Luck chain letter.  "Good Luck from London"  "Fanny Field received $14,000..."  "Dr. Emmons lost $12,000 ..."  US, 1943.
This good luck letter from London was sent to me and I am sending it to you within 24 hours. The Chain was started by an American soldier who has gone around the world for times. The one who breaks the chain will have bad luck.
Please copy and see what happens four days after posting. It will bring you good luck so don't break it. It must be posted 24 hours after receipt. Send this letter and four copies if you want good luck.
Fanny Field received $14,000 four days after she posted it and Dr. Emmons lost $12,000 because he broke the chain. Send no money, it will bring you good luck.

Published: The Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Massachusetts), 2 March 1943, p. 9. Subtitle: "Postal Official Raps So-Called 'Good Luck' Chain."  "...but the threat of 'bad luck' to mothers of servicemen is even worse."  Entered by DWV, Dec. 3, 2013


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