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World War II Patriotic cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 905
Description:

"Freedom And Liberty Will Be Restored To Greece"

The flags of the United States and Greece are suspended in unity above the Parthenon in the city of Athens. A colorful patriotic label seals the back flap on this cover citing: We shall be free again ... Together to victory ... Czechoslovakia ... Britannia 1942 ... Canada. A lion rampant, spread eagle, and standing bear surround the central image — the head of a helmeted soldier.

Postmarked South Saint Paul, Minnesota, February 15, 1944. A three-cent United States Scott 905 is affixed. The cachet was published by Walter Poppenger of Akron, Ohio.

Date:
February 15, 1944
Markings:
SOUTH SAINT PAUL / FEB 15 / 6 PM / 1944 / MINN. [cancel] FREEDOM / AND / LIBERTY / WILL BE / RESTORED / to . . . / GREECE [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Museum ID:
2002.2035.246
Place of Origin:
Minnesota
Place of Destination:
Ohio

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