartime.
Finally, there’s another sack that fits todays topic of flight, but this one’s out of this world: