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Season's Greetings, Let's Stamp Out the Dictators!

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Holiday card with a 10¢ War Stamp Album glued inside. The front of the card shows Uncle Sam's large shoe kicking Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito into space. Below is the top of a globe of the world, Santa Claus and two reindeer are standing on it. Santa is making the victory sign with his fingers. At the top the card it reads: "Season's Greetings, Let's Stamp Out the Dictators!" On Uncle Sam's shoe it says "U.S. War Stamps". On the inside, to the left, is an American flag with holly and the verse "Remember each stamp, That anyone buys, Is another good kick, At those dictator guys! So keep right on buying, For all you are worth, And we'll soon have the Axis "Stamped" off the Earth!" On the right is glued a 16 page 10¢ War Stamp Album with a red border and the American Eagle flying over the Federal shield. Below it reads: "For the purchase of United States War Savings Bonds 10¢ Stamps $25 Bonds". The inside of the stamp book (not shown) has squares to paste the stamps into. All of the pages have cartoons making fun of the Axis leaders and officers. (See the Public Note for instructions on how to redeem the Album.) Offset lithography.
DESCRIPTION
Holiday card with a 10¢ War Stamp Album glued inside. The front of the card shows Uncle Sam's large shoe kicking Hitler, Mussolini and Hirohito into space. Below is the top of a globe of the world, Santa Claus and two reindeer are standing on it. Santa is making the victory sign with his fingers. At the top the card it reads: "Season's Greetings, Let's Stamp Out the Dictators!" On Uncle Sam's shoe it says "U.S. War Stamps". On the inside, to the left, is an American flag with holly and the verse "Remember each stamp, That anyone buys, Is another good kick, At those dictator guys! So keep right on buying, For all you are worth, And we'll soon have the Axis "Stamped" off the Earth!" On the right is glued a 16 page 10¢ War Stamp Album with a red border and the American Eagle flying over the Federal shield. Below it reads: "For the purchase of United States War Savings Bonds 10¢ Stamps $25 Bonds". The inside of the stamp book (not shown) has squares to paste the stamps into. All of the pages have cartoons making fun of the Axis leaders and officers. (See the Public Note for instructions on how to redeem the Album.) Offset lithography.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:80799
Creation Date: 1942
Creator Name:Greeting Card Industry Inc.
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Greeting card collection, circa 1850-1982
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6013, box4, fldr78
Original Dimensions:4 x 6.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The instructions on how to use the Stamp Album read: "This 'Stamp Out the Axis' Ten-Cent War Stamp Album is published by The Greeting Card Industry, Inc., 200 Fifth Avenue, New York City, by authorization of the U. S. Treasury and Post Office Depts. It holds 187 Ten-Cent War Stamps. When filled, add 5¢ in coin for total value of $18.75 and exchange Album at Post Office for War Savings Bond which, after ten years, will be worth $25.00." Restricted: for reproduction and licensing rights contact the creator.
SUBJECTS
Birds
Deer
Caricatures and cartoons
Foliage
Clothing and dress
Costume
Hats
Shoes
Christmas
Berries
Greeting cards
Santa Claus
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Beards
Men
Moustache
Flags
War work
Patriotism
Postal service
Signs and symbols
Ephemera
Holidays

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