Cachet Maker Gerrit H Cortelyou

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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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B Trever AG 110 19340729 1 cachet.jpg
B Trever AG 110 19340729 1 front.jpg
B Trever AG 110 19340729 1 back.jpg

1934-07-29
Locy Type 3s (A)
TRENTON / N.J.
USS Trever AG-110

Port Visit - Trenton, New Jersey

Notes: Cachet Makers: USCS Chapter 19 CDR John Barry, Gerrit H Cortelyou and Robert M Scheid.
Actually, this cachet may have been drawn by Gerrit's father, Gerrit Sr?, as the initials in the cachet are "G.V.D. Cortelyou". See the back side of the following cover for more information.


 

B Trever AG 110 19340729 2 letter.jpg
B Trever AG 110 19340729 2 front.jpg
B Trever AG 110 19340729 2 back.jpg

1934-07-29
Locy Type 3s (A)
TRENTON / N.J.
USS Trever AG-110

Port Visit - Trenton, New Jersey

Notes: Cachet Makers: USCS Chapter 19 CDR John Barry, Gerrit H Cortelyou and Robert M Scheid.
The letter is from Scheid and describes the making of the cachet.
The back of the cover has the following note: "With Juniors & My Compliments - G.V.D.C."


 

Bunter Reid DD 369 19360113 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Reid DD 369 19360113 1 front.jpg
Bunter Reid DD 369 19360113 1 back.jpg

1936-01-13
Locy Type 2
U.S. Receiving Ship at Philadelphia PA

Ship Launching - USS Reid DD-369

Notes: Cachet Makers: USCS Chapter 19 CDR John Barry, Gerrit H Cortelyou and George K Handle.
Cachet is thermographed.


 

Bunter Reid DD 369 19361102 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Reid DD 369 19361102 1 front.jpg
Bunter Reid DD 369 19361102 1 back.jpg

1936-11-02
Locy Type 3r (A-BBT)
FIRST DAY / COMMISSION
USS Reid DD-369

Ship Commissioning

Notes: Cachet Makers: USCS Chapter 19 CDR John Barry, Gerrit H Cortelyou and George K Handle.
Cachet is thermographed.

 


 

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