Cachet Maker USCS Chapter 8 Admiral George Dewey

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Chapter History

Admiral George Dewey Chapter #8, USCS was comprised of members from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area.
   Chapter Organized: December 1933 (Bulletin No. 30); selected name for chapter at third regular meeting (USCS Log Jan 1936). Continued operations throughout WWII (Log July 1946). Nov 49 held 16th Founders Day banquet.
   Organizing members: Nagle C. Miller (#49), President; John Grove (#60), Vice Pres; L.H. Markley (#106), Secty; Jas H. Brookhart, Paul Cree, John C. Fritchey, Charles Hoffmeier, Elmer R. Long.
   Cachet Directors: 1934-35 L.H. Markley (USCS #106); 1936-40 Dr. Frank Stump (USCS #164).
   Chapter sponsored printed cachets with subjects related to Admiral Dewey. Covers were postmarked on the ship after commissioning. Several of the designs featured photos of the ship or Dewey or used printer’s cuts and type set legends. According to the Jan 1936 Log, a total of 7,500 covers were printed for the first seven events (average of 1,000+ per event)

"NAVAL COVER CACHET MAKERS’ CATALOG VOLUME II - ANCS CREWS, USCS CHAPTERS & STUDY GROUPS." Compiled and Edited by Robert D. Rawlins, USCS #5490


 

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GregCiesielski Blackhawk AD9 19340501 1.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"DEWEY DAY / KOBE JAPAN"
USS Black Hawk AD 9

Dewey Day
Admiral George Dewey

1st Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

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Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340501 1.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3 (B-TBT)
"DEWEY / DAY"
USS Pennsylvania BB 38

Admiral George Dewey

1st Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

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GregCiesielski USReceivingShip 19340501 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3ty (BBT)
US Receiving Ship Brooklyn NY

Admiral George Dewey

1st Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

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GregCiesielski USSConstitution 19340528 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-22
Locy Type 3 (BTT) ("U.S. FRIGATE")
USF Constitution

Admiral George Dewey

1st Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. R/S date under cachet of May 1, 1935 for Dewey Day.


 

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GregCiesielski USSConstitution 19340528 2 Front.jpg

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1934-05-22
Locy Type 3 (BTT) ("U.S. FRIGATE")
USF Constitution

Admiral George Dewey

1st Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. R/S date under cachet of May 1, 1935 for Dewey Day.


 

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GregCiesielski Brazos BB 38 19340501 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3 (B-BBT)
"BROOKLYN / NAVY YARD"
USS Brazos AO 4

Admiral George Dewey

Unlisted Cachet. Not listed in the USCS Cachetmakers Catalog, Vol II.


 

Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340501 2 cachet.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340501 2.jpg

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1934-05-01
Locy Type 3 (B-TBT)
"DEWEY / DAY"
USS Pennsylvania BB 38

Admiral George Dewey

Unlisted Cachet. Not listed in the USCS Cachetmakers Catalog, Vol II.


 

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GregCiesielski MacLeish AG87 19340531 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-31
Locy Type F
USCS Postmark Catalog Illus. M-4
USS MacLeish DD-220

Presidential Review

2nd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

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GregCiesielski Neches AO5 19340531 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Neches AO5 19340531 1 Back.jpg

1934-05-31
Locy Type 5hks
"U S FLEET / REVIEW"
USS Neches AO-5

Presidential Review

2nd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340531 4 cachet.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19340531 4.jpg

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1934-05-31
Locy Type 3 (B-TBT, AT SEA)
"PRESIDENTIAL / REVIEW"
USS Pennsylvania BB 38

Presidential Review

2nd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.


 

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GregCiesielski Perry DD340 19340531 1K Front.jpg

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1934-05-31
Locy Type 3s (A)
"FLEET / REVIEW"
USS Perry DD-340

Presidential Review

2nd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

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GregCiesielski Wasmuth DD338 19340531 1K Front.jpg

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1934-05-31
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"US FLEET / NEWYORK-NY"
USS Wasmuth DD-338

Presidential Review

2nd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

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GregCiesielski Waters DD115 19340531 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-31
Locy Type 3s (AC-BTT)
"NEW YORK / NY"
USS Waters DD-115

Presidential Review

2nd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

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GregCiesielski Whitney AD4 19340531 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-31
Locy Type 3 (B-BBT)
"PRESIDENTIAL / REVIEW"
USS Whitney AD-4

Presidential Review

2nd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

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GregCiesielski Williamson DD244 19340531 1 Front.jpg

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1934-05-31
Locy Type 5hsu
"NEW YORK / N.Y."
USS Williamson DD-244

Presidential Review

2nd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

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1934-07-28
Locy Type 3 (B-BBT)
"BATH / MAINE"
USS Marblehead CL-12

Launching of USS Dewey DD-349

3rd Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.


 

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1934-10-17
Locy Type FDPS 3 (AC-BBT)
"COMMISSION- / ED 10-4-34"
USS Dewey DD 349

First Day of Postal Service

4th Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.


 

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Bunter Dewey DD 349 19341027 1 front.jpg

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1934-10-27
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"NAVY DAY / BOSTON MASS"
USS Dewey DD 349

Navy Day 1934

5th Cachet. Sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.


 

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GregCiesielski Dewey DD349 19350404 1 Front.jpg

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1935-04-04
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"GITMO BAY / CUBA"
USS Dewey DD 349

Port Visit

Unlisted Cachet. Not listed in the USCS Cachetmakers Catalog, Vol II.


 

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GregCiesielski Dewey DD349 19350501 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Dewey DD349 19350501 1 Postmark.jpg

1935-05-01
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"FIRST / DEWEY DAY"
USS Dewey DD 349

Dewey Day

6th Cachet. Cachet by Louis G. Nix, sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS


 

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GregCiesielski Dewey DD349 19351027 1 Front.jpg

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1935-10-27
Locy Type 3 (AC-BBT)
"NAVY DAY / SAN DIEGO"
USS Dewey DD 349

Navy Day 1935

7th Cachet. Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS. Cachet has year error of "1925".


 

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GregCiesielski Leary DD158 19370323 1 Front.jpg

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1937-03-23
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
"WASHINGTON / DC"
USS Leary DD 158

First Day of Issue 4c Navy Stamp (Sc#793)

8th Cachet. Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.


 

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JonBurdett dewey dd349 19371226.jpg

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1937-12-26
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
"SAN DIEGO / CALIF."
USS Dewey DD 349

100th Anniversary of Admiral Dewey's birth

9th Cachet. Cachet sponsored by the Admiral George Dewey Chapter No. 8, USCS.

 


 

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