USS Marblehead (CL-12)

By Captain Lawrence B. Brennan, U.S. Navy (Retired), (USCS #L-6221)

An uncacheted cover addressed to the 15 year old high school student, Herbert Fox Rommel Jr., who lived in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. The cover was postmarked on 9 June 1931 and bears the steel stamp hand cancel (Locy Type 6g) of USS Marblehead (CL-12) and was franked with a 2 cent red General Pulaski stamp .The postmark is listed as “C ” in the Postmark Catalog.