Cachet Maker John E Gill

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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.

John Gill   (Covers 1934-1978)
John Gill Page 2   (Self Created Postmarks 03/13/1935 to 08/13/1935)
John Gill Page 3   (Self Created Postmarks 08/14/1935 to 12/04/1935)



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GregCiesielski Farragut DD348 19340724 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Farragut DD348 19340724 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Farragut DD348 19340724 1 Postmark.jpg

1934-07-24
Locy Type FDPS 2 (BC-BTT)
"FIRST DAY / CANCEL"
USS Farragut DD-348

First Day of Postal Service

Purple cachet. Cachetmaker initials (JEG) can be seen under the right fluke of the anchor.


 

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GregCiesielski Farragut DD348 19340724 2 Front.jpg

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1934-07-24
Locy Type FDPS 2 (BC-BTT)
"FIRST DAY / CANCEL"
USS Farragut DD-348

First Day of Postal Service

Red cachet. Cachetmaker initials (JEG) can be seen under the right fluke of the anchor.


 

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GregCiesielski Farragut DD348 19340724 3 Front.jpg

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1934-07-24
Locy Type FDPS 2 (BC-BTT)
"FIRST DAY / CANCEL"
USS Farragut DD-348

First Day of Postal Service

Green cachet. Cachetmaker initials (JEG) can be seen under the right fluke of the anchor. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

GregCiesielski MacDonough DD351 19350315 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski MacDonough DD351 19350315 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski MacDonough DD351 19350315 1 Postmark.jpg

1935-03-15
Locy Type F
"FIRST DAY IN / COMMISSION"
USCS Catalog Illus. M-2
USS MacDonough DD-351

Commissioning

Cachet sponsor - Old Ironsides Chapter No. 1, USCS
Common Design 2


 

Bunter Macdonough DD 351 19350315 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Macdonough DD 351 19350315 1 front.jpg
Bunter Macdonough DD 351 19350315 1 pm1.jpg

1935-03-15
Locy Type F  (USCS Illustration M-2)
FIRST DAY IN / COMMISSION
USS MacDonough DD-351

Ship Commissioning

Notes: Cachet Makers: USCS Chapter 1 Old Ironsides and John E Gill


 

Bunter None 19350516 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter None 19350516 1 front.jpg

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1935-05-16

Admiral Richard E Byrd

Notes: Cover purchased at USCS auction. Write-up indicated cachet created by John Gill although there are no identifying marks on the cover.


 

Bunter Mississippi EAG 128 19350704 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Mississippi EAG 128 19350704 1 front.jpg
Bunter Mississippi EAG 128 19350704 1 pm1.jpg

1935-07-04
Locy Type 6
USS Mississippi EAG-128

Category

Notes: Cachet Makers: USCS Chapter 19 CDR John Barry, John E Gill and Edward W McGrath.
Cachet is thermographed.


 

GregCiesielski Case DD370 19350914 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Case DD370 19350914 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Case DD370 19350914 1 Postmark.jpg

1935-09-14
Locy Type F
USCS Catalog Illus. CD 2
"CELEBRATING OUR / OWN LAUNCHING"
USS Case DD-370
USS Conyngham DD-371

Twin Launching

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GregCiesielski Phelps DD360 19360331 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Phelps DD360 19360331 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Phelps DD360 19360331 1 Postmark.jpg

1936-03-31
Locy Type FDPS 3 (AC-BBT)
"1ST DAY POS- / TAL SERVICE"
USS Phelps DD-360

First Day of Postal Service

Cachet sponsor - Old Ironsides Chapter No. 1, USCS


 

Bunter Monssen DD 436 19420113 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Monssen DD 436 19420113 1 front.jpg
Bunter Monssen DD 436 19420113 1 pm1.jpg

1942-01-13
Locy Type Fz [CD-Z3]
USS Monssen DD-436

Second USCS Convention
Ship Commemorative - USS CONSTITUTION

Notes: Cachet Makers: USCS Chapter 1 Old Ironsides and John E Gill.
You can just see John's initials (J.E.G.) in the lower-left corner of the cachet - below the "TO" of BOSTON.


 

GregCiesielski DesMoines CA134 19481116 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski DesMoines CA134 19481116 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski DesMoines CA134 19481116 1 Postmark.jpg

1948-11-16
Locy Type FDC 2t(nu)
USS Des Moines CA-134

First Day of Commissioning

Note: Gill's name is circled on the cachet picture. His R/S marking is on the reverse.


 

GregCiesielski Haynsworth DD700 19501007 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Haynsworth DD700 19501007 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Haynsworth DD700 19501007 1 Back.jpg

1950-10-07
Locy Type FDPS 2
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. H-20d
USS Haynsworth DD 700

First Day of Postal Service

Cachet by Tazewell G. Nicholson. John Gill created the FDPS R/S cachet.


 

Bunter Dwight D Eisenhower CVN 69 19780708 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Dwight D Eisenhower CVN 69 19780708 1 front.jpg
Bunter Dwight D Eisenhower CVN 69 19780708 1 pm1.jpg

1978-07-08
Locy Type 2-1(n) (USS)
USS Dwight D Eisenhower CVN-69

Category

Cachet Makers: John E Gill and USCS Chapter 1 Old Ironsides.

 


 

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