Postal Incident - California

Ref: G3868
  • £55.00

CALIFORNIA, U.S.A. 1943 censored cover cancelled U.S. NAVY AUG 24 1943 and endorsed ‘Cogan Station’, that has a circular ‘PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR’ cachet and a violet two line ‘DAMAGED BY SEA WATER / AT SAN PEDRO CALIF.’ handstamp. The vessel involved has not been identified and as San Pedro is thought to have had a seaplane base, an aviation accident also cannot be ruled out.