Cachet Maker John N Lawrence

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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 N. Lawrence Page 1
John N. Lawrence Page 2   (Patriotic Covers)
John N. Lawrence Page 3   (Self Created Postmarks from Shanghai)


 

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GregCiesielski Hawthorne NAD 19321027 2 Back.jpg
GregCiesielski Hawthorne NAD 19321027 2 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Hawthorne NAD 19321027 1 Back.jpg

1932-10-27
Non-Postal Marking
Anchor and U.S.N.
Naval Ammunition Depot
Hawthorne NV

Navy Day

Fancy "Received" cancel on the back along with Lawrence's address,


 

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GregCiesielski Tuscaloosa CA37 19341018 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Tuscaloosa CA37 19341018 1 Back.jpg

1934-10-18
Locy Type 3 (BC-BBT)
"HELLO / BARBADOS"
USS Tuscaloosa CA-37

Shakedown Cruise

The USS Tuscaloosa was on her shakedown cruise when this cover was postmarked. The cachet was to be used for Fleet Review in May 1934. Lawrence's initial (J.N.L.) can be seen on the back of this cover.


 

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GregCiesielski Monocacy PR2 19341027 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Monocacy PR2 19341027 1 Back.jpg

1934-10-27
Locy Type 5hks
"NANKING / CHINA"
USS Monocacy PR-2

Navy Day

The sailor in the cachet is believed to be John Lawrence. Lawrence's rubberstamp marking can be seen on the back of this cover.


 

GregCiesielski Monocacy PR2 19350131 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Monocacy PR2 19350131 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Monocacy PR2 19350131 1 Back.jpg

1935-01-31
Locy Type 6efu
"Yangtze Patrol Branch"
USS Monocacy PR-5

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John N. Lawrence's marking is on the back.


 

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GregCiesielski Monocacy PR2 19350204 1 Front.jpg

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1935-02-04
Locy Type 5hks
"NANKING / CHINA"
USS Monocacy PR-2

Chinese New Year

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GregCiesielski Panay PR5 19350806 2 Back.jpg
GregCiesielski Panay PR5 19350806 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Panay PR5 19350806 1 Back.jpg

1935-08-06
Locy Type 3 (BC-BBT)
"HSIAKWAN / CHINA"
USS Panay PR-5

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Sponsored by Deane C. (DC) Bartley, R/S address on back. John N. Lawrence's marking is also on the back.


 

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GregCiesielski Lawrence Card 19360101 1 Front.jpg

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1936-01-01

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Note: Advertising card for John Lawrence's cover servicing.


 

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GregCiesielski Fulton PG49 19360314 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Fulton PG49 19360314 1 Back.jpg

1936-03-14
Locy Type 3
"U.S. MARINES / IN CHINA"
4th Regiment USMC
Shanghai China

Cachet comemorates the loss of
USS Fulton PG-49

Cachet artist is C. Guy Cross


 

GregCiesielski Shanghai 4thReg 19360530 1 Stuffer.jpg
GregCiesielski Shanghai 4thReg 19360530 1 Front.jpg

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1936-05-30
Locy Type 3 (TBT)
"U.S. MARINES / IN CHINA"
4th Regiment U.S.M.C.
Shanghai China

Honoring the 4th Regiment

Cachet by Norwood B. Scatchard


 

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GregCiesielski Asheville PG21 19361027 1 Front.jpg

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1936-10-27
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTT)
"NAVY DAY / SHANGHAI"
USS Asheville PG-21

Navy Day

Note:


 

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GregCiesielski Shanghai China 19361225 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Shanghai China 19370101 1 Back.jpg

1936-12-25
Locy Type 3
"BUY U.S. / GOV'T BONDS"
U.S.N. Purchasing Office, Shanghai China
1937-01-01
Locy Type 3
4th Regiment U.S.M.C., Shanghai China

Christmas and New Year greetings

Backside of the cover shows Lawrence's Regimental Hospital marking.


 

GregCiesielski OtherUS Naval Hospital Washington DC 19381027 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski OtherUS Naval Hospital Washington DC 19381027 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski OtherUS Naval Hospital Washington DC 19381027 2 Postmark.jpg

1938-10-27
Locy Type 9v
Locy Type RCVD
Naval Hospital Washington DC

Navy Day

Cachet by Richard Buchwald


 

Bunter OtherUS Naval Hospital Washington DC 19381225 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Naval Hospital Washington DC 19381225 1 front.jpg
Bunter OtherUS Naval Hospital Washington DC 19381225 1 pm1.jpg

1938-12-25
Locy Type 9v
Locy Type SLP (40x5)
Naval Hospital Washington DC

Christmas Day

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GregCiesielski Lawrence USCG 19450115 1 Front.jpg

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1945-01-15
Locy Type 7z

Outgoing mail from Lawrence

USCG Cachet by Walter G. Crosby


 

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GregCiesielski Lawrence YMCA 19450508 1 Front.jpg

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1945-05-08
USPO Slogan Machine Postmark
"Naval Hospital Branch"
San Diego CA

Outgoing mail from Lawrence

Army & Navy YMCA envelope, notice the handwritten note "Germany Surrenders"

 


 

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