Crosby 903 Kentucky Man Of War Race Horse 26 Years Old Lives Luxary Rare #10 For Sale
Crosby First Day First Day Cover
Cachets by Captain Walter G. Crosby, US Navy Retired
First cachet wasScott730-41 (.01 Fort Dearborn) and the last cachet was for Scott984-30 (03 Annapolis)
The late Capt Crosby was probally more well known for his ship cancellation cover as he was for his first day covers.
He is a member of the Hall of Fame of the Universal Ship Cancellation Society (USCS). Crosby was a pioneer in thermographed cachets. According toUSCS.ORG website:
"Walter G. Crosby, USCS 69 (1996). Crosby made significant contributions as an early maker of attractive cachets for naval, first day and patriotic covers. Crosby was imaginative and prolific, a pioneer in thermographed cachets. There can be no question that his handsome, well designed cachets brought hundreds of members into our hobby. Today, despite the number of Crosby cacheted covers on the market, they command a premium which attests to their lasting popularity in all segments of cover collecting. "
The frame around the images is for illustration only and was done graphically.
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Crosby 903 Kentucky Man Of War Race Horse 26 Years Old Lives Luxary Rare #10 : $40