ARCTIC AF 7 Covers Page 1

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  1. USS Arctic AF-7 Covers Page 1    (1931-1945)
  2. USS Arctic AF-7 Covers Page 2    (Type F Covers)


 
Covers should be listed in chronological order. Use the postmark date or best guess.
 
Each entry provides a link to the image of the front of the cover. There is also the option to have a link to the image of the back of the cover if there is anything of significance there. Finally, there is the primary date for the cover and the classification types for all postmarks based on the Locy System.



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Cachet Close-Up Image
Thumbnail Link To
Full Cover Front Image
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Postmark or Back Image
Postmark Date
Postmark Type
Killer Bar Text
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Cachet Category



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19241008 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1924-10-08
USPO Machine Cancel
"Naval Sta."
San Pedro Calif.

Sailor's Mail

From the Steve Shay collection.



N/A

GregCiesielski BDLArctic AF7 19310408 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1931-04-08
Locy Type 3r

Category

Add-on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell



No Image

GregCiesielski BDLArctic AF7 19320329 1 Front.jpg

No Image

1932-03-29
Locy Type 3r
"SAN PEDRO / CALIFORNIA"

Category

Add-on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell



No Image

JonBurdett arctic af7 19330322.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19330322 pm.jpg

1933-03-22
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"MARE ISLAND / CALIFORNIA"

Category

Note: Hand painted cachet



No Image

GregCiesielski BDLArctic AF7 19331102 1 Front.jpg

No Image

1933-11-02
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)

Category

Add-on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell


 

No Image

JonBurdett arctic af7 19331121.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19331121 pm.jpg

1933-11-21
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)

Category

Note:



JonBurdett arctic af7 19340406 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19340406.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19340406 pm.jpg

1934-04-06
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)

25th Anniversary
Discovery of North Pole

Note:



No Image

GregCiesielski BDLArctic AF7 19340601 1 Front.jpg

No Image

1934-06-01
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)

Category

Add-on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell



No Image

JonBurdett arctic af7 19340612.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19340612 pm.jpg

1934-06-12
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)

Category

Hand painted cachet



No Image

JonBurdett arctic af7 19340924.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19340924 pm.jpg

1934-09-24
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"LAST DAY / EAST COAST"

Category

Hand painted cachet



No Image

GregCiesielski BDLArctic AF7 19350614 1 Front.jpg

No Image

1935-06-14
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"SAN DIEGO / CALIFORNIA"

Category

Add-on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19351012 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1935-10-12
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"COLUMBUS / 1492 DAY 1935"

Columbus Day

Cachet Makers Karl E. Parshall, Harry E. Whitlatch & J. L. Couse



No Image

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19351027 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19351027 1 Postmark.jpg

1935-10-27
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTT)
"NO BETTER / NAVY AFLOAT"

Navy Day

Cachet Maker: Edwin Denby Chapter No. 16, USCS



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19351027 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1935-10-27
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTT)
"NO BETTER / NAVY AFLOAT"

Navy Day

Cachet by D. E., Serviced by - Byrd L. Powell and J. L. Couse


 

Bunter Arctic AF 7 19351027 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19351027 1 front.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19351027 1 back.jpg

1935-10-27
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"NO BETTER / NAVY AFLOAT"

Navy Day

Cachet Maker: J L Couse


 

JonBurdett arctic af7 19351111 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19351111.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19351111 pm.jpg

1935-11-11
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"LEST WE / FORGET"

Armistice Day 1935

Cachet Maker: J L Couse


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19351128 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1935-11-28
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"THANXGIVING / DAY"

Thanksgiving Day

Cachet by J. L. Couse, sponsored by Byrd L. Powell. From the Tom Kean collection.



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19351225 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1935-12-25
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"WISHING YOU / MERRY XMAS"

Christmas

Serviced by - J. L. Couse. Cachet by Norman K. Mary



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19351225 3 Front.jpg

N/A

1935-12-25
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35
"FIRST DAY / VON LOSBERG / CANCEL"

Christmas

Note:



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360126 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-01-26
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"EVER / PROTECTIVE"

Category

Serviced by - J. L. Couse. Cachet by Fred P. Anders


 

JonBurdett arctic af7 19360212 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360212.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360212 pm.jpg

1936-02-12
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"BUT NOT / FORGOTTEN"

USS MACON Anniversary

Note:



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360222 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-02-22
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35
"WASHINGTON / IMMORTAL / PATRIOT"

Washington's Birthday

Cachet by C. Wright Richell



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360222 2 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-02-22
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35
"H.L. ROOSEVELT / ASS'T SEC. NAVY / DIED TODAY"

Asst. SecNav Died

Add-on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell


 

JonBurdett arctic af7 19360324 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360324.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360324 pm.jpg

1936-03-24
Locy Type 9efw

USS MAURY DD-401 Keel Laying

Note:



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360401 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-04-01
Locy Type 9v
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35c

April Fool's Day

Note:



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360412 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-04-12
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35
"GLORIOUS / / EASTER"

Easter

no cachet


 

Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360418 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360418 1 front.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360418 1 back.jpg

1936-04-18
Locy Type 9v

Category

Cachet Maker: Clyde Welch



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360419 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-04-19
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35
"AS THEY WERE / WE TRY / TO BE"

Patriot Day

Hand-colored and signed by Louise M. Brown, J. L. Couse, Leonard Rogers, Crew No. 11 USS Selfridge, ANCS



JonBurdett arctic af7 19360502 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360502.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360502 pm.jpg

1936-05-02
Locy Type 9

First Flight Hawaiian Clipper

Cachet by C. J. (Jimmie) Leopard ANCS 148 & Clyde Welch ANCS 244



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360514 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-05-14
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTT)
"PROVISIONING / CRUISERS"

Category

Cachet by Karl E. Parshall



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360514 2 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19360514 1 Front.jpg

1936-05-14
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTT)
"BALBOA / CANAL ZONE"

Postmark is on the back of this cover

Cachet by Karl E. Parshall


 

Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360610 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360610 1 front.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360610 1 pm1.jpg

1936-06-10
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35
"PORTLAND / CITY OF / ROSES"

Fleet Week Portland Rose Festival

Cachet Maker: William S Linto. Cachet is thermographed.



JonBurdett arctic af7 19360907 pmf.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360907.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360907 pm.jpg

1936-09-07
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"AN AMERICAN / INSTITUTION"

Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35
" / LABOR DAY /"

Labor Day 1936

Note:



JonBurdett arctic af7 19360907-1 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360907-1.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19360907-1 pm.jpg

1936-09-07
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"AN AMERICAN / INSTITUTION"

Labor Day 1936

Cachet by C. Wright Richell



No Image

GregCiesielski Arctic AF 7 19361012 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Arctic AF 7 19361012 1 Postmark.jpg

1936-10-12
Locy Type 3 (A)
"COLUMBUS DAY"

Columbus Day

Cachet Makers: C. Wright Richell and Norman K. Mary



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19361012 3 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-10-12
Locy Type 3 (A)
"COLUMBUS DAY"

Columbus Day

Postmarks also for: USS Tuscaloosa CA-37 - USS San Francisco CA-38 - USS Smith DD-378 and backstamped from Vallejo, CA / Mare Island Station



JonBurdett arctic af7 19361027 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19361027.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19361027 pm.jpg

1936-10-27
Locy Type 3 (BC-BBT)
"DOMINANT / SEA POWER"
"USN" in star

Keel Laying of
USS STURGEON SS-187

Cachet by Dr. S. E. Hutnick



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF 7 19361027 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1936-10-27
Locy Type 3 (BC-BBT)
"DOMINANT / SEA POWER"
"USN" in star

Navy Day & USS Kingfisher AM-25

Cachet by William S. Linto



No Image

GregCiesielski BDLArctic AF7 19361111 1 Front.jpg

No Image

1936-11-11
Locy Type 3(B-BTT)
"ARMISTICE / DAY"

Armistice Day

Add-on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell



N/A

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19361112 1 Back.jpg
GregCiesielski Bridge AF1 19361112 1 Front.jpg

1936-11-11
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"STEEL LINKS / TWO CITIES"

Opening Day of the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge

This postmark is on the back of a cover postmarked from USS Bridge AF-1 and was created by the Golden Bear Crew No. 14, ANCS



JonBurdett arctic af7 19370506 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19370506.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19370506 pm.jpg

1937-05-06
Locy Type 3 (BC-BBT)
"PEARL HARBOR / HAWAII"

Fleet Problem XVIII

Cachet by C. Wright Richell



No Image

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19370728 1 Front.jpg

No Image

1937-07-28
Locy Type 3(AC-BTT)
"PORTLAND / OREGON"

Port Visit

Note:



JonBurdett arctic af7 19371027 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19371027.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19371027 pm.jpg

1937-10-27
Locy Type 3b (BC-BXT)
"SAN DIEGO / CALIFORNIA"

Navy Day 1937

Note:



JonBurdett arctic af7 19380125 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19380125.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19380125 back.jpg

1938-01-25
Locy Type 3a (BC)
"MARE ISLAND / CALIFORNIA"
Vallejo CA Mare Island Station Machine

Ship's Photo

Crosby Cachet



JonBurdett arctic af7 19380402 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19380402.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19380402 back.jpg

1938-04-02
Locy Type 3r (A-BTT)
"LAHAINA RDS / HAWAII"

Category

Back red rubberstamp Russell A. Court, ANCS 552



No Image

GregCiesielski BDLArctic AF7 19380510 1 Front.jpg

No Image

1938-05-10
Locy Type 3r (A-BTT)

Category

Add-on cachet by Bruce D. Liddell



No Image

JonBurdett arctic af7 19400721.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19400721 pm.jpg

1940-07-21
Locy Type 3r (A-BTT)
"U. S. / NAVY"

Category

Hand painted cachet


 

Bunter Arctic AF 7 19410823 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19410823 1 front.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19410823 1 pm1.jpg

1941-08-23
Locy Type FAKE
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. CD-3b, "Eagle"

Category

Cachet Maker: Sibley's Department Store Hobby Shop


 

JonBurdett arctic af7 19411106 cach.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19411106.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19411106 pm.jpg

1941-11-06
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)

Category

Cachet by Robert B. Kirchgraber


 

JonBurdett arctic af7 19430426 cc.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19430426.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19430426 back.jpg

1943-04-26
Locy Type 3z (BBT)

Category

Censored wartime (WWII) use. Back Pencil return to ship at San Francisco. REFUGIO TX Duplex 1943-04-30


 

JonBurdett arctic af7 19450723 cc.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19450723.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19450723 back.jpg

1945-07-23
Locy Type 9efu

1945-07-26
USPO 10492 Br.

1945-07-31
New York Reg. Div.

Official Business

Note:


 

No Image

JonBurdett arctic af7 19451126.jpg
JonBurdett arctic af7 19451126 pm.jpg

1945-11-26
Locy Type P
"USS ARCTIC / TOKYO BAY"
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. A-35b

Category

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