Train Crash / Fire

Ref: G3397
  • £125.00

1944 War Department window envelope posted from NEWARK JAN 11 1944 that was involved in a train fire, probably in California. Mail from this incident is known with both cachets and this one label. Most of the mail was badly burnt. This cover has the label affixed ‘This mail damaged in transit by fire, January 15, 1944. Re-enveloped by Los Angeles Terminal RPO, Los Angeles, Calif.’