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World War II Patriotic cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 907
Description:

"Help Buy Planes For 'Honorable Visit' To Tokio"

A three-cent United States Scott 907 was cancelled by hand when the mechanized slogan cancel, Buy War Savings Bonds and Stamps, missed its mark. The cover is postmarked Buffalo, New York, July 10, 1942. The cachet, designed by George V. Sadworth, depicts a fighter plane in the clouds.

Date:
July 10, 1942
Markings:
1 BUFFALO / JUL 10 / 7:30 PM / 1942 / N.Y.; BUY / WAR SAVINGS / BONDS AND STAMPS [cancel] HELP BUY PLANES / FOR 'HONORABLE VISIT' TO TOKIO; Design by G. V. Sadworth [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.309
Place of Origin:
New York
Place of Destination:
New York

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