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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"Eyes Right!"

Says the commanding officer in this cartoon cachet where the eyes of U. S. soldiers are diverted as two young women walk by. The serviceman's cover was sent under Free Franking and postmarked Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, March 5, 1943. One letter (2002.2035.540.2) is associated with this cover. American Art Service of Chicago, Illinois, produced this 1942 cartoon cachet.

Date:
March 5, 1943
Markings:
JEFFERSON BARRACKS, MO. / MAR 5 / 8-AM / 1943 [cancel] Free [handwritten free franking in upper right corner] "EYES RIGHT!" / COPYRIGHT 1942 BY AMERICAN ART SERVICE [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.540
Place of Origin:
Missouri
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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