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Dirigible Base at Ewa, Hawaii  
 
Dirigible Base at Ewa, Hawaii  
 
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Dirigible Base at Ewa, Hawaii  
 
Dirigible Base at Ewa, Hawaii  
 
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. Not on the list of sponsored covers in the Naval Cover Cachet Maker' Catalog Vol. II.
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]].  
 
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First Hawaiian Cruise (Cancelled) USS AKRON ZRS-4  
 
First Hawaiian Cruise (Cancelled) USS AKRON ZRS-4  
 
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. Not on the list of sponsored covers in the Naval Cover Cachet Maker' Catalog Vol. II.
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]].  
 
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First Hawaiian Cruise (Cancelled) USS AKRON ZRS-4  
 
First Hawaiian Cruise (Cancelled) USS AKRON ZRS-4  
 
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. Not on the list of sponsored covers in the Naval Cover Cachet Maker' Catalog Vol. II.
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]].  
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<tr><td valign="center" align="center" width="120" rowspan="2">
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N/A
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1988-04-04<br/>USPS Type 9 Cancel<br/>"Ship Bottom Br."<br/>Beach Haven NJ
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</td></tr><tr><td valign="center">
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55th Anniversary of the Last Flight & Crash of USS AKRON ZRS-4
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</td></tr></table>
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.
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[[Image:GregCiesielski_AMSG_19880404_2_Front.jpg|thumb|center|300px]]
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</td><td valign="center" align="center" width="120" rowspan="2">
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N/A
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</td><td valign="center">
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1988-04-04<br/>USPS CDS Cancel<br/>"Naval Air Sta."<br/>Lakehurst NJ
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</td></tr><tr><td valign="center">
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55th Anniversary of the Last Flight & Crash of USS AKRON ZRS-4
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</td></tr></table>
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.
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N/A
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</td><td valign="center" align="center" width="350" rowspan="2">
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[[Image:GregCiesielski_AMSG_19880404_3_Front.jpg|thumb|center|300px]]
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</td><td valign="center" align="center" width="120" rowspan="2">
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N/A
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</td><td valign="center">
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1988-04-04<br/>USPS CDS Cancel<br/>Akron OH
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</td></tr><tr><td valign="center">
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55th Anniversary of the Last Flight & Crash of USS AKRON ZRS-4
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</td></tr></table>
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.
 
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55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS MACON ZRS-5  
 
55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS MACON ZRS-5  
 
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</td></tr></table>
Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]].  
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Blue cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]].
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[[Image:GregCiesielski_AMSG_19880623_2_Front.jpg|thumb|center|300px]]
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</td><td valign="center" align="center" width="120" rowspan="2">
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N/A
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</td><td valign="center">
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1988-06-23<br/>USPS 4-bar Cancel<br/>Akron OH
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</td></tr><tr><td valign="center">
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55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS MACON ZRS-5
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</td></tr></table>
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Red cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.
 
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</td></tr></table>
 
Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]].  
 
Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]].  
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[[Image:GregCiesielski_AMSG_19881012_1_Front.jpg|thumb|center|300px]]
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N/A
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1988-10-12<br/>USPS CDS Cancel<br/>"Naval Air Sta."<br/>Lakehurst NJ
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</td></tr><tr><td valign="center">
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First Transcontinental Flight of USS MACON ZRS-5
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</td></tr></table>
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.
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[[Image:GregCiesielski_AMSG_19881015_2_Front.jpg|thumb|center|300px]]
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1988-10-15<br/>USPS Type 9 Cancel<br/>"Moffett Field Br."<br/>Mtn View CA
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</td></tr><tr><td valign="center">
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First Transcontinental Flight of USS MACON ZRS-5
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</td></tr></table>
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.
 
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N/A
 
N/A
 
</td><td valign="center" align="center" width="350" rowspan="2">
 
</td><td valign="center" align="center" width="350" rowspan="2">
[[Image:GregCiesielski_AMSG_19891107_1_Front.jpg|thumb|center|300px]]
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</td><td valign="center" align="center" width="120" rowspan="2">
 
</td><td valign="center" align="center" width="120" rowspan="2">
 
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N/A
 
</td><td valign="center">
 
</td><td valign="center">
1989-11-07<br/>Unused
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1989-11-07<br/>USPS CDS Cancel<br/>Akron OH
 
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</td></tr><tr><td valign="center">
 
60th Anniversary of the Ring Laying of USS AKRON ZRS-4  
 
60th Anniversary of the Ring Laying of USS AKRON ZRS-4  
 
</td></tr></table>
 
</td></tr></table>
Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]].  
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Cachet by [[Cachet_Maker_Bernhard_M_Vesper_ | Bernhard M. Vesper]]. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:53, 31 July 2020


Cachets should be listed in chronological order based on earliest known usage. Use

the postmark date or best guess. This applies to add-on cachets as well.


AKRON-MACON Study Group

Composition: members interested in Lighter Than Air (LTA) covers.
Organized: May 1984 (USCS Log August 1985, page 85)
Organizing members: Bernhard M Vesper, Bill Boss, T. Michael Weddle, Wesley Clarke
The AMSG was devoted to the study of U.S. Navy rigid dirigibles. AMSG issued regular bulletins titled "ZR(S) Posts" from 1985 to 1990 with information about early zeppelins and sponsored covers.
The group sponsored a number of commemorative covers, some of which were issued with different colored envelopes and different postmarks. Sketches of various LTAs, drawn by Bernhard Vesper were also offered to members.
Cachet director: Wesley Clarke; 1987 Bernhard Vesper.
Cachet artists: T. Michael Weddle, Wesley Clarke, B.M Vesper.

Sponsor identification: Akron/Macon Study Group with cachet.



 

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N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19860810 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1986-08-10
USPS CDS Cancel
Washington DC

65th Anniversary of the flight of Airship "C-7"
First Use of Helium Gas in USN Airships

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19860822 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1986-10-22
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

55th Anniversary of the Delivery flight of USS AKRON ZRS-4
Akron OH to Lakehurst NJ 21-22 October 1931

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19860827 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1986-10-27
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS AKRON ZRS-4

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19861031 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1986-10-31
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

25th Anniversary of the End of the Lighter-Than-Air Era

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19861201 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1986-12-01
USPS CDS Cancel
Washington DC

65th Anniversary of the flight of Airship "C-7"
First Use of Helium Gas in USN Airships

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19861201 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1986-12-01
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

65th Anniversary of the flight of Airship "C-7"
First Use of Helium Gas in USN Airships

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19861201 3 Front.jpg

N/A

1986-12-01
USPS 4-bar Cancel
"NASC"
Lakehurst NJ

65th Anniversary of the flight of Airship "C-7"
First Use of Helium Gas in USN Airships

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19870506 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1987-05-06
USPS 4-bar Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

50th Anniversary of the Hindenburg LZ-129 crash

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19870506 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1987-05-06
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

50th Anniversary of the Hindenburg LZ-129 crash

No. 10 Envelope. Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper


 

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GregCiesielski AMSG 19870609 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1987-06-09
USPS Type 9 Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Ewa Beach HI

Dirigible Base at Ewa, Hawaii

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

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GregCiesielski AMSG 19870609 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1987-06-09
USPS 4-bar Cancel
Ewa Beach HI

Dirigible Base at Ewa, Hawaii

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

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GregCiesielski AMSG 19870611 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1987-06-11
USPS 4-bar Cancel
Moffett Field CA

First Hawaiian Cruise (Cancelled) USS AKRON ZRS-4

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19870611 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1987-06-11
USPS Type 9 Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Ewa Beach HI

First Hawaiian Cruise (Cancelled) USS AKRON ZRS-4

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19880404 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-04-04
USPS Type 9 Cancel
"Ship Bottom Br."
Beach Haven NJ

55th Anniversary of the Last Flight & Crash of USS AKRON ZRS-4

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19880404 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-04-04
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

55th Anniversary of the Last Flight & Crash of USS AKRON ZRS-4

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.


 

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GregCiesielski AMSG 19880404 3 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-04-04
USPS CDS Cancel
Akron OH

55th Anniversary of the Last Flight & Crash of USS AKRON ZRS-4

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19880412 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-04-12
Unused

55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of NAS Sunnyvale CA

Black cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper. Not on the list of sponsored covers in the Naval Cover Cachet Maker' Catalog Vol. II.


 

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GregCiesielski AMSG 19880412 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-04-12
USPS 4-bar Cancel
Moffett Field CA

55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of NAS Sunnyvale CA

Blue cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

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GregCiesielski AMSG 19880412 3 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-04-12
USPS 4-bar Cancel
Sunnyvale CA

55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of NAS Sunnyvale CA

Blue cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

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GregCiesielski AMSG 19880623 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-06-23
USPS CDS Cancel
Akron OH

55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS MACON ZRS-5

Blue cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

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GregCiesielski AMSG 19880623 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-06-23
USPS 4-bar Cancel
Akron OH

55th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS MACON ZRS-5

Red cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19881010 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-10-10
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

65th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS SHENANDOAH ZR-1

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19881012 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-10-12
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

First Transcontinental Flight of USS MACON ZRS-5

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19881015 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1988-10-15
USPS Type 9 Cancel
"Moffett Field Br."
Mtn View CA

First Transcontinental Flight of USS MACON ZRS-5

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19891015 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1989-10-15
USPS CDS Cancel
"Naval Air Sta."
Lakehurst NJ

65th Anniversary of the Delivery Flight of USS LOS ANGELES ZR-3

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19891107 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1989-11-07
USPS CDS Cancel
Akron OH

60th Anniversary of the Ring Laying of USS AKRON ZRS-4

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper. From the Michael F. Hebert collection.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19891125 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1989-11-25
USPS Pictorial Postmark
"World Stamp Expo '89 Station"
Washington DC

65th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS LOS ANGELES ZR-3

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19891125 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1989-11-25
USPS CDS Cancel
Washington DC

65th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS LOS ANGELES ZR-3

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski AMSG 19891126 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1989-11-26
USPS CDS Cancel
Washington DC

65th Anniversary of the Commissioning of USS LOS ANGELES ZR-3

Cachet by Bernhard M. Vesper.

 


 

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