Saturday, December 02, 2006

Museum offers free Bob Hope cancellation

Jay Bigalke of Linn’s Stamp News reports that the General Patton Memorial Museum is offering a free pictorial cancellation honoring the famous comedian and the United Services Organization (USO).

Hope entertained thousands of soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen during WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and other conflicts. He is synonymous with the USO and the men and women who served in the United States armed forces.

According to Linn’s to obtain a copy of the cancellation dated Nov. 11, 2006, “Affix correct postage on an envelope or postcard of your choice and address it to yourself or someone else. Insert cardstock of postcard thickness in the envelope to protect against bending in envelopes to protect against bending.”

Then place the postcards or envelopes in a larger envelope and send it to:

Veterans Day Station
45805 Fargo Street
Indio, CA 92201- 9998, Nov 11.

Requests must be postmarked before Dec. 11 to qualify.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 PM