U.S. First Day Cover Cachet Display Catalog:
Cachetmaker: John Coulthard

Part of the U.S. First Day Cover Cachet Display Catalog
by Douglas H. Henkle, AFDCS LM #137, henkle@pobox.com

(last updated .02-18-2022)

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      This page displays First Day Cover (FDC) cachets created by John Coulthard (9-21-1903 - 9-24-1966) of Modesto, CA in Scott Number order. For a display of many cartoons and ads he drew from the 1930's through the 1950's, see my bibliography page documenting the stamp and cover sales catalog, "Collector's Handbook" by Elmer R. Long. And, for a number of special Naval Event cachets he created, see the page, Naval Cover Museum: Cachet Maker John Coulthard. The Naval Cover Museum (NCM) is owned and maintained by the Universal Ship Cancellation Society (USCS), Greg Ciesielski, NCM Curator. Except as noted by "{A}" (my personal collection), all other displays were found on the Web.

      References

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Email it to: henkle@pobox.com
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U.S. Scott #nnn = U.S. Scott Catalog number.
mm-dd-yyyy - First Day of Issue

(1937-1939) U.S. Scott #nnn-nn = each cachet's Planty Catalog number
(1940-1969) U.S. Scott #nnn-nn = each cachet's Mellone Catalog number
"Author, year" = See the source FIRST DAYS References list at the bottom of the page.
Patriotics:
S1# = Lawrence Sherman (1999) - World War II Patriotic designs not made for any particular stamp release.
           Due to the addition of 1400 new cachets merged into the 2nd edition in alphabetical order, all of the Catalog numbers in the 1st edition became obsolete.
S2# = Lawrence Sherman (2006) - World War II Patriotic designs not made for any particular stamp release.
    Planty Photo Encyclopedia of Cacheted First Day Covers, 2nd ed. -- Xnn:nn (Volume number: Page number)

  1. U.S. Scott #790-23a - USCS Chapter #2 John Paul Jones, signed by John Coulthard -- XI:36-37
  2. U.S. Scott #800-106, 11-12-1937, John Coulthard -- XIII:57 -- (eBay)
    U.S. Scott #800-106 - John Coulthard
  3. U.S. Scott #852-17, 2-18-1939, Leo August / John Coulthard -- XVI:12 -- (eBay)
    U.S. Scott #852-17 - Leo August/John Coulthard
  4. U.S. Scott #854-44, 4-30-1939, Washington Stamp Exchange (John Coulthard) -- XVI:73 -- (eBay)
    U.S. Scott #854-44 - Washington Stamp Exchange/John Coulthard
  5. U.S. Scott #855-13a", 6-12-1939, John Coulthard (ball in mustard) -- XVII:11 -- (eBay)
    U.S. Scott #855-13a - John Coulthard
    U.S. Scott #855-13b, John Coulthard (ball in green)
    U.S. Scott #855-13c, John Coulthard (ball in pink)
    U.S. Scott #855-13d, John Coulthard (ball in purple)
    U.S. Scott #855-13e, John Coulthard (ball in blue)
    U.S. Scott #855-13f, John Coulthard (ball in brown)
    U.S. Scott #855-13g, John Coulthard (w/counterfeit postmark, all in black)
  6. U.S. Scott #856-25, 8-15-1939, John Coulthard -- XVIII:17 -- (eBay)
    U.S. Scott #856-25 - John Coulthard
  7. U.S. Scott #857-2, 9-25-1939, Washington Stamp Exchange (John Coulthard) -- XVIII:27 -- (eBay)
    U.S. Scott #857-2 - John Coulthard

  8. Mellone's Specialized Cachet Catalog of First Day Covers of the 1940's, Vol. I, 2nd ed. 1984 -- I:nn (Volume number: Page number)

  9. U.S. Scott #904-2, I:39, 6-01-1942, Cachet Craft (John Coulthard) -- (eBay)
    U.S. Scott #904-2 - John Coulthard
  10. U.S. Scott #905-13, I:41, 7-04-1942, Cachet Craft (John Coulthard) -- (eBay)
         See 914-NIM for another use of this same World War II Patriotic cachet.
         Sherman Catalog Numbers: -- S1#6337, p. 254,258 -- S2#7196, p. 305
    U.S. Scott #905-13 - John Coulthard
  11. U.S. Scott #906-4, I:45, 7-07-1942, John Coulthard -- (eBay)
    U.S. Scott #906-4 - John Coulthard
  12. U.S. Scott #914-NIM, (not in Mellone), 9-14-1943, Cachet Craft (John Coulthard) -- (eBay)
         See 905-13 for another use of this same World War II Patriotic cachet.
         Sherman Catalog Numbers: -- S1#6337, p. 254,258 -- S2#7196, p. 305
    John Coulthard on Scott #914-NIM
  13. U.S. Scott #920-NIM, (not in Mellone), 12-07-1943, Cachet Craft (John Coulthard) -- {A}
         See C25a-40 for another use of this same World War II Patriotic cachet but with the blue and red colors reversed.
          Sherman Catalog Numbers: -- S1#3747, p. 202 -- S2#4267, p. 237
    John Coulthard on Scott #920-NIM U.S. Scott #C25a-40 - John Coulthard

  14. Mellone's Specialized Cachet Catalog of First Day Covers of the 1940's, Vol. II, 2nd ed. 1984 -- II:nn (Volume number: Page number)

  15. U.S. Scott #C25a-40, II:248, 4-18-1943, Designer Unknown Cachet Craft (John Coulthard) -- (eBay)
         See 920-NIM for another use of this same World War II Patriotic cachet but with the blue and red colors reversed.
         Sherman Catalog Numbers: - -- S1#3747, p. 202 -- S2#4267, p. 237
    U.S. Scott #C25a-40 - John Coulthard
          This cachet has been pictured in FIRST DAYS: 1) Piscina, 1982 -- "Another common error occurs in the identification of the cachet illustrated in Figure 3. This cover is frequently misidentified as an Ioor cachet because of the similarity to Ioor's famous air mail borders. Actually, this cachet was drawn by John Coulthard for Fitts of Cachet Craft."; 2) Dubin, 1983 -- "Coulthard Design for Cachet Craft"; and 3) Copeland, 2015 -- "It was attributed to John Coulthard for Cachet Craft in the October 1, 1982, and January 1, 1983, issues, showing similar attribution."

  16. Not pictured in any catalog anywhere

  17. Canal Zone Scott #120, 8-15-1939, John Coulthard -- (eBay)
    Canal Zone Scott #120 - John Coulthard
  18. Canal Zone Scott #121, 8-15-1939, John Coulthard -- (eBay)
    Canal Zone Scott #121 - John Coulthard
  19. Canal Zone Scott #122, 8-15-1939, John Coulthard -- (eBay)
    Canal Zone Scott #122 - John Coulthard
  20. Canal Zone Scott #123, 8-15-1939, John Coulthard -- (eBay)
    Canal Zone Scott #123 - John Coulthard
  21. Canal Zone Scott #124, 8-15-1939, John Coulthard -- (eBay)
    Canal Zone Scott #124 - John Coulthard
  22. Canal Zone Scott #125, 8-15-1939, John Coulthard -- (eBay)
    Canal Zone Scott #125 - John Coulthard

#References
Articles published in FIRST DAYS, Listed in Date of Publication Order:

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