Cachet Maker ANCS Crew 8 Viking

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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.


 

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GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19350902 1 Front.jpg
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1935-09-02
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"VIKING / CREW NO. 8"
USS Reina Mercedes IX-25

Labor Day

Cover by Louis G. Nix, signed by D. L. Webster (Navy Mail Clerk, REINA MERCEDES). 1st VIKING CREW No. 8 Cover.


 

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GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19351010 1 Front.jpg
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1935-10-10
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"STATION SHIP / U.S.N.A."
USS Reina Mercedes IX-25

90th Anniversary of the
U.S. Naval Academy

Cover by Raymond Graves, signed by D. L. Webster (Navy Mail Clerk, REINA MERCEDES). 2nd VIKING CREW No. 8 Cover.


 

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GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19351027 1 Front.jpg

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1935-10-27
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
"EVERY DAY A / NAVY DAY"
USS Richmond CL-9

Navy Day

Cover by Raymond Graves, signed by Navy Mail Clerk, REINA MERCEDES. 3rd VIKING CREW No. 8 Cover.


 

GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19351225 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19351225 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19351225 1 Back.jpg

1935-12-25
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"JOYEUX NOEL / IX25"
USS Reina Mercedes IX-25

Christmas Day

Cover by Louis G. Nix, D. L. Webster (Navy Mail Clerk, REINA MERCEDES) and Raymond Graves (Cachet Director)


 

GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19351225 1 Back.jpg
GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19351225 2 Back.jpg
GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19351225 1 Front.jpg

1935-12-25
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"JOYEUX NOEL / IX25"
USS Reina Mercedes IX-25

Christmas Day

Close-up view of the text on the back of the Dec 25 1935 cover. It reads: "425 Covers bore this cachet cancelled on the U.S.S. Reina Mercedes. Sponsred by A.N.C.S. Viking's Crew No. 8. Cachet Directors D. L. Webster, N.M.C. & Raymond Graves, 1103 East Capitol St., Washington, D.C."


 

GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19360222 1 Cachet.jpg
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GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19360222 1 Postmark.jpg

1936-02-22
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"IT CAN / BE DONE"
USS Reina Mercedes IX-25

Washington's Birthday

Cachet by Louis G. Nix and D. L. Webster (Navy Mail Clerk, REINA MERCEDES)


 

Bunter Reina Mercedes IX 25 19360712 1 cachet.jpg
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1936-07-12
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"COM ??? / NO, 8
USS Reina Mercedes IX-25

First Anniversary of the
Viking Crew No. 8, ANCS

Cachet by Louis G. Nix. Cachet is thermographed. NOT Listed in the USCS Naval Cover Cachet Makers' Catalog Vol. 2.


 

GregCiesielski NavalHospital AnnapolisMD 19370126 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski NavalHospital AnnapolisMD 19370126 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski NavalHospital AnnapolisMD 19370126 1 Back.jpg

1937-01-26
Locy Type 2 (C)
(A.M.)
US Naval Hospital Annapolis MD

24th Anniversary of Internment of John Paul Jones

Cachet by Louis G. Nix, Lewis R. Myers and sponsored by the Viking Crew No. 8, ANCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Cormorant ATO 133 19380712 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Cormorant ATO 133 19380712 1 front.jpg
Bunter Cormorant ATO 133 19380712 1 back.jpg

1938-07-12
Locy Type 3 (BC-TBT)
"WASHINGTON / D.C."
USS Cormorant ATO-133

Third Anniversary of the
Viking Crew No. 8, ANCS

Cachet by Desmond D. Jagyi. LAST Viking Crew No. 8 Cover.

 


 

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