United States of America 1948 - Rare damaged letter, damaged in a train accident in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Description
United States of America 1948 - Rare damaged letter, damaged in a train accident in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Postal used

On August 6, 1948, a fire broke out in the mail car of a train going from New York to Los Angeles to Terre Haute, Indiana. Most of the mail had been severely burned. This letter is addressed to movie star Dennis Morgan and is postmarked "DAMAGED BY FIRE / TERRE HAUTE IND. / AUG 6 1948".

Lot details
Geographic Origin
United States of America
Composition
Single stamp
Short Description
Rare damaged letter, damaged in a train accident in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Year of oldest stamps
1948
Condition
Postal used
Has certificate or expert signature
No
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