Christmas 1982 – Leicester region issued 17.11.1982, which was First Day cancel for the stamp set. Postmarked with a special Salvation Army logo – Leicester region. LFDC no. 22 – Salvation Army Crest (AG Bradbury design). The cover was issued in a limited edition of 1000. Of these, only 100 (no 51 to 150) were allocated for signature by William Booth’s granddaughter: Cathrine Bramwell Booth. Cat. value: £25 (BFDC) without the signature. Estimated value £50 +
This private presentation sheet of Iceland – 1995 MNH stamps was observed on a Swedish autcion. Reference cover – not in my collection.
Nice cover sponsored by the Cheyenne Philatelic Society commemorating 75 yrs of Wyoming Statehood & Cheyenne Frontier Days. Issued 30 July 2965. With extra slogan postmark: Cheyenne Frontier Day on Salvation Army stamp of 1965. Illustrative cover!!
Exiting US combo FDC issued: 24 Nov 1979. Stamp was issued to honor US Servicemen, prisoners of war & those missing or killed in acdtion. Combo FDC with Prisoners of war stamp + several otheres including RED Cross & the SA stamp SG 1249
Salvation Army Emergency services commemorated on a special envelope issued 13 July 2010, first day of issue for the Emergency Services stamp set. Postmark: Eastland. Likely issued in a limited edition – not often seen
Islandpostur official cover sent to Norway July 2021. Postmarked in Selfoss
Very pictorial and unique cover with nice 8 block of the Icelandic Salvation Army stamp. These Islandspostur covers are no longer issued by the PO.
Social security act combo with Salvation Army stamp from 1965, issued: 14.08.1985. Postmarked in Baltimore. Remark: Limited edition? (noted with a signature and 4 out of 4).
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
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.
From 1911 to 1943 the Swiss Post issued some franchise stamps to support charity organizations like the Salvation Army. The overprinted numbers 146 and 369 were used for the Salvation Army. The 146 overprint was used from 1911 – 1925 and the 369 overprint was used from 1926 to 1943. (Source: Heilsarmee-Briefmarken). Here are these overprints shown on a nice private and four official Salvation Army covers in good condition. Very nice & rare items!!
UK Christmas 1998 w / local SA slogan PM (Fareham). Issued 02 Nov 1998 (First day issue for the stamp set). Double postmark with Angel Bank and LOCAL Fareham – Hants Salvation Army slogan postmark. RARE automat PM, not seen before!!! The usual SA automat PM was used at the IHQ, this was issued locally and is more simplistic.
Goodwill Centenary Maxicard issued in 1986 (First day of issue for the stamp). Special Centenary postmark. Issued by the Historic relics with industry year stamp. Rare first day maxicard. Not seen before. If set, this set & postmark has a very high value in the BFDC catalogue ( £120). Estimated value: £10 +. Here is the official FDC by the Historic Relics.