Cachet Maker William S Linto

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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.

  1. William S. Linto Page 1    (100 Series)
  2. William S. Linto Page 2    (200 Series)
  3. William S. Linto Page 3    (Presidential Series, 1940-42)


 

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Bunter Dewey DD 349 19341027 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Dewey DD 349 19341027 1 front.jpg
Bunter Dewey DD 349 19341027 1 back.jpg

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

Navy Day

Unnumbered Linto cachet.


 

Bunter Grebe AT 134 19350530 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Grebe AT 134 19350530 1 front.jpg
Bunter Grebe AT 134 19350530 1 back.jpg

1935-05-30
Locy Type F  (USCS Illustration G-26)
MAY THEY / REST IN PEACE
USS Grebe AT-134

Memorial Day

Unnumbered Linto cachet. Not sure what role, if any, W A Foster had in creating this cachet.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Palos PR1 19350704 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1935-07-04
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"CHUNGKING / CHINA"
USS Palos PR-1

Independence Day

From the Tom Kean collection.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Northampton CA26 19351225 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Northampton CA26 19351225 1 Back.jpg

1935-12-25
Locy Type 3 (BC-TTT)
"MERRY / CHRISTMAS"
USS Northampton CA-26

Christmas

18 covers created with this cachet.


 

Bunter Tatnuck ATO 27 19360229 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Tatnuck ATO 27 19360229 1 front.jpg
Bunter Tatnuck ATO 27 19360229 1 back.jpg

1936-02-29
Locy Type SL4ts (26x3)
USS Tatnuck ATO-27

Leap Year 1936

Linto Cachet No. Leap Y. 7 covers issued. This is cover No. 6.


 

Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360610 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360610 1 front.jpg
Bunter Arctic AF 7 19360610 1 back.jpg

1936-06-10
Locy Type F  (USCS Illustration A-35)
PORTLAND / CITY OF / ROSES
USS Arctic AF-7

Fleet Week Portland Rose Festival

Linto Cachet No. ??. 50 covers issued. Cachet is thermographed.


 

Bunter Chester CA 27 19360803 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Chester CA 27 19360803 1 front.jpg
Bunter Chester CA 27 19360803 1 back.jpg

1936-08-03
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBB)
PORTLAND / OREGON
USS Chester CA-27

Fleet Week Portland Rose Festival

Linto Cachet No. 25. 59 covers issued. This is cover No. 10. Cachet is partly thermographed (lettering).
Cover had postmarks from USS Chester CA-27, USS Goff DD-247, and USS Reuben James DD-245.


 

Bunter Monaghan DD 354 19360806 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Monaghan DD 354 19360806 1 front.jpg
Bunter Monaghan DD 354 19360806 1 back.jpg

1936-08-06
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBB)
PORTLAND OR / FLEET WEEK
USS Monaghan DD-354

Fleet Week
Port Visit - Portland OR

Linto Cachet No. 26. --- covers issued. This is cover No. 31. Cachet is partly thermographed.


 

GregCiesielski Southard DD207 19360808 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Southard DD207 19360808 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Southard DD207 19360808 1 Back.jpg

1936-08-08
Locy Type 3 (A-TBT)
"PORTLAND / FLEET WEEK"
USS Southard DD-207
USS Relief AH-1
USS Goff DD-247
USS Reuben James DD-245
USS Hovey DD-208

Fleet Week

Linto Cachet No. 26. --- covers issued. This is cover No. 113


 

GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19361027 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Arctic AF 7 19361027 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Arctic AF7 19361027 1 Back.jpg

1936-10-27
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
"DOMINANT / SEA POWER"
USS Arctic AF-7
USS Kingfisher AM-25

Navy Day

Linto Cachet No. 33. 105 covers issued. This is cover No. 54


 

N/A

JonBurdett trenton cl11 19370101.jpg
JonBurdett trenton cl11 19370101 back.jpg

1937-01-01
Locy Type 3 (BC-BTT)
"NEW YEAR / GREETINGS"
USS TRENTON CL-11

New Years Day

Linto Cachet No. 38. 96 covers issued. This is cover No. 75


 

Bunter Thrush AVP 3 19370401 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Thrush AVP 3 19370401 1 front.jpg
Bunter Thrush AVP 3 19370401 1 back.jpg

1937-04-01
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
SAN PEDRO / CALIFORNIA
USS Thrush AVP-3

April Fool's Day 1937

Linto Cachet No. 44. 106 covers issued. This is cover No. 47
Back of cover had rubber stamp for Jimmie Allen as well as autograph of John E. London (USCS 4430). It is not known what role, if any, either of these individuals had in creating this cachet.


 

Bunter Arizona BB 39 19370501 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19370501 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19370501 1 Back.jpg

1937-05-01
Locy Type 6
USS Arizona BB-39

May Day

Linto Cachet No. 44-C. 60 covers issued. This is cover No. 52. Eleven were in silver (like this one).
Cachet is hand drawn and thermographed. Not sure if the pen drawing of the ship, shore, and text at the bottom were part of the original cachet from Linto or were added later by someone else.


 

Bunter Arizona BB 39 19370704 3 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19370704 3 Front.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19370704 3 Back.jpg

1937-07-04
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"BREMERTON / WASH"
USS Arizona BB-39

Independence Day (July 4)

Linto Cachet No. 48. 135 covers issued. This is cover No. 91. Cachet is hand drawn and thermographed. Cachet possibly serviced by Melton M. Parker.


 

N/A

JonBurdett trenton cl11 19370728.jpg
JonBurdett trenton cl11 19370728 back.jpg

1937-07-28
Locy Type 3 (AC-BTT)
"PORTLAND / OREGON"
USS TRENTON CL-11

Port Visit

Linto Cachet No. 49A. 93 covers issued. This is cover No. 11


 

Bunter New Orleans CA 32 19370729 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter New Orleans CA 32 19370729 1 front.jpg
Bunter New Orleans CA 32 19370729 1 back.jpg

1937-07-29
Locy Type 3 (B-BTT)
PORTLAND / OREGON
USS New Orleans CA-32

Port Visit - Portland OR

Linto Cachet No. 49. 850 covers issued. This is cover No. 453.


 

GregCiesielski MacLeish DD220 19371012 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski MacLeish DD220 19371012 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski MacLeish DD220 19371012 1 Back.jpg

1937-10-12
Locy Type 3 (BC-BBT)
"SAN DIEGO / CALIFORNIA"
USS MacLeish DD-220

Columbus Day

Linto Cachet No. 51. 110 covers issued. This is cover No. 86.


 

GregCiesielski Trenton CL11 19371031 1 Postmark.jpg
GregCiesielski Trenton CL11 19371031 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Trenton CL11 19371031 1 Back.jpg

1937-10-31
Locy Type 9v(C)
USS Trenton CL-11

Halloween

Linto Cachet No. 53. 85 covers issued. This is cover No. 7. Cachet is handdrawn and colored.


 

Bunter Henley DD 391 19371111 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Henley DD 391 19371111 1 front.jpg
Bunter Henley DD 391 19371111 1 back.jpg

1937-11-11
Locy Type 3r (AC-BBT)
PORTLAND / OREGON
USS Henley DD-391

Port Visit - Portland OR

Linto Cachet No. 55. 80 covers issued. This is cover No. 15. Cachet is partly thermographed.


 

Bunter Trenton CL 11 19371225 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Trenton CL 11 19371225 1 front.jpg
Bunter Trenton CL 11 19371225 1 back.jpg

1937-12-25
Locy Type 9efw
USS Trenton CL-11

Christmas Day

Linto Cachet No. 60. 30 covers issued. This is cover No. 3. Cachet is thermographed. Cachet by William S. Linto and J. L. Couse.


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Quail AM15 19371225 2 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Quail AM15 19371225 2 Back.jpg

1937-12-25
Locy Type 3r (AC-BBT)
"HONOLULU / HAWAII"
USS Quail AM-15

Christmas Day

Linto Cachet No. 57, covers issued 135, cover No. 3.


 

Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380214 2 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380214 2 Front.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380214 2 Back.jpg

1938-02-14
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"SAN PEDRO / CALIF"
USS Arizona BB-39

Valentine's Day (Feb 14)

Linto Cachet No. 65. 75 covers issued. This is cover No. 74. Cachet is hand drawn.


 

Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380317 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380317 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380317 1 Back.jpg

1938-03-17
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"AT / SEA"
USS Arizona BB-39

St. Patrick's Day

Linto Cachet No. 67. 96 covers issued. This is cover No. 45. Cachet is hand drawn and thermographed.


 

Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380317 2 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380317 2 Front.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380317 2 Back.jpg

1938-03-17
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"AT / SEA"
USS Arizona BB-39

St. Patrick's Day

Linto Cachet No. 67-A. 32 covers issued. This is cover No. 27. Cachet is hand drawn and thermographed.


 

Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380417 2 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380417 2 Front.jpg
Bunter Arizona BB 39 19380417 2 Back.jpg

1938-04-17
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTB)
"HONOLULU / T H"
USS Arizona BB-39

Cachet Category

Linto Cachet No. I.E. - April 17. 4 covers issued. This is cover No. 2.


 

Bunter Raleigh CL 7 19380530 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Raleigh CL 7 19380530 1 front.jpg
Bunter Raleigh CL 7 19380530 1 back.jpg

1938-05-30
Locy Type 3 (AC-TTT)
NORFOLK / NAVY YARD
USS Raleigh CL-7

Memorial Day

Linto Cachet No. 71-A. 33 covers issued. This is cover No. 27. Cachet is thermographed.


 

Bunter Chester CA 27 19380726 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Chester CA 27 19380726 1 front.jpg
Bunter Chester CA 27 19380726 1 back.jpg

1938-07-26
Locy Type 9efw  (USCS Illustration C-39a)
USS Chester CA-27

Fleet Week Portland Rose Festival

Linto Cachet No. 74. 476 covers issued. This is cover No. 273. In the cachet, "Wm. S. Linto A.N.C.S. 55" appears just below the stern of the ship (left end).


 

Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 1 front.jpg
Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 1 back.jpg

1938-07-26
Locy Type 3r (B-BBT)
PORTLAND / OREGON
USS Phelps DD-360

Port Visit - Portland OR

Linto Cachet No. 74. 476 covers issued. This is cover No. 260.


 

Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 2 pm1.jpg
Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 2 front.jpg
Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 2 back.jpg

1938-07-26
Locy Type 3r (B-BBT)
PORTLAND / OREGON
USS Phelps DD-360

Portland OR

Linto Cachet No. 74. 476 covers issued. This is cover No. 419. Cachet is partly thermographed.


 

Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 3 cachet.jpg
Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 3 front.jpg
Bunter Phelps DD 360 19380726 3 back.jpg

1938-07-26
Locy Type 3r (B-BBT)
PORTLAND / OREGON
USS Phelps DD-360

Port Visit - Portland OR

Linto Cachet No. 75. 157 covers issued. This is cover No. 81.


 

GregCiesielski Enterprise CV6 19381012 1 Cachet.jpg
GregCiesielski Enterprise CV6 19381012 2 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Enterprise CV6 19381012 1 Back.jpg

1938-10-12
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
"COLUMBUS / DAY"
USS Enterprise CV-6

Columbus Day

Linto Cachet No. 77. 116 covers issued. This is cover No. 30


 

Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19381111 2 cachet.jpg
Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19381111 2 front.jpg
Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19381111 2 back.jpg

1938-11-11
Locy Type 3r (A-BBT)
LEST WE / FORGET
USS Honolulu CL-48

Armistice Day

Linto Cachet No. 80. 105 covers issued. This is cover No. 17.


 

Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19381124 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19381124 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19381124 1 Back.jpg

1938-11-24
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBB)
THANKS / GIVING DAY
USS Pennsylvania BB-38

Thanksgiving Day

Cachet No. 81. 80 covers issued. This is cover No. 33


 

Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19390101 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19390101 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Pennsylvania BB 38 19390101 1 Back.jpg

1939-01-01
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBB)
HAPPY / NEW YEAR
USS Pennsylvania BB-38

New Year's Day

Cachet No. 83. 116 covers issued. This is cover No. 36


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Quail AM15 19390214 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Quail AM15 19390214 1 Back.jpg

1939-02-14
Locy Type 3r (AC-BBT)
"PEARLHARBOR / T H"
USS Quail AM-15

Valentine's Day

Cachet No. 85, 125 covers issued. This is cover No. 42. From the Tom Kean collection.


 

Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19390724 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19390724 1 front.jpg
Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19390724 1 back.jpg

1939-07-24
Locy Type 3r (A-BBT)
PORTLAND / OREGON
USS Honolulu CL-48

Port Visit - Portland OR
Fleet Week

Cachet No. 96. 201 covers issued. This is cover No. 178


 

Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19390722 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19390722 1 front.jpg
Bunter Honolulu CL 48 19390722 1 back.jpg

1939-07-22
Locy Type 3r (A-BBT)
PORTLAND / OREGON
USS Honolulu CL-48

Admiral Husband E Kimmel

Cachet No. 96-B. 48 covers issued. This is cover No. 26


 

Bunter Patterson DD 392 19410101 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Patterson DD 392 19410101 1 front.jpg
Bunter Patterson DD 392 19410101 1 back.jpg

1941-01-01
Locy Type 3 (AC-TBB)
PEARL HARBOR / T.H.
USS Patterson DD-392

New Year's Day

Cachet No. 130. 91 covers issued. This is cover No. 85


 

Bunter Castor AKS 1 19410511 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Castor AKS 1 19410511 1 front.jpg
Bunter Castor AKS 1 19410511 1 back.jpg

1941-05-11
Locy Type 3 (A-BTT)
USS Castor AKS-1

Mother's Day

Cachet No. 141. 92 covers issued. This is cover No. 42




 

Bunter Hms Furious 19411107 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Hms Furious 19411107 1 front.jpg
Bunter Hms Furious 19411107 1 back.jpg

1941-11-07
HMS Furious

Category

Notes: Cachet No. E.S. -1. 25 covers issued. This is cover No. 14


 

Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 front.jpg
Bunter HMS Illustrious 19411114 1 back.jpg

1941-11-14
HMS Illustrious

Category

Notes: Cachet No. E.S. -2. 25 covers issued. This is cover No. 17


 

Bunter HMS Warspite 19411020 1 cachet2.jpg
Bunter HMS Warspite 19411020 1 front.jpg
Bunter HMS Warspite 19411020 1 back.jpg

1941-10-20
HMS Warspite

Category

Notes: Cachet No. E.S. -3. 25 covers issued. This is cover No. 3
This cachet seems rather unlike the usual Linto cachets. Is it possible that he did not apply his cachet to this cover?


 

Bunter HMS Primrose 19411120 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter HMS Primrose 19411120 1 front.jpg
Bunter HMS Primrose 19411120 1 back.jpg

1941-11-20
HMS Primrose

Category

Notes: Cachet No. E.S. -4. 29 covers issued. This is cover No. 1



 


 

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