Item #21886 Signed First Day Cover. Leonard F. CHAPMAN, Jr.

Signed First Day Cover.

This distinguished Marine Corps general (1935-72) fought with distinction through World War 2 and the Korean War, and as commandant led the Marines through the Vietnam War; commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (1973-77). Signed First Day Cover, 6½" X 3½", cancelled in Washington, DC on August 29, 1966 and with "First Day of Issue" noted. Fine. 5-cent "50th Anniversary Marine Corps Reserve" stamp at upper right. No decorative cachet at left; no distracting recipient's name/address -- but Chapman signs bold and handsome in black fineline near the "sweet spot." Small portion of original transmittal envelope present. Item #21886

Price: $50.00

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