World War II Patriotic Cover
"Pots And Pans To Build New Air Force Planes ... All Out For Defense"
Boy and Girl Scouts participated in government-led drives for recyclable material during the war. A block of six United States half-cent Scott 803 are tied to the cover by duplex or flange cancel with the Louisville, Kentucky, December 29, 1943, postmark. The cachet was designed by Ludwig W. Staehle; Fleetwood Covers of Pleasantville, New York, was the publisher.