Cachet Maker Arthur A Christensen

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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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Bunter Lexington CV 2 19380214 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Lexington CV 2 19380214 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Lexington CV 2 19380214 1 Back.jpg

1938-02-14
Locy Type 3 (AC-BTT)
USS Lexington CV-2

Valentine's Day

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Bunter Wasmuth DMS 15 19380101 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Wasmuth DMS 15 19380101 1 front.jpg
Bunter Wasmuth DMS 15 19380101 1 back.jpg

1938-01-01
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
MARE ISLAND / CALIFORNIA
USS Wasmuth DMS-15

New Year's Day

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GregCiesielski Ramsay DM16 19400126 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Ramsay DM16 19400126 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Ramsay DM16 19400126 1 Back.jpg

1940-01-26
Locy Type 3r (A-BBT)
"PORT ANGELES / WASHINGTON"
USS Ramsay DM-16

Davy Jones' Locker cachet

Cachet artist is Bette Tambling. You can see Bette's signature in the lower right corner on the short octopus tentacle.


 

Bunter Portland CA 33 19400319 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Portland CA 33 19400319 1 front.jpg
Bunter Portland CA 33 19400319 1 back.jpg

1940-03-19
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
LONG BEACH / CALIF.
USS Portland CA-33

United States Navy

Notes: Cachet Makers: Arthur A Christensen and Bette Tambling.


 

GregCiesielski Hogan DD178 19401022 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Hogan DD178 19401022 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Hogan DD178 19401022 1 Back.jpg

1940-10-22
Locy Type 3r (A-TBT)
"NORFOLK / VA"
USS HOGAN DD-178

Patriotic Cachet

Note: First Day of Postal Service was October 21 1940.


 

Bunter Conyngham DD 371 19401027 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Conyngham DD 371 19401027 1 front.jpg
Bunter Conyngham DD 371 19401027 1 back.jpg

1940-10-27
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
NAVY / DAY
USS Conyngham DD-371

Navy Day

Notes: Cachet Makers: Arthur A Christensen and M Fay Muridge


 

Bunter OtherUS Naval Torpedo Station Keyport Washington 19410704 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Naval Torpedo Station Keyport Washington 19410704 1 front.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Naval Torpedo Station Keyport Washington 19410704 1 back.jpg

1941-07-04
Locy Type 2e
Naval Torpedo Station Keyport Washington

Independence Day

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Bunter OtherUS Brooklyn Navy Yard 19410902 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Brooklyn Navy Yard 19410902 1 front.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Brooklyn Navy Yard 19410902 1 back.jpg

1941-09-02
Locy Type 6dep-1
Brooklyn Navy Yard

Category

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GregCiesielski US Navy 19411012 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski US Navy 19411012 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski US Navy 19411012 1 Back.jpg

1941-10-12
Locy Type P (modified 3z)
U.S. NAVY

Columbus Day

Note: Cachet artist is Gordon A. Shaw.


 

Bunter OtherUS Marine Base San Diego 19411120 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Marine Base San Diego 19411120 1 front.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Marine Base San Diego 19411120 1 back.jpg

1941-11-20
Locy Type 7di
MARINE CORPS BASE
Marine Base San Diego

Thanksgiving Day

Notes: Cachet Makers: Arthur A Christensen and Gordon A Shaw.
Notation on the back of the cover indicates: 117 covers, 1 shore station.


 

GregCiesielski USMC 19411127 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski USMC 19411127 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski USMC 19411127 1 Back.jpg

1941-11-27
Locy Type 6
USMC Barracks
Mare Island Branch
Vallejo, CA

Thanksgiving Day

Cachet artist is Gordon A. Shaw.


 

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GregCiesielski Chenango AO31 19411217 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Chenango AO31 19411217 1 Back.jpg

1941-12-17
Locy Type 3 (A-BBT)

Famous Ancestors

Censored. Cachet artist is Gordon A. Shaw. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Marblehead CL 12 19421111 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Marblehead CL 12 19421111 1 front.jpg
Bunter Marblehead CL 12 19421111 1 back.jpg

1942-11-11

Ship Commemorative - USS Marblehead CL-12

Notes: Cachet Makers: Arthur A Christensen and Gordon A Shaw.


 

Bunter Boxer LPH 4 19460803 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Boxer LPH 4 19460803 1 front.jpg
Bunter Boxer LPH 4 19460803 1 back.jpg

1946-08-03
Locy Type 2 (n)
USS Boxer LPH-4

Category

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GregCiesielski NewJersey BB62 19460806 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski NewJersey BB62 19460806 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski NewJersey BB62 19460806 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-08-06
Locy Type 2(n)
USS New Jersey BB-62

Operation Magic Carpet

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GregCiesielski NewJersey BB62 19460806 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski NewJersey BB62 19460806 1 Insert.jpg
GregCiesielski NewJersey BB62 19460806 1 Back.jpg

1946-08-06
Locy Type 2(n)
USS New Jersey BB-62

Operation Magic Carpet

Note: Insert found inside this USS New Jersey cover offering his cachet services.

 


 

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