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Copy the first Evening Times newspaper to be delivered to Tiree by aeroplane, 1929

Original copy of The Evening Times newspaper, July 18 1929. It was the first newspaper to be delivered to Tiree by aeroplane. Front page states “Delivered in Tiree by Aeroplane” with an article about the delivery and passengers. The newspaper was initially kept on display in the Thatched Cottage Museum, Sandaig, until its closure and sale in 2010. The plastic sleeve is the original from the museum with a label that reads “Read all about it”.

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The first newspaper to be delivered to Tiree by plane

The original copy of this `The Evening Times`, 18th July 1929, was displayed in the Thatched Cottage Museum until its closure in 2010. The newspaper contains a report about itself: `Delivered in Tiree by Aeroplane`.

Normal Location: Filing Cabinet 9: drawer 3
Current Location: on loan

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