U.S. First Day Cover Cachet Display Catalog:
Cachetmaker: Henry O. Meisel

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

(last updated .04-14-2021)

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      This page displays First Day Cover (FDC) cachets created by Henry O. Meisel (Otto) (1-19-1900 - 7-05-1966) of Clintonville, Wisconsin.

      Wanted: a 300 bpi / 600 pixel wide (or greater) .jpg scan of any unlisted cachet (ALSO any cachet marked ***)
Email it to: henkle@pobox.com
Subject for this page: Doug Henkle unlisted Henry O. Meisel cachet
      (an email with any other subject or with any other graphical format will be ignored IF it has an attachment)

U.S. Scott #nnn = U.S. Scott Catalog number.
mm-dd-yyyy - First Day of Issue
M# = Mellone Catalog number (1940-1969)
NIM = Not In Mellone (not listed as of the 1984 edition)
p. 40's:II:## = Mellone's Specialized Cachet Catalog of First Day Cover of the 1940's, 2nd ed., 1984, Volume II page number
p. 50's:I:## = Mellone's Specialized Cachet Catalog of First Day Cover of the 1950's, 1st ed., 1983, Volume I page number
FC:nn = First Cachets (2006) page number

      Except as noted by "{A}" (my personal collection), all other displays were found on the Web.

  1. U.S. Scott #957, (M#24), p. 40's:II:172, 5-29-1948, Henry O. Meisel -- (eBay)
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #957 Henry O. Meisel on Scott #957
  2. U.S. Scott #978, (M#41), p. 40's:II:224, 11-19-1948, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #978
  3. U.S. Scott #981, (M#2), p. 40's:II:231, 3-03-1949, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #981
  4. U.S. Scott #982, (M#44), p. 40's:II:235, 4-12-1949, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
         Correction, the Mellone 40's 1984 edition notes this as "Designer Unknown"
    Filler # 1 -- Meisel's cachet printer's proof from Hyde Sign Display Service
    Filler # 2 -- Hyde Sign Display Service receipt -- 4-02-1949
    Filler # 3 -- Hyde's receipt from Star Printing Company -- 4-01-1949
    Filler # 4 -- Meisel's original pencil and ink drawing of this cachet design
    Filler # 5 -- the back of the paper he drew the design on
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #982 Henry O. Meisel filler inside of Scott #982
    Henry O. Meisel filler inside of Scott #982 Henry O. Meisel filler inside of Scott #982 Henry O. Meisel filler inside of Scott #982 Henry O. Meisel filler inside of Scott #982
  5. U.S. Scott #984-9, (M#9), p. 40's:II:238, 5-23-1949, Henry O. Meisel -- {A} / (eBay)
         two covers, one unaddressed and one with Henry's personal printed address
         1) Side B with an Annapolis, MD local cachet added to the back plain, 2) the same local cachet on a different cover which was slogan canceled on 5-22-1949, the day before the First Day
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #984 An Annapolis, MD local cachet on the back of a Henry O. Meisel on Scott #984 An Annapolis, MD local cachet on the back of a Henry O. Meisel on Scott #984 An Annapolis, MD local cachet on the back of a Henry O. Meisel on Scott #984
  6. U.S. Scott #985, (M#21), p. 40's:II:241, 8-29-1949, Henry O. Meisel -- {A} / (eBay)
         two covers, one unaddressed and one with Henry's personal printed address
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #985 Henry O. Meisel on Scott #985
  7. U.S. Scott #987-25, (M#25), p. 50's:I:2, 1-03-1950, Henry O. Meisel -- (eBay)
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #987
  8. U.S. Scott #998-23, (M#23), p. 50's:I:38, 5-30-1951, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #
  9. U.S. Scott #1000, (M#18), p. 50's:I:44, 7-24-1951, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
         This cover in the "Meisel Collection" has an article from an unknown newspaper paper-clipped to it. Displayed: Side A with and without the article and Side B.
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1000 Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1000 Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1000, Side B
  10. U.S. Scott #1001, (M#21), p. 50's:I:, 8-01-1951, Henry O. Meisel -- {A} / (eBay)
          Displayed: FDC's with and without Meisel's printed address.
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1001 Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1001
  11. U.S. Scott #1006, (M#19), p. 50's:I:62, 2-28-1952, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1006
  12. U.S. Scott #1007, (M#19), p. 50's:I:65, 3-04-1952, Henry O. Meisel -- {A} / {A}
          Displayed: FDC's with and without Meisel's printed address.
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1007 Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1007
  13. U.S. Scott #1011, (NIM), not listed at p. 50's:I:76-78, 8-11-1952, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
          Displayed: FDC with Meisel's corner card return address
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #1011
  14. U.S. Scott #1019, (NIM), not listed at p. 50's:I:101-103, 3-02-1953, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #

  15. (C) Airmail Stamps

  16. U.S. Scott #C40-36, (M#36), p. 40's:I:279, 5-11-1949, Henry O. Meisel -- (eBay ***)
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #C40
  17. U.S. Scott #C42-NIM, (NIM), not listed at p. 40's:II:282-283, 11-18-1949, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #C42
  18. U.S. Scott #C43-NIM, (NIM), not listed at p. 40's:II:284-285, 10-07-1949, Henry O. Meisel -- (eBay)
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #C43
  19. U.S. Scott #C44-NIM, (NIM), not listed at p. 40's:II:286-287, 11-30-1949, Henry O. Meisel -- {A}
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #C44

  20. (UN) United Nations

  21. United Nations Scott #C1, [there is no catalog that lists and/or shows all cachets for all U.N. FDC's], 12-14-1951, Henry O. Meisel -- (eBay) / {A}
    Henry O. Meisel on Scott #C1 Henry O. Meisel on Scott #


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