Cachet Maker George A Pavan

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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.


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


Locy Type 2(n)
USS Cone DD-866

First Postwar Cruise



Locy Type 2(n)
USS Kearsarge CV-55

First Postwar Cruise

Note: Kearsarge_CV33_19470717


Locy Type 2(n)
USS O'Hare DD-889

First Postwar Cruise

Note: NAMESAKE - LT Edward H. "Butch" O'Hare, first Navy Ace in WW2 and Medal of Honor recipient: on February 20, 1942, he shot down five Japanese bombers and probably saved Lexington. Promoted to Lieutenant Commander, he was later Commander, Air Group Six aboard USS Enterprise (CV-6). He was reported as MIA in November 1943 and declared dead one year later. In addition to the Medal of Honor, he earned a Navy Cross and other awards.



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