Hornet CV 8 Covers Page 1

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Covers should be listed in chronological order. Use the postmark date or best guess.

Each entry provides a link to the image of the front of the cover. There is also the option to have a link to the image of the back of the cover if there is anything of significance there. Finally, there is the primary date for the cover and the classification types for all postmarks based on the Locy System.



Thumbnail Link To Cachet Close-Up Image Thumbnail Link To
Full Cover Front Image
Thumbnail Link To
Postmark or Back Image
Primary Date
Postmark Type
Killer Bar Text
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Cachet Category



Bunter Mustin DD 413 19390925 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Mustin DD 413 19390925 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Mustin DD 413 19390925 1 Back.jpg

1939-09-25
Locy Type 3r (AC-TBT)
PORTSMOUTH / VIRGINIA
USS Mustin DD-413

Ship Keel Laying

Note: Cachet Maker: Dr. S. E. Hutnick.



Bunter Sirius AK 15 19390925 2 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Sirius AK 15 19390925 2 Front.jpg
Bunter Sirius AK 15 19390925 2 Back.jpg

1939-09-25
Locy Type 3r (A-TBT)
PORTSMOUTH / VIRGINIA]
USS Sirius AK-15

Ship Keel Laying

Note: Cachet Maker: Tazewell G Nicholson and C Wright Richell.



N/A

GregCiesielski Hornet CV8 19401214 1 Front.jpg
GregCiesielski Hornet CV8 19401214 1 Back.jpg

1940-12-14
Locy Type 5hks
USS Vega AK-17

Launching

Cachet by Tazewell G Nicholson. From the Ronald Finger collection.



Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 1 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 1 Front.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 1 Back.jpg

1941-10-20
Locy Type FDC 3
THE FIRST / WATCH

Ship First Day Of Postal Service

Note: Cachet Maker: Dr. S. E. Hutnick



Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 2 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 2 Front.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 2 Back.jpg

1941-10-20
Locy Type FDC 3
THE FIRST / WATCH

Category

Note: Cachet Makers: A M Chester and Deane C Bartley



Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 3 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 3 Front.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 3 Back.jpg

1941-10-20
Locy Type FDC 3
THE FIRST / WATCH

Ship First Day Of Postal Service

Note: Cachet Makers: Tazewell G Nicholson and C Wright Richell.



Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 4 Cachet.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 4 Front.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411030 4 Back.jpg

1941-10-20
Locy Type FDC 3
THE FIRST / WATCH

Patriotic - U.S. Navy

Note: Cachet Makers: J Robert Bund and Robert Stoner.



JonBurdett hornet cv8 19411020-2 cach.jpg
JonBurdett hornet cv8 19411020-2.jpg
JonBurdett hornet cv8 19411020-2 pm.jpg

1941-10-20
Locy Type FDC 3
"THE FIRST / WATCH"

First Day in Commission

Muridge Cachet


 

Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411020 1 pm1.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411020 1 front.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411020 1 back.jpg

1941-10-20
Locy Type FDC 9x

Category

Note:


 

Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411020 2 pm1.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411020 2 front.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 19411020 2 back.jpg

1941-10-20
Locy Type FDC 9fw

Category

Note:


 

JonBurdett hornet cv8 19420327 cc.jpg
JonBurdett hornet cv8 19420327.jpg
JonBurdett hornet cv8 19420327 pm.jpg

1942-03-27
Locy Type 3z (BTT)

Official Business

Note:


 

JonBurdett hornet cv8 19420719 cc.jpg
JonBurdett hornet cv8 19420719.JPG
JonBurdett hornet cv8 19420719 pm.jpg

1942-07-19
Locy Type 3z (BTT)

Category

Censored wartime (WWII) use


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Hornet CV8 19831026 1 Front.jpg

N/A

1983-10-26
USPS Type 9
Annapolis MD

40th Anniversary of Sinking

Cachet by Wayne A. Forester


 

Bunter Hornet CV 8 20020418 1 cachet.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 20020418 1 front.jpg
Bunter Hornet CV 8 20020418 1 back.jpg

2002-04-18
USPS Pictorial Postmark
"60th Anniversary Station"
Halifax VA

60th Anniversary of Doolittle Raid

Cachet by Alvin Eckert


 

N/A

GregCiesielski Hornet CV8 20161020 1 Front.jpg

N/A

2016-10-20
USPS Type 12
Belmont MI

75th Anniversary of Commissioning

Cachet by Donald Lawson

 


 

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