Columbus Day (October 12th)

Holiday Theme Cachets

Harry Ioor’s envelope documents Columbus Day, posted aboard USS CINCINNATI (CL 6) on 12 OCT 1932 with BREMENTON/ WASHINGTON in killers.





Fred Horton’s cachet posted aboard USS TUTUILA (PR 4) on 12 OCT 1938. Due to the shortage of postage stamps in China, LT. Tolley had “ Sailor’s Mail” frank made under Postal Regs., Par. 515 (payment by addressee).
Note: smaller version of printer’s (HUX) cut.




Alex Hesse’s cachet posted aboard USS BASS (SS 164) on 12 OCT 1935 with COLUMBUS/ DAY in killers. Hesse used one cent 1892 Columbus Stamp (Scott #230) on these cards produced for various ANCS members.



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USS Tutuila (PR-4)
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