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World War II Patriotic cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 811
Description:

"General Eisenhower"

A six-cent United States Scott 811 is tied to this cachet cover postmarked Wilmette, Illinois, September 6, 1944. The cachet designer was Matthew J. Huss of Evanston, Illinois, who adopted Diana as the signatory device for the drawings (see it at the proper left shoulder of Eisenhower's portrait). According to the text printed on the reverse, the Eisenhower cachet was Design 19 in the series produced by Huss.

Date:
September 6, 1944
Markings:
WILMETTE / SEP 6 / 12 M / 1944 / ILL. [cancel] General Eisenhower [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.385
Place of Origin:
Illinois
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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