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World War II Patriotic cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 804, 907
Description:

"Slap The Jap With Scrap ... Remember Pearl Harbor"

Metal products of all types were recycled during this period to create armaments. United States one-cent Scott 804 and two-cent Scott 907 are affixed to this cover postmarked Council Bluffs, Iowa, April 13, 1944. The cachet publisher is Cover News of Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Date:
April 13, 1944
Markings:
COUNCIL BLUFFS / APR 13 / 7:30 AM / 1944 / IOWA (cancel) SLAP THE JAP / WITH / SCRAP; REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR (cachet) COVER NEWS / (America's Fastest Growing Cover Journal) / TRAIL-BLAZER COVER SERVICE / POSTER STAMP EXCHANGE / P. O. BOX 185 / COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA, U.S.A. (corner card in upper left)
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
10.2 x 24 cm (4 x 9 7/16 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.608
Place of Origin:
Iowa
Place of Destination:
Illinois

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