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1980s CALIFORNIA EVENT CANCELED COVER LOT
Thank you buyers for following my postal products. Here is another neat item you will want to add to your collection. You are looking on one (1) 1980s California Event Cancaled Cover Card Lot. Lot includes a 1984 Riverside, California Reading Station Event Canceled Cover, a 1986 SUNPEX USNS Sunnydale Event Canceled Cover, a 1986 Dorris Christmas Event Canceled Cover and a 1988 San Jose Filatelic Fiesta Event Canceled Cover. All four were cancels provided to collectors by the local postoffices, or at annual weekend stamp shows, for a limited time. All are unaddress, unmarked and the covers have the flaps open. See my other products for other event cancel lots or FDC lots.
The 1984 Riverside, California Reading Station event canceled cover was serviced Wednesday, October 17, 1984 in Riverside, Riverside County, California at a 73rd year celebration of the city. The large 80 by 28 mm. pictorial cancel shows two books beside each other, one of them opened. The first book, the closed book, has "OCT 17 1984" on it's spine and "READING STATION" "RIVERSIDE CA 92501" on the cover. The open book notes "Riverside County Library Service" on one page and "73rd Year" on the second page. Cover was franked with a 1981 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court Coil Stamp (US Scott #1895).
The 1986 SUNPEX USNS Sunnydale Event Canceled Cover was serviced on Saturday, November 8, 1986 in Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County, California at the '86 SUNPEX Stamp show and exhibition. The cancel features a large dial that notes "SUNPEX STA." "NOV. 8 1986" "SUNNYVALE, CA. 94086" Beside the dial in the cancel is an illustration of a radar and within the cancel bars coming from it is the lettering "T- A6M - 5" "USNS SUNNYVALE" and "1960-74." The US Marine cargo ship USAT Dalton Victory was redesignated on October 27, 1960 as the Missile Range Instrumentation Ship USNS Sunnyvale (T-AGM-5). The USNS Sunnyvale carried out a multitude of duties in the Pacific Ocean through 1962, including operations in support of the Pacific Missile Range, Point Mugo and California." Cover was franked with a 1985 22¢ Flag Over Capitol Coil Stamp (US Scott #2115).
The 1986 Dorris Christmas Event Canceled Cover was serviced Tuesday, December 9, 1986 in Dorris, Siskiyou County, California in celebration of the '86 holiday season. The large ~110 by 46 mm. cancel has a large dial with a Christmas Wreath in the center and long cancel bars. Inside the dial around the wreath is "1986 Christmas Tree Station" and "Dorris, CA 96023" while in the middle of the cancel bars is the date "DEC 9 1986." Cover was franked with a 198? 22¢ Madonna & Child Stamp (US Scott #2244).
The 1988 San Jose Filatelic Fiesta Event Canceled Cover was serviced Friday, February 19, 1988 in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California. The large dial notes "Filatelic Fiesta Station" "FEB 19 1988" and "SAN JOSE CA 95113." To the right of the dial is an illustration of a vintage El Camino Real Mission Bell with a sign that notes "EL CAMINO REAL." Cover was franked with a 1981 20¢ Flag Over Supreme Court Coil Stamp (US Scott #1895).
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