This months prospect is a multistamped volunteer FDC. Few multistamped volunteer – lend a hand First Day of Issue covers exist, with the Salvation Army stamp attached. This is a special rare combo with different Volunteer organization stamps. Issued 20 April 1983 (FDC for the volunteer stamp). An SA officer can be seen on the picture at the left.
LOVE – First Day of Issue Combo – issued 26 Jan 1973, Philidelphia PM on official PO LOVE cachet. Love stamp & combo with several other stamps, including the Stanley Gibbons 1249
Volunteer – First Day of Issue Combo – Different Volunteer organizations. Issued 20 April 1983. This is a GillCraft COMBO FDC QW725 cachet. Volunteer – lend a hand stamp and several others, including the Stanley Gibbons 1249. Not seen before, likely a rare cover.
Saluting WWI Veterans – combo cover including the Salvation Army stamp of 1965. Issued: 26.08.1985 and postmarked in Milwaukee. FDC for the WWI Veteran stamp. Remark: Likely a rare combo.
Milwaukee Philatelic center multistamped cover, with WW I veterans, Red Cross and the Salvation Army stamp of 1965. Issued 26 Aug 1965 (not FDC). A very pictorial and nice 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
Two Blinded Veterans FDCs issued 13 Aug 1981. These are prestamped covers with the 18c blinded veterans “stamp”, it’s imprinted on the cover. One of them also notes that 1981 was the International year of disabled persons. Very rare combo covers!!
This is an Interpex cachet – used at the United stamps exhibition, 04 July 1965. It has the Salvation Army stamp on it, but sadly, it is not an FDC as the stamp was issued only two days earlier. There is also a cindarella stamp “Fight Communism” attached on it (this was some years after the McCarthy period).
Knut Rockne Country Combo, United States & Norway. Issued 09 March 1988. PM: Notre Dame (Indiana, US) & Voss, Norway. Knut Kenneth Rockne was a Norwegian-American football player and coach at the University of Notre Dame. Rockne is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history. The Norwegian SA stamp has been added, cancelled at Rockne’s birthplace in Norway (Voss). Remark:This is a reference cover (not in my collection). Sold on Ebay August 2019 ($ 6). RARE country combo!!!