Cachet Maker C Wright Richell

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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.

  1. Page 1    (1934)
  2. Page 2    (1935)
  3. Page 3    (1936)
  4. Page 4    (1937)
  5. Page 5    (1938 - present)


 

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GregCiesielski WestVirginia BB48 19350729 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski WestVirginia BB48 19350729 1 Back.jpg
GregCiesielski WestVirginia BB48 19350729 1 Front.jpg

1935-07-29
Locy Type 6
USS West Virginia BB-48

Fleet Week 1935 - Seattle WA

One of the few covers that is "Designed and Sponsored" by Richell. Typically another person would sponsor the cover and Richell would be the artist.


 

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GregCiesielski Northampton CA26 19340614 4 Front.jpg

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1934-06-14
Locy Type F
"INVINCEABLE BANNER / THE FLAG OF THE FREE"
USS Northampton CA-26

Flag Day

Sponsored by Robert L. Manley. Contributed by Tom Kean.


 

GregCiesielski Richmond CL9 19340716 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Richmond CL9 19340716 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Richmond CL9 19340716 1 Back.jpg

1934-07-16
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTB)
"GREETINGS / MIAMI FLA"
USS Richmond CL-9

Miami, FL

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Bunter Ranger CV 4 19340722 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Ranger CV 4 19340722 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Ranger CV 4 19340722 1 Back.jpg

1934-07-22
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTB)
"N.N YARD / PORTS.VA."
USS Ranger CV-4

American History Commemorative

Cachet sponsor is Robert L. Manley.


 

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GregCiesielski Crowninshield DD134 19340806 1 Front.jpg

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1934-08-06
Locy Type 3s
"SAN DIEGO / CALIF"
USS Crowninshield DD-134

15th Anniversary

Cachet by C. Wright Richell and sponsored by Harry E. Whitlatch. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Ranger CV 4 19340823 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Ranger CV 4 19340823 1.jpg

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1934-08-23
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTB)
"CROSSING THE / EQUATOR"
USS Ranger CV-4

Ship Shakedown Cruise

Cachet sponsor is Marshall R. Hall. This cachet is almost exactly the same as the one on 1935-04-05.


 

GregCiesielski Portland CA33 19340808 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Portland CA33 19340808 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Portland CA33 19340808 1 Postmark.jpg

1934-08-08
Locy Type 3(B-BTT)
"PORTLAND / MAINE"
USS Portland CA 33

Port Visit

Cover sponsored by Capt. William V. Miller


 

Bunter Sumner AGS 5 19340907 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Sumner AGS 5 19340907 1 front.jpg
Bunter Sumner AGS 5 19340907 1 back.jpg

1934-09-07
Locy Type 3 (B-BBB)
PEARL HARBOR / HAWAII
USS Sumner AGS-5

Hawaii

Cachet Makers: Robert L Manley and C Wright Richell. USCS 152 is Robert Manley


 

Bunter Perry DMS 17 19340910 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Perry DMS 17 19340910 1 front.jpg
Bunter Perry DMS 17 19340910 1 pm1.jpg

1934-09-10
Locy Type 3as (A)
AT SEA FOR / WEST COAST
USS Perry DMS-17

War of 1812
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry

Notes:


 

GregCiesielski Receivingship BrooklynNY 19341012 2 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski ReceivingShip BrooklynNY 19341012 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski ReceivingShip BrooklynNY 19341012 1 Postmark.jpg

1934-10-12
Locy Type 3
"COLUMBUS / DAY"
US Receiving Ship Brooklyn NY

Columbus Day

Note: Robert L. Manley was the sponsor


 

GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19341012 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19341012 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski ReinaMercedes IX25 19341012 1 Postmark.jpg

1934-10-12
Locy Type 5hks
"ANNAPOLIS / MARYLAND"
USS Reina Mercedes IX-25

Columbus Day

Note: Robert L. Manley was the sponsor


 

GregCiesielski Northampton CA26 19341012 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Northampton CA26 19341012 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Northampton CA26 19341012 1 Postmark.jpg

1934-10-12
Locy Type F (N-18f)
"PORTSMOUTH / VA"
USS Northampton

Columbus Day

Margaret Gilliand USCS Member No. 311 was the sponsor.


 

GregCiesielski Trenton CL11 19341012 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Trenton CL11 19341012 2 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Trenton CL11 19341012 2 Postmark.jpg

1934-10-12
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTT)
"COLUMBUS / 1492DAY1934"
USS Trenton CL-11

Columbus Day

Dr. S.E. Hutnick, Sponsor.


 

Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19341027 4 cachet.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19341027 4 Front.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19341027 4 Back.jpg

1934-10-27
Locy Type 3 (B-TBT)
13 TH U.S. / NAVY DAY
USS Pennsylvania BB-38

Navy Day

Notes: Cachet Makers: R S Ewing, C Wright Richell and William J Hager
Not certain what role, if any, Hager had in creating this cachet.


 

Bunter Swan AVP 7 19341027 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Swan AVP 7 19341027 1 front.jpg
Bunter Swan AVP 7 19341027 1 pm1.jpg

1934-10-27
Locy Type 3s (BC-BTT)
PEARL HARBOR / HONOLULU TH
USS Swan AVP-7

Navy Day

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GregCiesielski Childs DD241 19341027 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Childs DD241 19341027 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Childs DD241 19341027 1 Back.jpg

1934-10-27
Locy Type 3r
USS Childs DD 241

Navy Day

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by Capt. William V. Miller.


 

GregCiesielski Childs DD241 19341111 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Childs DD241 19341111 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Childs DD241 19341111 1 Back.jpg

1934-11-11
Locy Type 3r
USS Childs DD 241

Armistice Day

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by Capt. William V. Miller.


 

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GregCiesielski Northampton 19341111 CA26 1 Front.jpg

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1934-11-11
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. N-18f
USS Northampton CA-26

Armistice Day

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, co-sponsored by Marshall R. Hall and C. Wright Richell.


 

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JonBurdett perry dd340 19341112.jpg

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1934-11-12
Locy Type 3as (A)
"BIRTHDAY / GREETINGS"
USS Perry DD-340

1st Birthday of the Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter

Red cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by the Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter No. 5. USCS


 

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GregCiesielski Perry DD340 19341112 1 Front.jpg

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1934-11-12
Locy Type 3as (A)
"BIRTHDAY / GREETINGS"
USS Perry DD-340

1st Birthday of the Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter

Blue cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by the Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter No. 5. USCS Contributed by Tom Kean.


 

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GregCiesielski Perry DD340 19341112 2 Front.jpg

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1934-11-12
Locy Type 3as (A)
"BIRTHDAY / GREETINGS"
USS Perry DD-340

1st Birthday of the Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter

Purple cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by the Oliver Hazard Perry Chapter No. 5. USCS
 

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GregCiesielski Nautilus SS168 19341129 2 Front.jpg

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1934-11-29
Locy Type 5hks
USS Nautilus SS-168

Thanksgiving Day

Cachet sponsored by Margaret Gilliland
 

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JonBurdett northampton cl26 19341129-1.jpg

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1934-11-29
Locy Type F
"NAVY YARD / PT'S VA"
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. N-18f
USS Northampton CL-26

Thanksgiving Day

Cachet sponsored by Margaret Gilliland
 

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GregCiesielski Northampton CL26 19341129 1 Front.jpg

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1934-11-29
Locy Type F
"NAVY YARD / PT'S VA"
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. N-18f
USS Northampton CL-26

Thanksgiving Day

Cachet sponsored by Margaret Gilliland. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

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GregCiesielski Dewey DD349 19341129 1 Front.jpg

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1934-11-29
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"GUANTANAMO / BAY-CUBA"
USS Dewey DD-349

Shakedown Cruise

Cachet sponsored by L. H. Markley


 

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GregCiesielski Cuttlefish SS171 19341225 1 Front.jpg

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1934-12-25
Locy Type 3(BC-BTB)
"PORTSMOUTH / N H"

Christmas - USS Cuttlefish SS-171

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by Sedley Bartlett and Gerald T. Milan, NMC USS Cuttlefish.


 

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GregCiesielski Cuttlefish SS171 19341225 2 Front.jpg

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1934-12-25
Locy Type 5hks
"OUR FIRST / CHRISTMAS"

Christmas - USS Cuttlefish SS-171

Cachet by C. Wright Richell, sponsored by Sedley Bartlett and Gerald T. Milan, NMC USS Cuttlefish.




 

GregCiesielski Texas BB35 19340531 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Constitution Label 19340531 1 Label.jpg
GregCiesielski Texas BB35 19340531 1 Back.jpg

1934-05-31
Locy Type 5hks(C)
"FLEET PASSING / IN REVIEW"
USS Texas BB 35

FDR Checks the Fleet

Label on the back by C. Wright Richell promoting the idea for a postage stamp to honor Old Ironsides (USF Constitution)

 


 

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