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1967 – US – Cape Canaveral

1967 – US – Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral cachet & postmark with Salvation Army stamp. Cape Canaveral is part of a region known as the Space Coast, and is the site of the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Since many U.S. spacecraft have been launched from both the station and the Kennedy Space Center on adjacent Merritt Island, the two are sometimes conflated with each other. The cachet pictures a rocket in orbit

1965 – Jamaica Official SA cover

Salvation Army World Centenary commemorated on Jamaica stamps. Postmark: Kingston. Cancelled in August 1965, possible FDC (?) which was 23 August. Rare cachet with these stamps, an official Salvation Army Service cover. With Two pairs  of the Salvation Army stamps: SG 242 – 243. Registered, sent to the Netherlands

1965 Official SA Service cover

1978 – Jamaica – Unlisted FDC

SA 11.2 – Int Congress – single

Centenary of the Salvation Army Name commemorated on Jamaica stamps 1978. Postmarked in Kingston. International congress 1978 with single stamp – Stanley Gibbons 457. Unlisted in the SA FDC catalogue, not seen before with first day cancel!! Someone who was at the summer congress must have taken it back to Jamaica.

Switzerland 1958 – Stamps’ day

1958 – Stamps day – Switzerland

This month’s prospect: Rare cover with this stamp set, used on the Swiss Stamps Day in 1958. Italian special postmark: “Giornata del Francobollo” (Stamps day). Cancelled 07.11.1958 (not FDC). Cachet picture: Tag der briefmarke – Giornata del Francobollo. Stamps: The Swiss anniversary set: SG 587 – 590. The Salvation Army bonnet is pictured on the SG 590 and commemorates the SA’s 75th anniversary in Switzerland.