Additions and Corrections

to Levy's Boy & Girl Scout Cachet Covers of the United States Volume I & II

by Jay L. Rogers

Copyright © 2009 - 2018 by Scouts on Stamps Society International, Inc.  All rights reserved.

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View by Decade:

  1910s  ....... pages 264-265             1950s  ....... pages 285-298
  1920s  ....... pages 266-267             1960  ........ pages 299-303
  1930s  ....... pages 268-274             Labels  ....... pages 304-305
  1940s  ....... pages 275-284             Cancellations  ... pages 306

        INDEX  ....... pages 1-306


20-0.1

20-0.1

$80


S20-1   10th Anniversary Label    "Do a Good Turn Daily" - Ask a Boy Scout - He Knows


example

01/29/20

Washington, DC

On #U429 stamped envelope


Printed label

Red & blue

Label from National Council, BSA    See S20-1 in Labels Section.


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21-1

21-1

$45


Boy Scout Message


06/17/21

Detroit, MI

Printed

Brown on Manila


Troop 77, Detroit, MI

It would appear that Troop 77 was sponsored not by the usual church, school,


or civic organization, but by the Solvay Processing Co., a major chemical maunufacturer.


266



21-2

21-2          (formerly 21-1)

$45


Utica Council Stationery


11/05/21

Utica, NY

Printed

Black


Utica Council, NY


266



19-1.1b

19-1.1b

$70


Lone Scouts of America  2½" Logo


02/20/22 example

Richlands, VA

Rubber stamped

Violet


This rubber stamp logo was available from the LSA and the Scouts were encouraged to use it.


Lone Scouts did not have troop meetings and virtually all communication was by mail.


See 19-1.1a in the 1910s Section for two earlier blue covers.


265



23-1

23-1

$120


S14-2 Hinds Boy Scout Advertising Picture Stamp


01/30/23

New York, NY

Multicolored label on Printed blue on blue Type II National Council corner.


This is the earliest [known to the author] use of the earliest US Boy Scout label on cover front.


The addressee, J. Emory Renoll, was a stamp dealer who advertised in Boys' Life. Boy Scout labels


appear on many of his covers. In Jan, 1923, there were only two illustrated labels to chose from:


S14-2 from 1914,& S22-1 from 1922.

See the first cover in the


Cover Backs with Cachets section. ex Walter Grob


266



23-2

23-2         (formerly 23-1)

$50


Miami Council Stationery


09/21/23

Miami, FL

Printed

Blue


Miami County Council, Miami, FL

#10 envelope


Three examples of this cover are recorded, one each from Sept, Oct, & Nov, 1923.


266



23-3
23-3-back

23-3      Front      Back

$35


Timely Expressions of Friendship and Appreciation


10/18/23

Seattle, WA

Printed

Red

UY7m Message card of paid reply postal card.


Herbert Schooley, Publisher   Seattle, WA


266



24-0.1

24-0.1

$45


Ventura County Council stationery


02/13/24

Santa Paula, CA

Printed

Brown


Ventura County Council, Santa Paula, CA

#10 envelope


266



24-0.2

24-0.2

$45


Local Headquarters Girl Scouts stationery


02/21/24

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Blue


Girl Scouts of New Brunswick, NJ.   Earliest recorded use of the Trefoil on cover.


266



24-1.1

24-1.1

$50


Lone Scout Circular Red Emblem


06/21/24

San Jose, CA

Printed

Red & blue

Theron E. Fox personal stationery


1924 was the last year of the LSA & the year it merged with the BSA.


266



25-2.1

25-2.1

$50


Troop Leaders Weekly Bulletin


circa 10/25

Seattle, WA

Printed

Green

#U481 printed matter #10 envelope


Boy Scouts of America, Seattle WA


266



25-2.2

25-2.2

$50


Seattle, WA Boy Scouts Stationery


circa 10/25

Seattle, WA

Printed

Green on yellow #10 envelope


Walking Scout with placard.

Same as #25-2 in Print Catalog.

Boy Scouts of America, Seattle WA


266



25-2.3

25-2.3

$50


Seattle, WA Boy Scouts Stationery


circa 10/25

Seattle, WA

Printed

Black

#10 envelope


Boy Scouts of America, Seattle WA


266



25-4

25-4

$50


S25-4 Label on Iron Range Area Council Stationery


12/22/25

Iron Mountain, MI

Printed

Black on blue

"Do a Good Turn Daily"


With Boys' Life "An Ideal Christmas Gift" Label.   See S25-4 in Labels Section.


See enclosed letter in L. Letters & Mailings


266



26-1

26-1

$50


Gee!  It's Great To Be A Scout


1926

Logansport, IN

Printed

Black


Three Rivers Council Stationery

#9 envelope


267



26-2

26-2

$80


16th Anniversary Week Label


02/09/26

example

East Orange, NJ


Printed label

S26-1

Brown, orange, black & white


Labels from National Council, BSA were made available to local Councils.


267



26-2.2

26-2.2

$50


On to Hot Springs


08/18/26

San Diego, CA

Printed

Red

#10 manila

Region Twelve, BSA


267



26-2.1

26-2.1

$80


1926 Every Scout in Camp Label


09/04/26

example

Boy Scout Headquarters [of Redwood Area Council]

Santa Rosa, CA


Printed label

S26-2

Brown, orange, black, blue & white.

See S26-2 in Labels Section.


Labels from National Council, BSA were made available to local Councils.


267



26-3

26-3

$50


What is of more importance than a Boy?


10/13/26

Springfield, OH

Printed

Brown on light brown


Clark County Council, Springfield, OH

#7¾" envelope


267



27-0.1

27-0.1

$80


15th Anniversary Label


01/19/27

example

New York, NY


Printed label

S25-2

Red, blue & violet-brown   Blue on blue National Council stationery


Label from National Council, BSA See S25-2 in Labels Section.  The addressee was a stamp dealer


who had placed a classified ad in Boys' Life.   See enclosed invoice in L. Letters & Mailings


267



27-2

27-2

$75


Vacation Training Camp


08/17/27

Avalon, Catalina Island, CA

Printed

Black

Pasadena District Council, CA


This is the earliest known US Sea Scout cover.


267



28-0.1

28-0.1

$40


Camp Yawgoog Summer Camp Information Sheet


03/28

Providence, RI

Printed

Black

Greater Providence Council, Providence, RI


8½" x 11" sheet folded in thirds & used as self mailer.   See L. Letters & Mailings in Non-cachet US Scout


Covers for the entire opened sheet.


267



28-0.2

28-0.2

$65


Pine Grove Camp


07/04/28

Pine Grove Furnace, PA

Printed

Black & blue on canary

Cumberland County Girl Scouts, PA


Earliest recorded use of the "Running Girl" logo on cover.


267



28-1.1

28-1.1

$50


Chicago Council Stationery with [Camp] Owasippe Cancel


08/14/28

Owasippe, MI

Printed

Brown & red on Brown envelope

Chicago Council, Chicago, IL


Same envelope as used for 28-1.   See 28-1 in the Print Catalog.   The Owasippe Scout camps


were one of only five Scout camps to have their own seasonal post office.  See 38-1 in the Print Catalog.


267



28-1.2

28-1.2

$40


Camp Kelcema


07/12/28

Silverton, WA

Printed

Green

Everett Area Council


267



28-4
28-4fullcover

28-4

$40


Equipment Catalog


1928

New York, NY

Printed

Black

Back cover of 6"x9" self mailed 16 page catalog.


Also shown, half size, is the opened back & front 12"x9" cover.   Additional pages were stapled in,


folded in half, closed with a circular red seal & self-mailed.    Outdoor Supply Co. New York, NY


267



29-0.1

29-0.1

$35


Katahdin Council Stationery


02/20/29

Bangor, ME

Printed

Brown


Katahdin Council, Bangor, ME

#U481 stamped envelope


267



29-0.2

29-0.2

$45


19th Anniversary Week Label


1929

example

On U420 precancel #10 stamped envelope

Warren, PA Boy Scouts of America, Warren PA stationery.

Printed

Blue


Printed label

S29-2

Multicolored


This is the only recorded example on cover front. See it on cover back in D. Cover Backs with Cachets


Boy Scouts of America, Warren PA stationery.

Printed

Blue


267



29-2.1

29-2.1

$45


Pine Tree Troop 11   New Orleans, LA


07/24/29

new Orleans, LA

Printed

Green on Pink


Sent to the New Orleans Troop at the World Jamboree in Arrow Park, Birkenhead, England.


New Orleans Council, New Orleans, LA

 

See the cover back in D. Cover Backs with Cachets


267



29-3

29-3

$35


Camp Hutchins Stationery


07/26/29

Pana, IL

Printed

Green on Green


National Trails Area Council, Pana, IL

See the enclosed letter home in L. Letters & Mailings


267



29-4

29-4

$30


York County Council Stationery


11/02/29

Biddeford, ME

Printed

Black


York County Council, Biddeford, ME

The Council Was in existance 1927 thru 1935


at which time it merged with the Pine Tree Council of Portland, ME.


267