Cover of the Month

This is an eclectic group of covers posted over many years and by a variety of members. Steve Shay should be credited with most of these.  Many of the archived covers give highlights of the ship’s history, the cachet maker if appropriate and what the cancellation date and type are.

USS Yorktown (CV-5)

USS Yorktown (CV-5) by John Young (#L-8219) In October 1931, a two cents stamp was issued to commemorate the ending of the American Revolution. The stamp depicts vignettes of George Washington (center), Comte de Rochambeau (left) and Admiral de Grasse

Noa (DD-343)

USS Noa DD-343 By Steve Shay (L-10,821) This cover has more to it than first reaches the eye. It looks like mail from a sailor aboard the destroyer USS Noa but if you look closely, the name Mack Sennett’s appears