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Wanted: 1945 U.S. Iwo Jima Stamp First Day of Issue Covers w/Cachets  
 

 
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Posted 09/10/2016   5:31 pm  Show Profile Check tomiseksj's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add tomiseksj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I am trying to acquire first day covers for the U.S. Iwo Jima stamp (Scott 929; 11Jul1945) that have the following cachets:

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Posted 09/10/2016   5:44 pm  Show Profile Check Petert4522's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I am very sorry, but I do not have a single one! But your post makes me wonder - how many different ones of the Iwo Jima stamp are there? And I also noticed on eBay that some seem to be high priced?

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Posted 09/10/2016   6:18 pm  Show Profile Check tomiseksj's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add tomiseksj to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
There are 61 cachets for the Iwo Jima stamp (Scott 929) listed in Mellone's Specialized Cachet Catalog of First Day Covers of the 1940s (Vol I) -- these are the ones that I am collecting.

There are also numerous cachets that aren't listed in Mellone as well as add-on cachets that were applied well after the stamps' introduction.

Yes, some can be quite expensive.
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