Luck chain letter. "Luck by mail" type. See
what happens. US, 1949.
The luck of card has been sent to you it has been
Around the world by one officer 4 times. The
one who breaks it will have bad luck. Please
Copy this & see what happens in 4 days after
receiving it. Send this Copy & 4 others to whom
you wish good luck. Do not send money or do
not keep this copy, it must leave you within
24 hrs -- General Allen received 13,000 after
receiving. General Patton 18,000 after receiving
it & lost it after breaking the chain. You are
to have good luck in 4 days, it is no Joke.
You will receive it in the mail in 4 days.
Hand printed in black ink on one
side of an unlined 3 x 5 inch card which was contained in an envelope.
Envelope was postmarked in Carlisle, PA on Dec. 20, 1949. Addressed to Miss
Mary Leithead, 221 S. College St., Carlisle, Pa. No return address. Lines
preserved above. Purchased on eBay. Entered by DWV, 11/26/2012.
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