Money chain letter.  Savings stamps (25¢). Five copies. Five names on list. Send one to top name.  US, 1941.
Buy a 25-cent stamp at any bank or postoffice and mail it to the person whose name appears at the top of this list. Make five copies of this letter, leaving off the name at the top, add your own name to the bottom, and send a copy to five friends who will keep the chain going. In this way you will help your country and yourself. Approximately $781.25 in Savings Stamps will be mailed to your address.

[The five names and addresses attached to the bottom of the chain letter received by Deckard were residents of the eastern part of the country.
Three were from New Jersey and two were from Pennsylvania.]

Published: Delaware County Daily Times (Chester, Pennsylvania), Oct. 28, 1941, p. 7.
Bloomington, Ind. - "Is the chain letter staging a comeback?
  Revived by the national defense program, the 1941 model chain letter is decked out in red, white and blue, in addition to the financial silver and gold tones, according to Sanford Deckard, head of the mechanical department of the Bloomington Daily Telephone.
  A new-model star-spangled chain letter received by Deckard said:" [text]   Entered by DWV, Aug. 24, 2014.


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