Cachet Maker USCS Chapter 8 Admiral George Dewey

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Chapter History

Admiral George Dewey Chapter #8, USCS was comprised of members from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area.
   Chapter Organized: December 1933 (Bulletin No. 30); selected name for chapter at third regular meeting (USCS Log Jan 1936). Continued operations throughout WWII (Log July 1946). Nov 49 held 16th Founders Day banquet.
   Organizing members: Nagle C. Miller (#49), President; John Grove (#60), Vice Pres; L.H. Markley (#106), Secty; Jas H. Brookhart, Paul Cree, John C. Fritchey, Charles Hoffmeier, Elmer R. Long.
   Cachet Directors: 1934-35 L.H. Markley (USCS #106); 1936-40 Dr. Frank Stump (USCS #164).
   Chapter sponsored printed cachets with subjects related to Admiral Dewey. Covers were postmarked on the ship after commissioning. Several of the designs featured photos of the ship or Dewey or used printer’s cuts and type set legends. According to the Jan 1936 Log, a total of 7,500 covers were printed for the first seven events (average of 1,000+ per event)

"NAVAL COVER CACHET MAKERS’ CATALOG VOLUME II - ANCS CREWS, USCS CHAPTERS & STUDY GROUPS." Compiled and Edited by Robert D. Rawlins, USCS #5490


 

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GregCiesielski Blackhawk AD9 19340501 1.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"DEWEY DAY / KOBE JAPAN"
USS Black Hawk AD 9

Admiral George Dewey

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340501 1 cachet.jpg
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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3 (B-TBT)
"DEWEY / DAY"
USS Pennsylvania BB 38

Admiral George Dewey

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

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GregCiesielski USReceivingShip 19340501 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3ty (BBT)
US Receiving Ship Brooklyn NY

Admiral George Dewey

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

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GregCiesielski USSConstitution 19340528 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-28
Locy Type 3 (BTT) ("U.S. FRIGATE")
USF Constitution

Admiral George Dewey

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. R/S date under cachet of May 1, 1935 for Dewey Day.


 

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GregCiesielski Brazos BB 38 19340501 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3 (B-BBT)
"BROOKLYN / NAVY YARD"
USS Brazos AO 4

Admiral George Dewey

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS, John F. Grove, Chap. President


 

Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340501 2 cachet.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340501 2.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3 (B-TBT)
"DEWEY / DAY"
USS Pennsylvania BB 38

Admiral George Dewey

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS, John F. Grove, Chap. President


 

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Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340531 4.jpg

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1934-05-31
Locy Type 3 (B-TBT, AT SEA)
"PRESIDENTIAL / REVIEW"
USS Pennsylvania BB 38

Presidential Review

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JonBurdett dewey dd349 19341017 pm.jpg

1934-10-17
Locy Type FDPS 3 (AC-BBT)
"COMMISSION- / ED 10-03-34"
USS Dewey DD 349

First Day of Postal Service

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Bunter Dewey DD 349 19341017 1 cachet.jpg
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1934-10-17
Locy Type FDPS 3 (AC-BBT)
"COMMISSION- / ED 10-4-34"
USS Dewey DD 349

First Day of Postal Service

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Bunter Dewey DD 349 19341027 1 front.jpg

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1934-10-27
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"NAVY DAY / BOSTON MASS"
USS Dewey DD 349

Navy Day 1934

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.


 

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GregCiesielski Dewey DD349 19350404 1 Front.jpg

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1935-04-04
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"GITMO BAY / CUBA"
USS Dewey DD 349

Port Visit

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

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GregCiesielski Dewey DD349 19350501 1 Front.jpg
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1935-05-01
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"FIRST / DEWEY DAY"
USS Dewey DD 349

Dewey Day

Cachet by Louis G. Nix, sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

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GregCiesielski Dewey DD349 19351027 1 Front.jpg

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1935-10-27
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"NAVY DAY / SAN DIEGO"
USS Dewey DD 349

Navy Day 1935

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. Cachet has year error of "1925".


 

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GregCiesielski Leary DD158 19370323 1 Front.jpg

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1937-03-23
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
"WASHINGTON / DC"
USS Leary DD 158

First Day of Issue 4c Navy Stamp (Sc#793)

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.


 

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JonBurdett dewey dd349 19371226.jpg

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1937-12-26
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
"SAN DIEGO / CALIF."
USS Dewey DD 349

100th Anniversary of Admiral Dewey's birth

Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.


 

Kurzmiller Dewey DD 349 19371226 1 cachet.jpg
Kurzmiller Dewey DD 349 19371226 1 front.jpg
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1937-12-26
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
SAN DIEGO / CALIF.
USS Dewey DD-349

Admiral George Dewey

Notes: Contributed by Louis Kurzmiller.

 


 

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