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April Fools Day (April 1st)

Holiday Theme Cachets

John Von Losberg’s April Fools cover posted aboard U.S. Receiving Ship, Brooklyn on 1 APR 1935 with USS SEATTLE/ NAVY YARD. Note the Roosevelt portrait (from 5 cents stamp) within the frame of the 4 cents Taft stamp. Anybody have the reverse?





Alex Hesse thermo cachet commemorating April Fools Day posted aboard USS NAUTILUS (SS 168) on 1 APR 1936. Hesse was printer & cachet director for the ANCS Argonauts (submarine covers) and Brooklyn (surface vessels) Crews.

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