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900-951   952-1000
ASTP

 

Morris W. Beck Naval Covers
 

Copyright 2000-2017 Owen R Murray.  All Rights Reserved.      Revised: Monday January 02, 2017.

This page lists covers 900-951  GO TO: Previous Listing #842-899  Next Listing #952-1000

Number Ship/Location Hull Number Cachet/ Event Cancel Date Comments

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900 USS Virginia DLGN-38 Launching DEC 14/AM/1974 

Number produced: 304

eBay Prices Realized
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2010  $2.50, $2.25, $ .99
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2016  $2.98
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Click on any photo to see it larger. Slogan Christening of the USS Virginia
901 USS Trippe DE-1075 Vietnam Veterans Day MAR/29/1974/PM 

Number produced: 226 

eBay Prices Realized
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Thanks to Larry Johnson for sending a photo correction for this item.
902 USS Independence CVA-62 Armed Forces Day MAY/18/AM/1974 

Number produced: 304

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $3.00, $3.49
2010  $8.00
2011  $4.00
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903 USS Dewey DLG-14 Armed Forces Day MAY/18/1974/AM 

Number produced: 302

eBay Prices Realized
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904 USS Pharris DE-1094 Armed Forces Day Not serviced 

Number produced: 298

 


Not Serviced.  Blank cachets exist.
905 USS Glover AGDE-1 Armed Forces Day MAY/18/1974/AM 

Number produced: 291

eBay Prices Realized
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2010  $ .99 
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Also exists with Phila MT overprint cancel on same day. See below.
906 USS Vulcan AR-5 Armed Forces Day MAY/AM/18/1974 

Number produced: 287

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $2.50
2010  $ .99   
2011  $6.00, $3.75
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907 USS Enterprise CVAN-65 Memorial Day MAY/27/AM/1974 

Number produced: 301

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $3.00
2010  $ .99   
2011 $7.00
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2016  $4.23
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908 USS Yellowstone AD-27 Memorial Day MAY/27/1974/AM 

Number produced: 283

eBay Prices Realized
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Overprinted MT SF CA
909 USS Voge DE-1047 Memorial Day MAY/27/1974/AM 

Number produced: 259

eBay Prices Realized
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Correct cover for this number
910 USS Tattnall DDG-19 Memorial Day Number produced: 252 Reported as correct cover.  None observed.  910 cover must have been used only for Voge as was 909.
910 USS Voge DE-1047 Memorial Day MAY/27/1974/AM 

Number produced: See above

eBay Prices Realized
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911 USS Dixon AS-37 Memorial Day MAY/27/1974/AM 

Number produced: 248

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $3.00
2009  $2.00
2010  $ .99   
2011  $6.00
2012 
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2015  $11.50
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912 USS Saratoga CVA-60 Flag Day JUN 14/-PM/1974 

Number produced: 289

eBay Prices Realized
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2011  $3.12
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913 USS William M Standley DLG-32 Flag Day JUN/1974/14/AM 

Number produced: 287

eBay Prices Realized
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.
914 USS Seattle AOE-3 Flag Day JUN/14/AM/1974 

Number produced: 275 

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $2.50, $3.50
2010  $6.00 
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.
915 USS George K Mackenzie DD-836 Flag Day Not serviced 

Number produced: 270


Not serviced.  Blank cachets exist.
916 USS Vesole DD-878 Flag Day JUN/14/AM/1974 

Number produced: 261 

eBay Prices Realized
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ALL cancels observed are poor quality.
917 USS California DLGN-36 Independence Day JUL/4/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: 276

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $1.04, $3.99
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918 USS Coontz DLG-9 Independence Day Not serviced 

Number produced: 263

 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
919 USS McCloy DE-1038 Independence Day JUL/4/1974/  / 

Number produced: 252

eBay Prices Realized
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920 USS Manitowoc LST-1180 Independence Day Not serviced 

Number produced: 243
 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
921 USS Blue Ridge LCC-19 Independence Day JUL/4/PM/1974 

Number produced: 243

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $2.50
2010  $1.04 
2011  $6.00
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.  Ships RS cachet on reverse.
922 USS Columbus CG-12 Last Day Postal Service JUL/27/1974 

Number produced: 268

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $2.75
2009  $2.75, $3.00
2010  $ .99, $7.00, $4.99 
2011  $4.99
2012  $3.51
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.  Ships RS cachet on reverse.
923 USS South Carolina DLGN-37 First Day Postal Service OCT/1/1974/A.M. & USPS  

Number produced: 241

eBay Prices Realized
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Most covers observed also have MT USPS, VA overprinted cancellation
923 USS South Carolina DLGN-37 First Day Postal Service OCT/1/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: See above

eBay Prices Realized
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Fewer covers have only Hand cancel
924 USS Saipan LHA-2 Launching JUL 20/1974/PM 

Number produced: 275

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $ .99
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012 
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2014   $2.59      

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925 USS Goldsborough DDG-20 5th Anniv Moon Landing JUL/20/AM/1974 

Number produced: 246

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $11.01
2009  $3.00
2010  $ 
2011  $
2012  $2.00
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Est. Value $10-15
Very low Qty. 246

This Moon Landing
Anniversary series is
VERY popular with space
collectors.  The Iwo Jima
cover is harder to find.


Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes are known to exist. See sample.
926 USS New DD-818 5th Anniv Moon Landing JUL/20/AM/1974 

Number produced: 242

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $9.95
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Est. Value $10-15
Very low Qty. 242


Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes are known to exist. See sample.
927 USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 5th Anniv Moon Landing JUL/20/P.M./1974 

Number produced: 237

eBay Prices Realized
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Est. Value $20-25
Very low Qty. 237

 


Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes are known to exist. See sample.
928 USS Austin LPD-4 5th Anniv Moon Landing JUL/20/AM/1974 

Number produced: 226

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $8.45, $3.00
2010  $6.00 
2011  $
2012  $3.95
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2014  $5.00        

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Est. Value $10-15
Very low Qty. 226


Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes are known to exist. See sample.
929 USS Hawkins DD-873 5th Anniv Moon Landing JUL/20/1974/P.M. 

Number produced: 219

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $9.95
2009  $2.25, $3.00
2010  $4.00 
2011  $17.50
2012 
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2014  $5.00        

2015
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Est. Value $10-15.
Very low Qty. 219


Most cancels observed are poor quality. AM might also exist.  HELP ANSWER THIS QUESTION. Send in Scans Click Here for more information

Watch for this cover without the Beck cover number. (Crew Cover)  Crew envelopes are known to exist. See sample.

930 USS Moinester DE-1097 Commission NOV/2/AM/1974 

Number produced: 293 

eBay Prices Realized
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Name misspelled in cachet.  US Navy added at top of cancel.
931 USS Nimitz CVN-68 First Day Postal Service Not serviced 

Number produced: 252 

 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
932 USS Hewitt DD-966 Launching SEP 14/1974/PM 

Number produced: 236 

eBay Prices Realized
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2010  $3.33 
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933 USS Truxtun DLGN-35 VJ Day AUG/15/AM/1974 

Number produced: 226

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $ .99, $3.16 
2011  $$6.00, $3.07
2012 
2013  $2.99
2014  $2.59      

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Most cancels observed are poor quality.
934 USS Coral Sea CVA-43 VJ Day AUG 15/  / 1974 

Number produced: 216

eBay Prices Realized
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.
935 USS Plymouth Rock LSD-29 VJ Day SEP/2/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: 213

eBay Prices Realized
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.
936 USS Orion AS-18 VJ Day AM/AUG/15/1974 

Number produced: 208

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $4.99
2009  $
2010  $1.25 
2011  $4.00, $3.89, $6.00
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Most cancels observed are poor quality.
937 USS Laffey DD-724 VJ Day Not serviced/never returned

Number produced: 206
 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
938 USS Mahan DLG-11 Recommission APR/1/1975 

Number produced: 247

eBay Prices Realized
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US Navy added at top of cancel. RS on Front.
939 USS South Carolina DLGN-37 Commission JAN/25/1975/A.M. 

Number produced: 291 

eBay Prices Realized
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2009  $3.00
2010  $ 
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US Navy added at top of cancel. Also see the same cover without the Beck cachet number (CREW) HERE
940 USS Texas DLGN-39 Launching AUG 9/AM/1975 

Number produced: 278

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $3.85
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940
CREW
USS Texas DLGN-39 Launching AUG 9/AM/1975 

Number produced:  See above

eBay Prices Realized
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Same as above except no cachet number.  CREW
941 USS Bainbridge DLGN-25 Labor Day SEP/2/AM/1974 

Number produced: 224 

eBay Prices Realized
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942 USS Lexington CVT-15 Labor Day AUG 28/AM/1974 

Number produced: 223 

eBay Prices Realized
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Note Cancel Variety
942 USS Lexington CVT-15 Labor Day AUG/28/1974/A.M

Number produced: See above

eBay Prices Realized
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Note Cancel Variety
943 USS Bausell DD-845 Labor Day Not serviced 

Number produced: 218
 

Scan not available.
No examples observed.
944 USS La Moure County LST-1194 Labor Day SEP/2/AM/1974 

Number produced: 217

eBay Prices Realized
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945 USS Vancouver LPD-2 Labor Day AUG/19/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: 213

eBay Prices Realized
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ALL cancels observed are poor quality.
946 USS David R Ray DD-971 Keel Laid Not serviced 

Number produced: 233 


 


This cover was postally used for
general purposes.  We are not
aware of any of these covers
postmarked when the Keel was
laid.


Scan courtesy of Norm Ferguson.  Thanks Norm.

947 USS Guadalcanal LPH-7 Citizenship Day JUN/17/1974/AM 

Number produced: 223

eBay Prices Realized
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948 USS Pensacola LSD-38 Citizenship Day AUG/29/AM/1974 

Number produced: 219

eBay Prices Realized
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949 USS Barbey DE-1088 Citizenship Day 17/SEP/1974/A.M. 

Number produced: 217

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $2.75
2009  $2.75
2010  $ 
2011  $3.37, $6.00
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950 USS Gridley DLG-21 Citizenship Day SEP/17/AM/1974 

Number produced: 215

eBay Prices Realized
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2011  $3.50
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951 USS Peoria LST-1183 Citizenship Day SEP/17/AM/1974 

Number produced: 213

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
2009  $
2010  $4.99 
2011  $3.07, $2.87
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Also known with PM cancel
951 USS Peoria LST-1183 Citizenship Day SEP/17/PM/1974 

Number produced: See above

eBay Prices Realized
2008  $
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2011  $6.00
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Also known with AM cancel
 
 

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