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    Posted 5 years ago

    Cindy715
    (8 items)

    It's a 1964 New York World's stamp. I'm almost positive it's a first day but I'm confused about the markings on it. Specifically the "PRAY". I can't find out much. Can anyone help please?

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    1. OlofZ OlofZ, 5 years ago
      The stamp is "PRAY FOR PEACE"
    2. OlofZ OlofZ, 5 years ago
      http://www.postmarks.org/members/examples/pfp_corn.jpg
    3. Cindy715, 5 years ago
      Why do some have it but others don't?
    4. OlofZ OlofZ, 5 years ago
      Don't know, seems to be up to the post office itself to decide. "Pray for peace" was the most popular, started in 1954 and used throughout 60's and 70's. Here's some history on the slogans. http://fsucardarchive.org/exhibits/show/postmarkcancellations/slogancancellations

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