Ephemera Gallery: All Items

Below you will find all of the PBA Ephemera in this collection. Click each post for more information about each item. If you have an item that is not available here and would like to donate a copy (physical or digital), please contact us. Contributions are always appreciated!
1980: Martin 4-0-4 Safety Card

1980: Martin 4-0-4 Safety Card

Ephemera | Safety Card | 1980 | Provincetown-Boston Airline / Naples Airlines branded
Martin 4-0-4
Black & White
Double-sided card
Removed from aircraft N40425

1984: Ticket Jacket: YS-11

1984: Ticket Jacket: YS-11

Ephemera | Ticket Jacket | 1984 | PBA Ticket Jacket w/YS-11 cover art with Eastern Airlines ad on back and Hertz Rental Cars ad on the interior pocket.

1976: Ticket Jacket

1976: Ticket Jacket

Ephemera | Miscellaneous | 1976 | PBA Ticket Envelope from 1976 used to return the passenger’s ticket coupon (receipt) as well as their bag tag(s) and other related documentation.
White paper envelope, roughly 6″x4″ in size.

1972: Ticket Envelope / Boarding Pass

1972: Ticket Envelope / Boarding Pass

Ephemera | Ticket Jacket | 1972 | PBA Ticket Envelope from 1972 used to return the passenger’s ticket coupon (receipt) as well as their bag tag(s) and other related documentation.
White paper, roughly 6″x4″ in size.

1985: PBA Boarding Pass Card

1985: PBA Boarding Pass Card

Ephemera | Miscellaneous | 1985 | One of PBA’s unique innovations was on-demand aircraft scheduling. This allowed for multiple-sections of flights to be operated when required, based on current demand. These multiple-sections of flights necessitated the creation of these cardboard boarding passes, in a number of different colors, which were handed out at checkin. This way you were sure to be put on the correct plane with your luggage.

1986/July: PBA Commuter Ticket Book

1986/July: PBA Commuter Ticket Book

Ephemera | Miscellaneous | 1986/July | PBA throughout its lifetime offered discounted commuter ticket books, of 10 tickets, for their regular travelers. These were produced by the Globe Ticket Company and did not resemble your normal multi-layer, carbon-copy airplane ticket of the day.

This is an unused book of 10 tickets for use between Boston, MA (BOS/KBOS) and Nantucket, MA (ACK/KACK). These were quite handy for commuters.

1976/May: Passenger Ticket Coupon

1976/May: Passenger Ticket Coupon

Ephemera | Miscellaneous | 1976/June | PBA throughout its lifetime offered discounted commuter ticket books, of 10 tickets, for their regular travelers. These were produced by the Globe Ticket Company and did not resemble your normal multi-layer, carbon-copy airplane ticket of the day.

This is a passenger coupon (receipt) from May 25th, 1976 being used between Provincetown, MA (PVC/KPVC) and Boston, MA (BOS/KBOS).

1966/June: Passenger Ticket Coupon

1966/June: Passenger Ticket Coupon

Ephemera | Miscellaneous | 1966/June | PBA throughout its lifetime offered discounted commuter ticket books, of 10 tickets, for their regular travelers. These were produced by the Globe Ticket Company and did not resemble your normal multi-layer, carbon-copy airplane ticket of the day.

This is a passenger coupon (receipt) from June 24th, 1966 being used between Provincetown, MA (PVC/KPVC) and Boston, MA (BOS/KBOS).

1954/July: First Flight Cover

1954/July: First Flight Cover

Ephemera | Miscellaneous | 1954/July | First Flight Cover from the Provincetown to Boston flight on July 19th, 1954.
In aerophilately, a branch of philately, a first flight cover, also known by the acronym FFC, is mail that has been carried on an inaugural flight of an airline, route, or aircraft, normally postmarked with the date of the flight often of the arrival destination proving it was actually carried on the aircraft and may have a special flight cachet and/or an arrival postmark.

1950: PBA Matchbook Cover

1950: PBA Matchbook Cover

Ephemera | 1950sl | PBA Matchbook Cover from the mid 1950s produced by Universal Match Corp. of Boston, featuring the 11 Passenger Lockheed Electra.