Example of Illegal Stamp Usage

[Illegal Stamp Use]

This is the image of a picture postcard that has passed through the U.S. mails illegally in 1943. The reason for this is the use of a War Savings Stamp to pay the first class postage for the card. These savings stamps were supposed to be pasted into special books that could be exchanged for War Bonds, and were invalid for postage. I find these types of covers to be fascinating.

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Based on Code by Louis Lazaris. See article and original inspiration.


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