Luck chain letter. Flanders-Prosperity type - Luck of
London. Aviation headers! "Its not a joke ..." US, 2014.
Transcontinental (Western Air Division).
Hangar 206. Air Line Section.
Continental C. R. E. 266.
[It explains that the "luck of London" is being sent to the addressee
and that the letter was originated by an army officer.]
Send this copy of the letter and four others to people you want to receive
it. Don't send any money, and don't keep keep this copy. It must leave
your hands 24 hours after you receive it.
Al Benoit received $4,000 after receiving it, and lost it because he
broke the chain. Gracie Allen got $1,500 after receiving it.
You will receive good luck four days after sending it. It's not a joke,
wait and see.
Published: Iowa City Press-Citizen
(Iowa City, Iowa), 13 March 1948, p. 13. Title: Warns of Chain
Letter Flurry. 'Luck of London' and 'Towel' Schemes Being Circulated in City.
Names and addresses are fictitious. "Postmaster Walter J. Barrow today warned
Iowa Citizens against two separate 'chain letter' schemes which have been
enjoying circulation among residents of this community in recent days."
Entered by DWV, Jan. 10, 2014.
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