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Stamps (Philately)/WWII Tokyo Bay USS Wilkes-Barre Cancelled Stamp


Lawrence B. Brennan, Capt USN (ret.) wrote at 2015-08-27 13:31:28
This may be a backdated cover - common for USS WILKES BARRE at Tokyo Bay for the surrender.  Seems someone had access to the postmark and used it for years after.  The genuine covers have a mimeo cachets postmarks.  See USCS Postmark Catalog for details.  

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