Coast Guard Day (August 4th)

Holiday Theme Cachets

York Briddell’s cachet machine canceled in St. Petersburg, FL on 4 AUG 1932. It commemorates the 142nd Anniversary of the Establishment of the U.S. Coast Guard. The addressee was John Young’s stamp dealer in the South Bronx during the 1950s.



Walter Grabowy’s cachet commemorates 200th Anniversary of the U.S. Coast Guard. Posted with pictorial cancel from Grand Haven, MI on 4 AUG 1990. Their Bicentennial year started in Newburyport, MA (1989) and ended in Coast Guard City, USA.


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USS Tutuila (PR-4)
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