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Postal money order

Description:

On March 1, 1943, Josephes Flanagan purchased this postal money order, serial number 2, in the amount of twenty-five cents payable to himself. The money order, obtained from the Waukegan, Illinois, Great Lakes Branch, Unit No. 1, bears no indication that it was cashed. As both payee and remitter, Flanagan retained both this money order and its detached receipt (Museum ID 2000.2010.2).

Date:
March 1, 1943
Markings:
13216 OFFICE NUMBER WAUKEGAN GR. LAKES BR. UNIT NO. 1, Ill. 2 SERIAL NUMBER
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
7.6 x 20.3 cm (3 x 8 in.)
Museum ID:
2000.2010.1
Place:
Illinois

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