Levy's Boy & Girl Scout Cachet Covers of the United States

Volume III          1961 through 1969          Online

by Jay L. Rogers

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196119651962 GS Cancel #14Cancellations
196219661962 GS FDCs
196319671962 CZ GS FDCs
196419681967 BS Postal Card FDCs
 1969Labels

The earliest US Scout cancellations, cancel #1 through cancel #13 were issued for the Boy Scouts.


Including the different types, the naval ship cancels, and summer camp cancels, there are 26 of these.


21 are pictured in the Print Catalog and two are pictured in the "Cancellations" Section of "Additions", all full size.



USA Scout Cancel #14


This is the first United States Girl Scout Cancellation.  There are four types.



14a

Cancel 14a Type I


Slogan Box Closed, "50TH "


18 different locations


14b

Cancel 14b Type II


Slogan Box Open, "— 50TH"


9 different locations


14c

Cancel 14c Type III


Slogan Box Closed, "50TH"


1 location


14d

Cancel 14d Type IV


Slogan Box Open, "50TH"


1 location


The cancels were used from 01/01/62 through 03/12/62 from 29 different cities.   Each location


used only one type of cancel.   First day of use varied among locations.   For all, the last day of


use was March 12.   Just four examples of the Greenwich, CT cancel are known (to the author)


and it is the scarcest of the lot.   There are 24 different cachets known.   The detail appears


on the following chart of 280 different covers.   Click on 1962 at the top of the page to


see all the referenced cachets.   Bold entries are recent changes and additions.




Location Cancel 1st DateLast DateCachet
Amarillo, TX Type II 15-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 4, 6b, 8, 17, 17.1,
Arlington, TX Type I 16-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 2, 5, 6b, 8, 17,
17.1, 18a
Azle, TX Type II 16-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 3, 4, 5, 6b, 8, 17,
17.1
Durham, NC Type I 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 2, 3, 6a, 8, 10,
17, 17.1
Falls Church, VA Type III1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 7, 8, 10, 17, 17.1
Fort Worth, TX Type I 15-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1c, 6b, 7, 8, 17, 17.1, 18b
Greenwich, CT Type I 8-Feb 12-Mar 62-4, 5, 21
Henderson, NC Type II 15-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 2, 3, 7, 8, 10, 17,
17.1, 18a
Holyoke, MA Type I 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 17,
17.1, 18a
Jackson, MI Type I 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1c, 1d, 1e, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 17,
17.1
Lakewood, CA Type I 15-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 5, 4, 8, 17, 17.1
Lincoln, NE Type I 15-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1c, 3, 5, 6b, 10, 8, 17, 17.1
Livermore, CA Type I 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1e, 4, 8, 10, 17, 17.1
Logan, WV Type IV 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1d, 1e, 5, 7, 8, 11a, 12, 17.1,
18a, 21
Long Beach, CA Type I 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1d, 1e, 4, 5, 8, 17, 17.1
Lovington, NM Type II 16-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 3, 5, 6b, 7, 8, 17, 17.1
18b
Lynn, MA Type I 11-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1c, 1e, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12,
17, 17.1, 18, 21
Lynnfield, MA Type I 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1b, 1d, 1e, 2, 5, 6a, 7, 8, 10, 17,
17.1, 20
Medford, OR Type II 2-Jan 12-Mar 62-1b, 1e, 3, 4, 7, 8, 17, 17.1, 21
Monticello, NY Type II 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1d, 1e, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 17, 17.1, 20
21
Oklahoma City,OK Type I 31-Jan 12-Mar 62-1b, 1c, 1e, 3, 6b, 8, 10, 17,
17.1, 19
Oxford, NC Type I 15-Jan 12-Mar 62-1b, 1c, 1e, 4, 6b, 8, 17, 17.1
Roanoke, VA Type I 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 6c, 7, 8, 11b, 13,
17, 17.1, 18a, 20
Rochester, NY Type I 19-Feb 12-Mar 62-1a, 1e, 7, 8, 12, 16, 17, 17.1, 21
Roswell, NM Type II 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1b, 1d, 1e, 2, 4, 7, 8, 14, 17
17.1
San Rafael, CA Type II 1-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 1d, 1e, 3, 5, 6a, 8, 10, 17,
17.1
St Louis, MO Type II 15-Jan 12-Mar 62-1a, 1b, 5, 7, 8, 15, 17, 17.1
Topeka, KS Type I 12-Jan 12-Mar 62-1c, 1e, 3, 5, 8, 17, 17.1, 20
Wichita, KS Type I 15-Jan 12-Mar 62-1b, 1c, 1e, 5, 8, 17, 17.1