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This Is Scott Uc3 But With A Wrong First Day Issue?

 
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Posted 01/12/2022   4:22 pm  Show Profile Check 3193zd's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add 3193zd to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
This is Scott UC3 die 2a 6.5mm size wmk 39 (1941) does this make sense? now add on the first day issue of 1942 I am even more confused.



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Posted 01/12/2022   4:47 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add patg23 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
4/15/42 was the dedication of the MacArthur Post office in West Virginia.

My old Brookman lists a cacheted version for $50.

MacArthur, West Virginia (WV), a community in Raleigh County, was named in honor of General Douglas MacArthur.

*Originally, it was named Hollywood

https://wvexplorer.com/communities/...st-virginia/
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Edited by patg23 - 01/12/2022 4:57 pm
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Posted 01/12/2022   6:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Note the text of "first day COVER", rather than "first day of issue".

Here is the official announcement card:


And examples showing the handstamp (top) and machine cancel (bottom)
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Posted 01/12/2022   7:54 pm  Show Profile Check 3193zd's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 3193zd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks! I didn't even know there was a difference.
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