Flood Mail - U.S.A. 1945

Ref: G3895
  • £85.00

U.S.A. A cover from La Grange, Texas, to Harrisburg, PA, that has a LA GRANGE TEXAS APR 13 1945 cancel but the stamp washed off. A ‘DAMAGED BY FLOOD’ violet cachet is on the front of the cover. In April 1945 there was extensive flooding mainly from the Red River, but affecting a large area with all its’ tributaries. Known as ‘The Great Flood of 1945’, the damage covered vast areas of land. This cover was obviously caught up in this.