WWII Satin US Army Souvenir Mother Hankie Handkerchief Holder,Plattsburg,NY Circa 1940's


World War II was a difficult time for both the soldiers and their loved ones at home.
The soldiers often sent home keepsakes to express their love.
The soldier would purchase it at the PX and send it home.

This vintage cream satin US ARMY hankie handkerchief holder is for 'Mother' from Plattsburg, Barracks, NY
This one says:

With spirit as calm as the summer sea
Moving in sweet serenity
I'am sure there is no other
In all the world
like you
My Mother

The exterior is a cream satin fabric with pink interior
It has a lining of delicate floral rose and yellow ribbon
It is decorated with a American eagle, US Army logo and the sentiment listed above.

It is in good condition with our rips, tears or stains
It measures 6" x 8" folded and 11 1/2" x 8" opened

The fabric is probably rayon or a synthetic

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-3 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • United States : 2 - 3 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

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I gladly accept cancellations

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Why are shipping costs so high?

The shipping cost is determined by the postal service which is described below Due to the various sizes and weights of the items in my shop I unfortunately cannot offer free shipping
I utilize the USPS for shipping all packages and have found them to be the most economical and reliable

USPS has discontinued Regional Rate Box prices. This means that this mail class is no longer available
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