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World War II Patriotic cover

Description:

"Full Speed Ahead To Victory!"

The factory worker was a soldier on the home front in this copyright 1942 cachet by Jacques Minkus of New York City. The production of steel for military armament — ships, tanks, cannons — was particularly important to the cause. The cover was sent by a serviceman under Free Franking from Greenville, Mississippi, December 2, 1942.

Date:
December 2, 1942
Markings:
GREENVILLE / DEC 2 / 1 PM / 1942 / MISS. [cancel] "Free" [handwritten free franking in upper right corner] FULL SPEED AHEAD / to Victory! [cachet] COPYRIGHT 1942 BY JACQUES MINKUS, NEW YORK, N. Y., U.S.A. [on reverse side, lower right corner]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.546
Place of Origin:
Mississippi
Place of Destination:
New York

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