Winston Churchill Memorial Issue First Day Covers
May 13, 1965


Mellone #38

 Rosecraft Cachet


#38

Rosecraft was a Canadian cachet house, and its covers are not typically seen bearing U.S. stamps. This cachet is more commonly seen with Canada's Churchill memorial stamp issued in August 1965. Rosecraft was started in 1957 by Joseph C. Rosenbaum, and was Canada's most popular cachet. The line was purchased by William Assad in 1967, but its business declined after the introduction official Canada Post FDCs in 1971. The last Rosecraft cachet was produced in 1974.


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