Cachet Maker Jacques Minkus

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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 Calypso AG35 19410912 3 Back.jpg

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1940
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1946

WWII Patriotic Cachets

Close up of Minkus copywrite identification on the reverse of his covers. This particular example is from the Sept. 12, 1941 CALYPSO cover.


 

Bunter Curtiss AV 4 19410109 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Curtiss AV 4 19410109 1 front.jpg
Bunter Curtiss AV 4 19410109 1 back.jpg

1941-01-09
Locy Type 3 (A-BBT)  Killer: YORKTOWN / V.A.
Locy Type 9v
Locy Type 9efw
Locy Type 9x
USS Curtiss AV-4

Category

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JonBurdett minkus tennessee.jpg
Tenn.jpg
Tennback.jpg

1941-05-07
Locy Type 3
USS Tennessee BB-43

Patriotic

Multi-colored printed cachet...Back shows blue printed Jacques Minkus copyright lower right


 

GregCiesielski Zane DD337 19410514 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Zane DD337 19410514 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Zane DD337 19410514 1 Postmark.jpg

1941-05-14
Locy Type 3r (AC-TBT)
USS Zane DD-337

Patriotic

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GregCiesielski Grampus SS207 19410523 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Grampus SS207 19410523 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Grampus SS207 19410523 1 Postmark.jpg

1941-05-23
Locy Type FDC 3 (A-BBT)
"NEW LONDON / CONN"
USS Grampus SS-207

First Day of Commission

Note:


 

JonBurdett minkus worden.jpg
WordenA.jpg
JonBurdett worden dd352 52341 back.jpg

1941-05-23
Locy Type 3
USS Worden DD-352

Patriotic

Multi-colored printed cachet...Back shows blue printed Jacques Minkus copyright lower right


 

N/A

GregCiesielski MarDetArgentia 19410710 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1941-07-10
"MAR. DET. ARGENTIA"
"NEWFOUNDLAND"

Marine Detachment

Censored. From the Greg Ciesielski collection.


 

Bunter Enterprise CV 6 19410902 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Enterprise CV 6 19410902 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Enterprise CV 6 19410902 1 Back.jpg

1941-09-02
Locy Type 6ep(3)
USS Enterprise CV-6

Patriotic

Multi-colored printed cachet...Back shows blue printed Jacques Minkus copyright lower right "COPR. 1940 BY JACQUES MINKUS, NEW YORK, N.Y. U.S.A."


 

GregCiesielski Calypso AG35 19410912 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Calypso AG35 19410912 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Calypso AG35 19410912 1 Back.jpg

1941-09-12
Locy Type 3 (A-BBT)
USS Calypso AG-35

Patriotic

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GregCiesielski Undaunted AT58 19411031 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Undaunted AT58 19411031 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Undaunted AT58 19411031 1 Postmark.jpg

1941-10-31
Locy Type 3 (A-TBT)
USS Undaunted AT-58

Patriotic

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N/A

GregCiesielski MarDetArgentia 19411110 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1941-11-10
"MAR. DET. ARGENTIA"
"NEWFOUNDLAND"

Marine Detachment

From the Greg Ciesielski collection.


 

GregCiesielski Kaula AG33 19411114 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Kaula AG33 19411114 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Kaula AG33 19411114 1 Postmark.jpg

1941-11-14
Locy Type 3 (A-BBT)
USS Kaula AG-33

Patriotic

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JonBurdett minkus solace.jpg
JonBurdett solace ah5 112241.jpg
JonBurdett solace ah5 112241 back.jpg

1941-11-22
Locy Type 3
USS Solace AH-5

Patriotic

Multi-colored printed cachet...Back shows blue printed Jacques Minkus copyright lower right


 

N/A

GregCiesielski MarDetArgentia 19420107 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1942-01-07
"MAR. DET. ARGENTIA"
"NEWFOUNDLAND"

Marine Detachment

Censored. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

GregCiesielski Laramie AO16 19420111 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Laramie AO16 19420111 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Laramie AO16 19420111 1 Postmark.jpg

1942-01-11
Locy Type 3 (A-BBT)(no date)
Locy Type Fz (dated)
USCS Catalog Illus. L-43
USS Laramie AO-16

Patriotic

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Bunter OtherUS Marine Base Midway Islands 19420322 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Marine Base Midway Islands 19420322 1 front.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Marine Base Midway Islands 19420322 1 back.jpg

1942-03-22
Marine Base Midway Islands

Category

Notes: Back of the cover has the following fine print: "COPR. 1940 BY JACQUES MINKUS, NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A."


 

N/A

GregCiesielski FDTC Tiburon 19431207 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1943-12-07
Locy Type 2z
Locy Type 9#
Locy Type SL2
Floating Drydock Training Center Tiburon CA

Patriotic

From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Independence CVL 22 19440206 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Independence CVL 22 19440206 1 front.jpg
Bunter Independence CVL 22 19440206 1 back.jpg

1944-02-06
Locy Type 3z (BTT)
Locy Type 9efsu
USS Independence CVL-22

Category

Notes: Back of the cover has the following fine print: "COPYRIGHT 1943 BY JACQUES MINKUS, NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A."


 

Bunter Aucilla AO 56 19460000 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Aucilla AO 56 19460000 1 front.jpg
Bunter Aucilla AO 56 19460000 1 back.jpg

1946-00-00
Locy Type 2(n)
Locy Type 9efu(n)
USS Aucilla AO-56

Category

Notes: Date unknown. 1946 is a guess.
Back of the cover has the following fine print: "COPYRIGHT 1942 BY JACQUES MINKUS, NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A."


 

Bunter Estes LCC 12 19460606 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Estes LCC 12 19460606 1 front.jpg
Bunter Estes LCC 12 19460606 1 back.jpg

1946-06-06
Locy Type 2#
USS Estes LCC-12

Category

Notes: Back of the cover has the following fine print: "COPYRIGHT 1942 BY JACQUES MINKUS, NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A."


 

RandyKohler Princeton CV37 19460606 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Princeton CV37 19460606 1 Front.JPG
RandyKohler Princeton CV37 19460606 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-06-06
Locy Type 2(n)
USS Princeton CV-37

"On To Victory For Liberty"

CV-37


 

RandyKohler Charleston SC 19460610 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Charleston SC 19460610 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler Charleston SC 19460610 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-06-10
USPO Duplex Cancel
SHIPYARD S.C.
Other US Navy Yard Charleston South Carolina

"Stamp 'Em Out!"

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RandyKohler HaroldJEllison DD864 19460611 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler HaroldJEllison DD864 19460611 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler HaroldJEllison DD864 19460611 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-06-11
Locy Type 2(n) USS Harold J. Ellison DD-864

"America Needs Your Help"

DD-864


 

RandyKohler Gentry DE349 19460624 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Gentry DE349 19460624 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler Gentry DE349 19460624 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-06-24
Locy Type 2(z)
USS Gentry DE-349

"We Must Do All We Can!"

DE-349


 

RandyKohler NortonSound AV11 19460704 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler NortonSound AV11 19460704 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler NortonSound AV11 19460704 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-07-04
Locy Type 9# (Br. #15393)
USS Norton Sound AV-11

"Full Speed Ahead To Victory!"

AV-11


 

RandyKohler Shelikof AVP52 19460706 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Shelikof AVP52 19460706 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler Shelikof AVP52 19460706 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-07-06
Locy Type 2# (Br. #15770)
USS Shelikof AVP-52

"This Is Worth Fighting For"

AVP-52


 

RandyKohler Hobson DMS26 19460713 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Hobson DMS26 19460713 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler Hobson DMS26 19460713 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-07-13
Locy Type 2# (Br. #15626)
USS Hobson DMS-26

"I'm Working With Uncle Sam!"

DMS-26


 

RandyKohler JohnRCraig DD885 19460718 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler JohnRCraig DD885 19460718 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler JohnRCraig DD885 19460718 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-07-18
Locy Type 2
USS John R. Craig DD-885

"United for Victory"

DD-885


 

RandyKohler Enoree 19460819 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Enoree 19460819 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler Enoree 19460819 1 Back.jpg

1946-08-19
Locy Type 2z*
Locy Type 9efsu (Back)
USS Enoree AO-69

"Keep That Light Burning!"

AO-69


 

RandyKohler Cacapon AO52 19460820 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Cacapon AO52 19460820 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler Cacapon AO52 19460820 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-08-20
Locy Type 2z + SLKb(n) (32x3)
USS Cacapon AO-52

"Freedom of Speech and Religion, From Want and Fear"
"For All Nations"

AO-52


 

RandyKohler Chincoteague AVP24 19460927 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Chincoteague AVP24 19460927 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler Chincoteague AVP24 19460927 1 Postmark.jpg

1946-09-27
Locy Type LDPS 2z*
USS Chincoteague AVP-24

"Let There Be Light"

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RandyKohler Marias AO57 19481207 1 Cachet.jpg
RandyKohler Marias AO57 19481207 1 Front.jpg
RandyKohler Marias AO57 19481207 1 Postmark.jpg

1948-12-07
Locy Type 2(n)
USS Marias AO-57

"On to Victory for Liberty!"

AO-57

 


 

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