Title: Collection of original envelopes cancelled ...
Publication Date: 1933
Book Condition: Fine
Collection of 50 envelopes, representing as many ships; displayed in archival sleeves ina 3-ring binder, with printed notes on the ship and its fate. Postmarks range from 1933-1941, and the printed notes are uniformly formated. A few examples: "USS Maryland, BB-46, Battleship. Hit by two bombs. Shot down one torpedo plane." -- and -- "USS Reid, DD-369, Destroyer. Fired at enemy planes, helping to shoot down one." Envelopes also include the occasional handwritten address (many are typed) and decorations celebrating St. Patrick's Day, the New Year, Independence Day, and more. Ships include the USS Antares, Arizona, Bagley, Blue, Breese, California, Case, Cassin, Castor, Chew, Curtiss, Dale, Dobbin, Gamble, Grebe, Honolulu, Hull, Jarvis, Maryland, Medusa, Monaghan, Mugford, Nevada, New Orleans, Oklahoma, Pelias, Pennsylvania, Perry, Phelps, Pruitt, Raleigh, Ramapo, Reid, Sacramento, St. Louis, San Francisco, Schley, Selfridge, Shaw, Solace, Sumner, Swan, Tangier, Tennessee, Trever, Utah, Vega, Vestal, Ward, Worden. Bookseller Inventory # D13031
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