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World War II Patriotic cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 807
Description:

"God Bless America"

The American eagle clutching the flag in its talons aspires to Victory. This is a copyright 1943 cachet by John D. Stanard of Atlanta, Georgia; printed by Andrews Printing Co. of Chattanooga, Tennessee. A three-cent United States Scott 807 is affixed to this cover postmarked MacArthur, West Virginia, April 15, 1944.

The MacArthur Post Office was one of two new fourth-class post offices that were created in West Virginia during the war period. Named for Gen. Douglas MacArthur, it opened on April 15, 1942, in Raleigh County. On September 10, 1945, the post office named for Adm. Chester W. Nimitz was opened in Summers County.

Date:
April 15, 1944
Markings:
MacARTHUR/ APR / 15 / P.M. / 1944 / W. VA. [cancel] GOD BLESS AMERICA [cachet] ANDREWS PTG CO CHATTA [top edge front] 1943 JOHN D. STANARD, ATLANTA, GA. [lower left corner front]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.167
Place of Origin:
West Virginia
Place of Destination:
Indiana

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