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.

Additional information is always most welcome.
Email the author directly at

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


50-0.1

50-0.1

$15


Lebanon County Council Stationery


01/09/50

Lebanon, PA

Printed

Blue & red


Strengthen the Arm of Liberty & Scouting is Adventure

Lebanon County Council, Lebanon, PA

#10 envelope


285



50-0.2

50-0.2

$15


Detroit Area Council Preliminary Application for 2nd Jamboree


01/50

Detroit, MI

Printed

Black

8½"x11" sheet folded in thirds to make 6 page flyer.


Used as self mailer.

The application had to be returned by 03/01/50.


See all 6 panels L Letters & Mailings in the Non-Cachet US Scout Cover Section.


285



50-2.3

50-2.3

$25


FDC of   "Railroad Engineers— Casey Jones"   Stamp


04/29/50

Jackson, TN

Printed

Blue


Strengthen the Arm of Liberty

West Tennessee Area Council, Jackson, TN


285



50-4.1

50-4.1

$25


Ozarks Empire Area Council Stationery


05/10/50

Monett, MO

Printed

Blue & red


Strengthen the Arm of Liberty

Ozarks Empire Area Council, Springfield, MO


285



50FD-3a

50FD-3a

$15


Jamboree Promotional #10 Envelope

"Important!  Save This Envelope"

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolored

National Council, BSA


285



50FD-3b

50FD-3b

$15


Jamboree Promotional #10 Envelope

"To The Editor"

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolored

National Council, BSA


See the enclosure in L Letters & Mailings in the Non-Cachet US Scout Cover Section.


285



Addition to 50FD-5     Troop 24 Minneapolis:


h.

Red

$8


i.

Gray-green

$8


The artists name, Larry Benson, appears at the bottom of the image below the left forked stick.




Change & Addition to 50FD-22     Sanders — Bust at top:


a.

Printed     Brown & red

$12


b.

Printed     Brown & red     Badge hand colored in Yellow

$18


c.

Thermographed     Brown & red

$12


d.

Thermographed     Brown & red     Badge hand colored in Yellow

$18




Addition to 50FD-24     Sanders — Valley Foreg (sic):


Also on heavy weight dark red textured envelope.

$21




Change to 50FD-28     R.D.


R.D. is Ralph Davis     Change price from $7

$40




Change & Addition to 50FD-43     Honor Eagle Scout


Change Honor Eagle Scout to Czubay — Honor Eagle Scout


d.

Thermographed     Blue

$10




Addition to 50FD-51     Van Dahl — General Purpose Western Hemisphere


h.

Orange & green

$10


285



Change to 50FD-72B: Change price from $3,500 to $2,200.



Change to 50FD-72C: Change price from $3,700 to $2,200.



50FD-72B.1a
50FD-72B.1

50FD-72B.1a

 

 

50FD-72B.1b


Dorothy Knapp

Badge & Cooking Fire

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


a.

One Scroll       "Jamboree 1950"

$1,800


b.

Two Scrolls     "40th Anniversary" & "1910 — 1950"

$1,800


50FD-72B in the Print Catalog is the same except the Scout is carving a tent peg instead of preparing dinner.


285



50FD-72C.1

50FD-72C.1

$1,800


Dorothy Knapp

Liberty & Cooking Fire

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


50FD-72C in the Print Catalog is the same except the Scout is carving a tent peg instead of preparing dinner.


285



50FD-72C.2

50FD-72C.2

$1,800


Dorothy Knapp

Cooking Fire

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


285


50FD-72C.3

50FD-72C.3

$1,800


Dorothy Knapp

Liberty, Badge & Tent pegs

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


Similar to 50FD-72B & C in the Print Catalog.


286



50FD-72C.4

50FD-72C.4

$1,800


Dorothy Knapp

Liberty, Badge & Standing Scout

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


286



50FD-72C.5

50FD-72C.5

$2,700


Dorothy Knapp

Adam Bert

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


Commissioned by W. E. Jarrett. On a 3" x 5½" #5 envelope; the small size Adam Bert FDC.


Bert's address is on the back. Jarrett's uncacheted FDC was sent to Knapp who, in turn, painted it and


returned it to Jarrett. This Jarrett-Bert-Knapp cover is one-of-a-kind. It is not known if the design itself


was used on other covers.


286



50FD-72C.6

50FD-72C.6

$1,800


Dorothy Knapp

Scout Oath

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


286



50FD-72C.7

50FD-72C.7

$1,800


Dorothy Knapp

Hiking Scouts

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored



Dorothy Knapp hand painted cachet prices


Dorothy Knapp covers are currently the most highly prized of all hand painted US FDCs.


Her Scout covers, in turn, are valued some 5 times higher than her other FDCs and are in


a class by themselves. Listed prices for these 9 covers are intended to be the actual current


market values. Also see 48FD-45A variation & 48FD-45B.1 in the 1940s decade.


Ref: SOSSI Journal Nov/Dec, 2009; pages 137, 154, 155.



See 60FD-160 in 1960 for additional pricing discussion.


287



In 50FD-72D: Change "Gladys Adler" to "Gladys Adler - Bugler" & change price to $400.




50FD-72D.1

50FD-72D.1

$250


Gladys Adler

Badge

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


287



50FD-72H.1

50FD-72H.1

$95


William N. Wright

Fire

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


287



50FD-72L

50FD-72L

$150


E. J. Henriques

BSA

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


Also without PA in bottom line of text.


287



50FD-72M

50FD-72M

$150


Ralph Dyer

Scout Sign over fleur de lis

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand Painted

Multicolored


287



50FD-77.1

50FD-77.1

$5


First Day of Issue Cover

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Rubber stamped

Red & black


Chicago Council, Chicago, IL and/or Stephen Drosdick


This is Stephen Drosdick personal stationery. His address is printed on the back flap.


See 50FD-77 in the Print Catalog for a similar cover.


288



50FD-111

50FD-111

$35


Camp Phillips

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Green


Chippewa Valley Council, WI


288



50FD-112

50FD-112

$25


Arcole District Map Stationery

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Black


Arcole District, Northeast Ohio Council, OH

#10 envelope


288



50FD-113

50FD-113

$75


Delco - Jamboree Poster & Badge

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Maximum Card

Photograph

Sepia


Six other Delco maximum cards are listed in the print Catalog as 50FD-99 through 50FD-104.


288



50FD-114

50FD-114

$35


J. Minkus - For All Nations

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolored

1942 Patriotic


289



50FD-115

50FD-115

$35


J. Minkus - Look To the Future Guard It Well

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolored

1942 Patriotic


289



50FD-116

50FD-116

$35


J. Minkus - United for Freedom and Equality

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolored

1942 Patriotic


289



50FD-116.1

50FD-116.1

$35


J. Minkus - We Will Gain the Inevitable Triumph

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Red & blue

1942 Patriotic


289



50FD-116.2

50FD-116.2

$35


J. Minkus - Do Your Share For Freedom and Victory Will Be Ours

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Red, blue, green & orange

1942 Patriotic


289



Price Change:


On page 87 of the print Catalog, change values of all six J. Minkus FDCs, 50FD-63 through 50FD-68, to $35




50FD-117a
50FD-117b
50FD-117c
50FD-117e
50FD-117g
50FD-117f
50FD-117d

50FD-117

$10


Walter MacPeek

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Cut & Pasted

Various objects


MacPeek, a stamp collector and Scout executive, hand made about 20 different FDCs.   All went through the


mail.

The common element is his address label.

Seven examples are shown, the latter of which is cut from


the cover of the Jamboree Trading Post booklet.   See 50FD-118


289



50FD-118

50FD-118

$20


Jamboree Trading Post Booklet

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Red & white

6"x 3½", 20 page booklet


290



50FD-119

50FD-119

$75


Michael Sanders

Registered Cover

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Red & blue

6½"x 9½" #6¾ booklet envelope


With appropriate registration backstamps.


290



50FD-120

50FD-120

$35


Mahdeen

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Brown


290



50FD-121

50FD-121

$20


Atlantic Refining Co.

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Red, blue, black & brown


This is the 8" x 6" cover of a 4 page folder. Open, it is an 8" x 12" sheet. Inside, pages 2 & 3 are a


road map of the area. Page 4, the back, is text.

FDC is applied privately.

Shown in reduced size.


290



50FD-122

50FD-122

$20


Official Jamboree Stationery

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolored


This is the 10" x 6¼" letter sheet folded in thirds.

See 50FD-2 in the Print Catalog for the matching envelope.


National Council, BSA

Privately prepared


291



50FD-123

50FD-123

$12


Jamboree Stationery Label

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolored


This label, S50-3, was cut from the Official stationery letter sheet.


National Council, BSA

Privately prepared


291



50FD-124

50FD-124

$20


Scout Stationery

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolored


This is a10" x 6⅜" letter sheet that was folded to 4" x 6⅜" and mailed.


National Council, BSA

Privately prepared

Shown in reduced size.


291



50FD-125a
50FD-125b
50FD-125c

50FD-125a, b, c

$20


Hand Drawn Hand Made Group

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA


This listing is for all non-commercial, contemporaneously made, hand drawn, painted or pasted up,


one-of-a-kind 50FD cachet covers. i.e. Where a person simply drew or made their own cachet.


The addressee is credited with making the cachet.


291



50FD-125d

50FD-125d

$50


Hand Drawn Hand Made

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand drawn

Ink

Black

George S.Brown


Sheet is cut, folded & pasted into hand made envelope.


291



50FD-125e

50FD-125e

$30


Hand Drawn

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Hand drawn

Violet & Gray

G. Stuart Lyons


291



50FD-125f

50FD-125f

$40


Hand Drawn Hand Made

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Cachet image constructed from postage stamps with some hand drawing.


Brown, green, blue & blue-gray

Initials GM & address in same ink & hand.

George Myall


291



50FD-125g

50FD-125g

$50


Hand Drawn

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Pencil

Red, blue, brown & black

Hanson


On 50FD-2

Probably by a Scout from the Crater Lake Area Council,


291



50FD-126

50FD-126

$20


Walter MacPeek

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Green


This is a reuse of 33-3. See the Print Catalog


292



50FD-127

50FD-127

$20


First National Jamboree Stationery

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Multicolor

#7¾ envelope


This is a reuse of 37-5. See the Print Catalog

As surplus, this stationery was distributed to


and sold at Boy Scout summer camps for at least two years after the 1937 Jamboree.


292



50FD-128

50FD-128

$20


Teaneck Stamp Club

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Blue

#6¼ envelope


The Teaneck Stamp Club of Teaneck, NJ sent out meeting notices in First Day Covers


from the late 40s to at least 1960. See 48FD-89 in the 40s decade & 60FD-177 in 1960.


292



50FD-129

50FD-129

$25


Cub Packs 1 & 2, Duarte, CA

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Blue, yellow & black

#7¾ envelope


Covers for the Fiesta remain unknown to the Editors.


292



50FD-130

50FD-130

$15


Scout Badge Ribbon Stationery

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Red, white & blue

National Council, BSA


Same cachet as 60FDCZ-81


292



50FD-131
50FD-131 back

50FD-131

$45


Malcolm Ganser

Dual   FDC Boy Scout Stamp    FDC Valley Forge Stamp #645


06/30/50 & 05/26/28

Valley Forge, PA

Rubber stamped

Blue

Malcolm Ganser


Biron Ganser was Malcolm's son.   Known regular [non-dual] Ganser Valley Forge FDCs


are addressed only to Malcolm Ganser.


Back is rubber stamped in black & cacheted with the Cyrus Townsend Brady Poem


-Type III.    See 50FD-50 in the Print Catalog.   The back, & therefore the cover,


was prepared by the Valley Forge Philatelic Society.


292



50FD-132

50FD-132

$40


Carl C. Hoerth

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Three badges at top

Black on Pink envelope



Only four examples of these three Hoerth cachets have been recorded [and listed].


292



50FD-132.1

50FD-132.1

$40


Carl C. Hoerth

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Three badges at bottom

Black


Text blocks are arranged in different order than on 50FD-132.


292



50FD-133

50FD-133

$40


Carl C. Hoerth

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

One badge type

Black on Pink envelope. This


example is toned and appears as a salmon colored envelope. Also on white envelope.


292



50FD-134

50FD-134

$25


General Green Council

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Green

"First Day Cover" Typed in Black


General Green Council, Greensboro, NC

#10 envelope


292



50FD-135

50FD-135

$15


United States Commemorative First Day Cover

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Blue


General Purpose First Day Cover Cachet

Same cachet as 48FD-37


292



50FD-136

50FD-136

$15


First Day of Issue

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Thermographed

Red

Hopkins


292



50FD-137

50FD-137

$20


Kneeling Scout With Scroll

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Black

Glaubitz

Same cachet cut as 39-5 & 57-53.1


292



50FD-138

50FD-138

$20


Jayhawk Council - Strength the Arm of Liberty

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Blue

Jayhawk Council, Topeka, KS


292



50FD-139

50FD-139

$15


First Day Cover

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Red

Gustafson


292



50FD-140

50FD-140

$15


First Day Cover

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Red & blue

Ocean County Stamp Club, Toms River, NJ


292



50FD-141

50FD-141

$12


Fidelity General Utility   First Day Cover

FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Blue & red

Fidelity General   Same cachet as 48FD-33


292



50FD-142

50FD-142

$25


Sullivan's Monument   FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Green

#7¾ envelope

Sullivan Trail Council, Elmira, NY


292



50FD-143

50FD-143

$15


The Best in First Day Covers   FDC Boy Scout Stamp


06/30/50

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Black

#7¾ envelope

Larkfield Cover Service, Sparta, NJ


Used by Larkfield to mail unaddressed FDCs.


292



50-8.1

50-8.1

$15


Lebanon County Council Stationery    Scouting is Adventure   Help "Strengthen Liberty"


10/19/50

Lebanon, PA

Printed

Blue


Lebanon County Council, Lebanon, PA

#10 envelope


292



51-0.1

51-0.1

$30


Florida's Barefoot Mailman


02/24/51

Miami Beach, FL

Rubber stamped

Violet


"Boy Scouts of America delivered this mail by foot...."

#10 envelope


292



51-0.2

51-0.2

$25


National Council Stationery     Strengthen Liberty


04/19/51

New York, NY

Printed

Red & Dark blue

#10 blue envelope


With red "Strengthen Liberty" slogan meter


This image is a construct of two cover pieces. An intact cover remains unrecorded.


"Strengthen Liberty" was the 1950 Boy Scout Week slogan.   It appeared on the mast of 1951 Boys' Life


magazines & morphed into "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty", the slogan we find on several cachets and labels.


292



51-0.3

51-0.3

$25


Rockland County Council Stationery     Strengthen Liberty


08/09/51

Nanuet, NY

Printed

Red & Dark blue

#10 envelope


With rectangular 3rd class "Nanuet, N.Y." cancel. See dated enclosed letter in L. Letters & Mailings


292



51-1.1

51-1.1

$25


"Scouting Needs Money!"

1942 Patriotic Label S42-2


05/08/51

Brattleboro, VT

Printed

Multicolored glued on label

National Council, BSA


This example is on Calvin Coolidge Council, BSA corner card stationery and used appropriately during the Korean War.


292



51-3

51-3

$15


Girl Scout Stamp Club Second Exhibition   Label S51-1


05/17/51

Vineland, NJ

Printed Label

Green

#6¼ envelope


Listed but not pictured in the Print Catalog.

See S51-1 in Labels Section.


[Dean 43]


292



51-6

51-6

$25


Huroquois Council Stationery     Strengthen Liberty


10/24/51

Wheeling, WV

Printed

Red & blue

#10 envelope


With red "Strengthen Liberty" slogan meter


292



52-0.1

52-0.1

$15


National Council Stationery

 

Forward on Liberty's Team   Type I


02/11/52

example

New York, NY

Printed

Red & blue

#10 blue envelope


A second example is from 09/05/52 on #6¾ blue envelope. National Council, BSA


The "Forward on Liberty's Team" theme was used from 1952 thru 1955.


The cut was made available to local Councils for use on their own stationery. An example is 52-10.


292



52-0.2

52-0.2a

$15


National Council Stationery   New York, NY

 

Forward on Liberty's Team   Type II


12/23/52

example

New York, NY

Printed

Red & blue

With 1953 National Jamboree promotion meter.


#10 blue envelope

A second example is from 09/18/53 on #6¾ blue envelope.


National Council, BSA

The "Forward on Liberty's Team" theme was used from 1952 thru 1956.


The cut was made available to local Councils for use on their own stationery.


293



52-0.2b

52-0.2b

$15


National Council Stationery   New Brunswick, NJ

 

Forward on Liberty's Team   Type II


01/10/56

example

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Red & blue


293



52-1.2

52-1.2

$12


South Jersey Council Stationery


02/18/52

Millville, NJ

Printed

Orange & green


South Jersey Council, Millville, NJ


293



52-2.1

52-2.1

$25


Merit Badge Show


04/26/52

Charlestown, SC

Printed

Green


293



Change to 52-4.1:     52-4.1 becomes 52-4.1a



52-4.1b

Oakland Centennial Scout-O-Rama


Oakland, CA

Rubber stamped

Troop 7, San Leandro, CA


b.

05/09/52     Black

$12


c.

05/10/52     Red

$18


293



52-10

52-10

$20


Huroquois Council Stationery

 

Forward on Liberty's Team


12/05/52

example

Wheeling, WV

Printed

Red & blue

With "Forward on Liberty's Team" meter.


#10 envelope

Huroquois Council, Wheeling, WV

2nd example 07/26/55 on #6¾ envelope.


"Forward on Liberty's Team" was the BSAs official theme from 1952 through 1955. Huroquois Council used


the theme logo for the entire period on their stationery.


293



52-11

52-11

$20


Count Me In

  

Bristol Council, Bristol, CT


12/52

Bristol, CT

Printed

Red & blue

3rd National Jamboree promotional folder & preliminary reservation form .


A single 17½" high x 16" wide sheet is folded approximately in half 3x to produce a 4" x 9¼" self mailer .


In Non-Cachet US Scout Covers, see the back of the cover in D.Cover Backs With Cachets.


Also, see the two page insert in L. "Letters & Mailings".


293



53-15.1

53-15.1

$8


3rd National Jamboree, Santa Ana, CA

Emmerling Stationery with BSA Rubber Stamp


07/20/53

Santa Ana, CA

Rubber stamped 53-15a

Printed stationery

Red, blue & green

Ed Emmerling


With Scout Cancel #7 on #6¼ buff envelope


293



53-15.2

53-15.2

$15


3rd National Jamboree, Santa Ana, CA

Tulane Maximart Card


07/17/53

Santa Ana, CA

Printed

Black

5½" x 3½" Postcard maximum card


With Scout Cancel #7. See the Print Catalog.


Also incidental usage from Valley Forge, PA in 1951 & 1952.


This card is an 85 lpi halftone printing and not a photographic print as is 50FD-100 by Delco in the Print Catalog.


293



53-18.1

53-18.1

$15


Wind Mountain Girl Scout Camp


08/08/53

Home Valley, WA

Printed

Green on yellow


Portland, OR Girl Scouts


294



53-18.2

53-18.2

$15


American Girl    The Girl Scout Leader


Example

08/13/53

New York, NY

Printed

Green

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.


Black meter reads: Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. / National Convention / Miami Beach, FL / Oct 21-25 1953


294



Correction:    Change color of 53-19.1 from black to blue-green.


294



53-19.2

53-19.2

$20


Weygadt Scout Reservation


08/05/53

example

Columbia, NJ

Printed

Green


Delaware Valley Area Council.   This Council served counties in NJ & PA in the


Delaware Water Gap, 1931-1968.


294



54-6.1

54-6.1

$15


Girl Scout Stamp Club Fifth Exhibition   Label S54-1


05/29/54

Newfield, NJ

Printed Label

Green


Example stained & tied to cover with a drop of coffee.

See S54-1 in Labels Section.


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54-7.3

54-7.3

$15


44th Annual Meeting, BSA


05/28/54

Washington, DC

Rubber stamped

Red, blue & khaki


Herbert Curthoys

See 54-7 & 54-7.1 in the Print Catalog.


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54-7.4

54-7.4

$15


44th Annual Meeting, BSA


05/29/54

Washington, DC

Rubber stamped & Hand painted

Red, blue & khaki


Herbert Curthoys

See 54-7 & 54-7.1 in the Print Catalog.


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55-0.1

55-0.1

$25


Stuben Area Council Stationery


02/18/55

Bath, NY

Printed

Blue


Stuben Area Council, Bath, NY

#6¼ envelope


2nd example:  06/29/62

With "Do a Good Turn Daily" meter slogan


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55-0.2

55-0.2

$15


North Shore Area Council Stationery


02/55

Highland Park, IL

Printed

Brown


North Shore Area Council, Highland Park, IL

#10 envelope


This 3rd class "Form 3547"example with "Forward on Liberty's Team" meter slogan in red.     Also see 57-21.1


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55-0.3

55-0.3


8th World Jamboree Promotion


Printed

Blue, red, black & green

Scouts on Stamps Society


a.

01/26/55   Example  Buffalo, NY   Herbert Curthoys, Editor

$10


b.

08/07/55   Example  Shelby, OH   Willard Boyles, Secretary

$10


c.

03/21/55   Example  Winnetka, IL   Harry D. Thorsen, Jr., [President]

$10


Thorsen's name & address are rubber stamped in red. There is no green.


In Non-Cachet US Scout Covers, see the back of the cover in D.Cover Backs With Cachets.



Same Cover used at the World Jamboree in Canada. See 55FD-6 in Canadian Boy Scout


& Girl Guide Philatelic Catalog by Tony Manson.

Click SOSSI on this site's homepage,


point to Catalogs, choose "Manson's Canadian" from the pulldown menu.


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55-19.1

55-19.1

$52


Dedication of National Council, BSA Headquarters


06/25/55

New Brunswick, NJ

Hand Painted

Multicolored


Only two copies are known;   one sent to John Juhasz, the other to Ed Hoffmeister,


both early members of SOSSI.

Artist is unknown.


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55-19.2

55-19.2

$10


8th World Jamboree Promotion


07/26/55

Winnetka, IL

Printed

Blue

3¼" x 6"card

Harry Thorsen


Same Card used at the World Jamboree in Canada. See 55FD-56 in Canadian Boy Scout


& Girl Guide Philatelic Catalog by Tony Manson.

Click SOSSI on this site's homepage,


point to Catalogs, choose "Manson's Canadian" from the pulldown menu.


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55-23.1

55-23.1

$15


Piedmont Council Stationery


11/25/55

Gastonia, NC

Printed

Blue


Piedmont Council, Gastonia, NC

Example with blue "Building For a Better Tomorrow" meter.


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56-0.1

56-0.1

$15


Scouts on Stamps Society Meeting Notice


01/12/56

Trenton, NJ

Printed

Black

 

Printed label

Green

#7¾" envelope

LeRoy Edwards


Edwards sent out notices - for the upcoming meeting at his house on 01/29/56 - to New York City Area


& northern New Jersey members. This was the 4th meeting of the group and the formational meeting


for SOSSI Chapter #2; The George Washington Chapter.   Prior meetings were held on 05/05/55 &


10/02/55 at the home of Sheldon Levy, & 11/19/55 at Edwards'. The subsequent meeting on 03/11/56


was the first meeting of the George Washington Chapter.   Also see 56-1 & 56-10 in the Print Catalog.


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56-0.2

56-0.2

$15


Join Us   Fun - Adventure   Citizenship


1956

Oakhurst, NJ

Printed

Blue

Printed Black corner

#10 envelope


Monmouth Council, Oakhurst, NJ

 

With "Onward For God and My Country" meter in Red.


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56-1.1

56-1.1

$15


Appalachian Trail Council Stationery


03/56

Example

Pottsville, PA

Printed

Green Appalachian Trail Council, Pottsville, PA

#10 envelope


This example is a 3rd Class mailing of the 1956 Schiff Scout Reservation Junior Leaders Training Camp application.


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56-1.2

56-1.2

$15


Alhtaha Council Stationery


03/28/56

Paterson, NJ

Printed

Red & blue

Alhtaha Council, Paterson, NJ

#10 envelope


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56-12.2a
56-12.2b

56-12.2a              56-12.2b


Ribbon & "Onward For God and My Country" Stationery


Printed

Red & blue

#10 envelope


a.

Northeast Ohio Council, Ashtabula, OH

$15


05/17/56

Ashtabula, OH

Northeast Ohio Council, Ashtabula, OH


This example with "Give to Your Boy Scouts Chest Fund Campaign" slogan meter.


Note the double strike of 2 and 4 making the rate for a 2oz, 6 mailing. Ralph Henn,


the addressee, is the same Ralph Henn in the side bar story on pages 42 & 43 of


the Print Catalog.


b.

Istrouma AreaCouncil, Baton Rouge, LA

$15


04/17/57

Baton Rouge, LA

Istrouma AreaCouncil, Baton Rouge, LA


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56-20

56-20

$10


National Girl Scout Roundup - Map


06/30/56

Milford, MI

Printed

Black & green

SOSS - LeRoy Edwards


Note: This cover is already listed in the print Catalog, but without the image.


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56-20.1

56-20.1

$8


National Girl Scout Roundup


06/30/56

Milford, MI

Printed in Black

Gold & black Foil Label

SOSS - LeRoy Edwards


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56-20.2

56-20.2

$10


Choctaw Area Council Stationery - Onward For God and My Country


07/06/56

Meridian, MS

Printed

Blue

Choctaw Area Council, Meridian, MS


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56-28

56-28

$12


FDC Children of the World Stamp - Oakland Area Council Stationery


Onward For God and My Country


12/15/56

Washington, DC

Printed

Red & blue

Oakland Area Council, Oakland, CA   #10 envelope


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57-0.1

57-0.1

$8


Scout-Capades

"Ticket Sales & Prizes" Flyer


Buffalo, NY

Printed

Black on buff

Buffalo Area Council, Buffalo, NY


11" x 17", 4 page sheet folded in half twice and used as a self mailer.

Folded size 5½" x 8½".


a.

Original Council mailing


b.

05/04/57 Used as Event cover with addition of rubber stamped Scout Badge


& bk4 S57-3 label

Herb Curthoys


Curthoys, Editor of the SOSSI Journal at the time, cacheted almost all of his Scout related


mail. Only his Event related covers are cataloged.

This example was 3-hole punched by the recipient.


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57-3.1

57-3.1

$12


"Onward For God and My Country" Watchung Area Council Stationery


03/26/57

Example

Plainfield, NJ

Printed

Black

Watchung Area Council, Plainfield, NJ


Other example: 08/01/58


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57-8a

57-8a

$6


Rochester Scout-O-Rama


04/13/57

Rochester, NY

Printed

Yellow

Troop 120, Industry, NY


This is 57-8 without the brown text.  See the print Catalog


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57-16.1

57-16.1

$12


Girl Scout Camps 1957


05/15/57

Buffalo, NY

Printed

Brown

Girl Scout Council of Buffalo & Erie County, NY


Troop camping program information.

Cardstock folded in thirds and sent as 2nd class self mailer.


Folded size 4¼" x 5¾".


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57-21.1

57-21.1

$15


North Shore Area Council Stationery


05/31/57

Example

Highland Park, IL

Printed

Brown


North Shore Area Council, Highland Park, IL

#10 envelope


This example with "Onward for God and My Country" meter stamp.    Also see 55-0.2


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57-24.1

57-24.1

$20


4th National Jamboree Promotion


07/01/57

Staunton, VA

Printed

Red, blue, black & brown


National Council, BSA & Stonewall Jackson Area Council, Staunton, VA

#10 envelope


This Jamboree promotional cover was used for a mailing by Council with their corner


Rubber stamped in Green.

With "Stonewall Jackson Area Council" meter stamp in blue.


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57-26.1

57-26.1

$20


4th National Jamboree & Scout Circus Promotion


03/57

Sacramento, CA

Printed

Red, blue, black & brown    Rubber stamped

Purple


National Council, BSA & Golden Empire Council, Sacramento, CA

#10 envelope


This Jamboree promotional cover was used as a mailing in early spring by Golden Empire to


promote their upcoming Scout Circus May 24 - 25 at Hughes Stadium.   The event was held,


but as Golden Empire's first Scout-O-Rama.


With third class "Onward for God and My Country" meter stamp in red.


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57-26.2

57-26.2

$12   + $10 for the cancel date


4th National Jamboree

S57-1 thru S57-4 Label Set


07/11/57

Valley Forge, PA

Printed Multicolored Labels


Scout cancel #9

Mrs. F. L. Craise


Craise mailed this cover to Milton Klein.  Both were early members of SOSSI and avid cachet collectors.


The date, July 11, precedes the date range in the cancel and the listing in the Catalog.   Although Moe Luff,


the authority on machine cancels, had reported the cancel's use from July 9 — July 22, this is the first actual


example of pre July 12 usage to be recorded by the author.


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57-41a

57-41a

$5


4th National Jamboree      Return of Troop 63


07/24/57

Fort Payne, AL

Printed Label   Red & blue,   Printed corner   Blue,   Rubber stamped


Purple & blue   Same cachet as 57-41 in the Print Catalog.

Cut down #10 envelope

Frank Jones


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57-48.1

57-48.1


4th National Jamboree      Troop 3 & Explorer Post 3   Winchester, VA


07/12/57

Valley Forge, PA

Printed   Purple, green & Red   Ray Garrabrandt


Example with 2nd strike of cancel inverted


a.

As pictured

$8


b.

Without "Jamboree"

$8


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57-51.1

57-51.1

$8


4th National Jamboree

George Special Cancel


07/12/57

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Purple, Orange Circle


Same cachet image as on 56-12.1b in the print Catalog.

Scout cancel #9

C.G. Junior III


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57-53.1

57-53.1

$12


4th National Jamboree

Kneeling Scout with Scroll


07/12/57

Valley Forge, PA

Printed

Black


Same cachet image as on 39-5 in the print Catalog.

Scout cancel #9


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57-53.2

57-53.2

$15


4th National Jamboree

B.S.A. in Badge Outline


07/12/57

Valley Forge, PA

Text Rubber stamped Red

Badge Hand Drawn in Black Ink

Scout cancel #9


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57-53.3

57-53.3

$8


4th National Jamboree

Snyder


07/15/57

Valley Forge, PA

Hand made Cut & Paste, Ink

Multicolored, Red ink

Scout cancel #9


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57-53.4

57-53.4

$15


4th National Jamboree

Herbert Curthoys


07/12/57

Valley Forge, PA

Rubber stamped in Violet & Purple

Hand painted in


Orange, Red, Green & Brown    Also in other hand painted color combinations

Scout cancel #9


On #7¾" open sided envelopes with printed backs in blue as used for #53-11a


In Non-Cachet US Scout Covers, see D.Cover Backs With Cachets.


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57-53.5

57-53.5

$12


Evanston Council Stationery


07/18/57

Whitehall MI, Wabaningo Rural Station

Printed

Blue

#10 envelope


Mailed from Wabaningo Scout Camp, Michillinda, MI, the Evanston, IL Council's Scout Camp.


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57-55.1

57-55.1

$15


Region One Annual Meeting Promotion


09/57

Probably mailed a few weeks prior to 09/28/57

Rutland, VT

Printed

Blue


Region One, Boy Scouts of America, Rutland, VT

6"x9" card

In Non-Cachet US Scout Covers, see D.Cover Backs With Cachets.


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57-62.1

57-62.1

$4


FDC Whooping Crane Wildlife Conservation


11/22/57   New York, NY   S57-7 label   Friend of Scouting   Yellow & green


On yellow or blue   #6 envelope   Frank Jones   See S57-7 in Labels Section.


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58-0.1

58-0.1

$15


North Shore Area Council Stationery


01/23/58

Example

Highland Park, IL

Printed

Blue


North Shore Area Council, Highland Park, IL

#10 envelope


This example with "Remember the Scout O Rama" meter stamp.


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58-0.2

58-0.2

$5


First Day of Boy Scout Week


02/07/58

Chester, PA

Typed & Rubber Stamped

Black & Red

Ed Hoffmeister


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58-1a

58-1a

$10


First Day of Boy Scout Week


02/07/58

Vicksburg, MS

Printed

Black & Yellow as 58-1


With addition of Black typed vertical text

Troop 109, Vicksburg, MS


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58-3.1

58-3.1

$12


Huroquois Council Stationery


02/17/58

Wheeling, WV

Printed

Red & blue

Huroquois Council, Wheeling, WV


This example with "Onward ... For God and My Country" meter stamp.


Virtually the same cover as 60-27.2 in the Print Catalog, but with a different corner address and meter slogan.


297



58-3.2

58-3.2

$12


Alhtaha Council     .... it is better to BUILD BOYS than to mend men.


02/27/58

Paterson, NJ

Printed

Black


Alhtaha Council, Paterson, NJ


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58-4.1

58-4.1

$15


Monmouth Council     Safety Good Turn 1958


1958

Oakhurst, NJ

Printed

Green

#10 envelope


Monmouth Council, Oakhurst, NJ

With "Onward for God and My Country" slogan meter in Red.


297



58-10.1

58-10.1

$15


Ribbon & "Forward On Liberty's Team" Stationery


03/22/58

Cleveland, OH

Printed

Red & blue

Garfield-Perry Stamp Club Exhibition


Cut down #10 envelope prepared by Janius Eyerman

See #56-1.2 for full size envelope use.


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Addition to 58-19     Kentucky Lincoln Trail Hike


There were 9 Scouters/Scouts who did the hike and whose signatures appear on the covers:


Fred Bruehne, Warren Wheeler, Tom Williams, Ken Staples, Don Rider, Ken Dennis, Alfred Liland,


Jimmy Pitts & Peter Bartlett.


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58-24e

58-24d & 58-24e


Chickasaw Council Scout-O-Rama


5/10/58   with "MEMPHIS TENN. McKELLAR STA." Duplex Hand Cancel   Printed


d.

Green & black

$10


e.

Blue & black

$8


See 58-24a, 24b, 24c in the Print Catalog.


297



58-24f
58-24g

58-24f & 58-24g


Chickasaw Council Scout-O-Rama


5/9/58   Memphis, TN   Printed


f.

Green   Image only   Bottom text in black

$8


g.

Black   Text only   Bottom text in black

$8


See 58-24a, 24b, 24c in the Print Catalog.


297



58-24h

58-24h

$8


Chickasaw Council Scout-O-Rama


5/10/58   Memphis, TN   Printed   Blue & black   No text at bottom.


See 58-24a, 24b, 24c in the Print Catalog.


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59-1.1

59-1.1

$20


Scout Skill Show


01/28/59

example

Eugene, OR

Printed

Red


Oregon Trail Council, Eugene, OR

#10 envelope


With "Help Finance Scouting" meter in green


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59-13.1

59-13.1

$25


Scout Circus


03/59

Milwaukee, WI

Printed

Red & blue

#9 non-profit org. envelope


Milwaukee County Council, Milwaukee, WI

Also see #59-14 in the Print Catalog.


297



59-15.1

59-15.1

$15


Hudson-Delaware Council Stationery


04/10/59

Example

Middletown, NY

Printed

Blue


Hudson-Delaware Council, Middletown, NY

#7 U536 stamped envelope


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59-20.1

59-20.1

$20


Oregon Trail Council Stationery


04/28/59

Example

Eugene, OR

Printed

Green


Oregon Trail Council, Eugene, OR    A 2nd example is with 3rd Class undated


"Help Finance Scouting" slogan meter stamp in green on #10 envelope.


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59-28.1

59-28.1

$15


Scout Fair Wyoming Valley Council


05/22/59

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Printed

Red, blue & brown

#10 envelope


Troop 39, St Aloysius Church, Wilkes Barre, PA


298



59-36.1

59-36.1

$15


Summer Scouter Newsletter


07/59

Bridgeport, CT

Printed

Green


Pomperaug Council, Bridgeport, CT

#10 envelope


298



59-37.1
59-37.1b

59-37.1a              59-37.1b


Dan Beard Council Stationery


Printed

Green & brown

"Serving Boyhood" & Council Emblem on back flap


a.

07/31/59   Example  Cincinnati, OH   #10 envelope

$15


b.

09/04/59   Example  Cincinnati, OH   #6¾ envelope

$15


Dan Beard Council, Cincinnati, OH


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Change:


On page 153 of the Catalog, change 59-54.1 to:


59-54.1


FDC Hawaii Statehood Stamp


08/21/59

Honolulu, HI

Printed

Multicolored & black


Frank Jones on tourism envelopes


a.

Beach scene & 3 palm trees

$10


b.

Sail boat & 4 palm trees

$10



59-54.1b

59-54.1b


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59-66.1

59-66.1

$5


President Eisenhower's Birthday


10/14/59

Denison, TX

Thermographed

Green


Goldcraft Cachets - Eisenhower Philatelic Society

Also see 59-66 in the Print Catalog


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59-73

59-73

$12


National Capital Area Council Stationery

For God and Country


11/12/59

Example

Washington, DC

Printed

Blue

With "Scoutings Golden Jubilee" meter stamp.


National Capital Area Council, Washington, DC

Other examples: 01/08/60, 02/10/60, 02/15/60 & 04/08/60


#10 envelope     Also, see use as First Day Cover 60FD-91 in the Print Catalog.


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