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United States/Covers & Postmarks : I need help in identifying this backstamp on a WWII APO cover

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04 Aug 2019
05:31:33pm
I have an APO cover (649) that was sent from a private in England to someone else in England. On the back is this receiving cancel that reads IBPO. If I were to assume BPO is British Post office, what is the "I" for. I was going to guess inland as it stayed within the British Empire, but that is a just a guess. Does anyone know?Image Not Found

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04 Aug 2019
05:35:48pm
re: I need help in identifying this backstamp on a WWII APO cover

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04 Aug 2019
07:40:33pm
re: I need help in identifying this backstamp on a WWII APO cover

The backstamp is for the 1st Base Post Office (BPO) of the US Army Postal Service. BPOs were typically a permanent location servicing many different army units while APOs were for a single unit and were mobile.

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