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Cancellation Marks

U.S.P.S. Cancellation Marks
Envelopes bearing special cancellation mark artwork and stamps honoring Audie Murphy.
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June 25, 2010 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation.

Special cancellation marks on envelopes were issued by the U.S. Postal Service on other occassions. Since 1996 as the stamp petition drive developed momentum and because of the annual Audie Murphy Day Celebration in Greenville, Texas the USPS has approved special stamp cancellation marks honoring Audie Murphy. All of these special envelopes and cancellation marks are viewed below.

The cancellation mark date of this issue June 25, 2010. Zip code of the cancellation was 75401. The mark honors "unsung heroes." It was issued as part of the Audie Murphy Days celebration held annually in Greenville, Texas. The image was contributed by David Williams.

June 24, 2009 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation.

The cancellation mark date of this issue June 24, 2009. Zip code of the cancellation was 75401. It was issued as part of the Audie Murphy Days celebration held annually in Greenville, Texas.

June 27, 2008 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation.

The cancellation mark date of this issue June 27, 2008. Zip code of the cancellation was 75401. It was issued as part of the Audie Murphy Days celebration held annually in Greenville, Texas.

June 15, 2007 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation Mark.

Issued on June 15, 2007. The cancellation mark says "Audie Leon Murphy Station. Audie Murphy Days. Audie Murphy / American Cotton Museum.Jun 18, 2004. Greenville TX, 75401." The cancellation mark includes a profile shot of Audie Murphy head over a tank destroyer and bears the words "Above and Beyond."

June 16, 2006 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation Mark.

Issued on June 16, 2006. The cancellation mark says "Audie Leon Murphy Station. Audie Murphy Days. Audie Murphy / American Cotton Museum.Jun 18, 2004. Greenville TX, 75401." The cancellation mark includes a profile shot of Audie Murphy's face and the envelope also has printed photos of Audie Murphy from the movie TO HELL AND BACK and are captioned with "Audie L. Murphy, June 20 1924 - May 28, 1971. From a poor farm boy to the most decorated WWII combat soldier to a Famous Hollywood Movie Star." Another photo depicts a formation of the famous Tuskegee Airmen of World War II. It's caption states "Marching across the campus at Tuskegee Institute. This year, 2006, Audie L. Murphy days is paying tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen of WWII. Also to all of the Americans that have served in the U.S. Military to keep freedom for the United States of America."

June 18, 2005 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation Mark.

Issued on June 18, 2005. The cancellation mark says "Audie Leon Murphy Station. Audie Murphy Days. Audie Murphy / American Cotton Museum.Jun 18, 2004. Greenville TX, 75401." The cancellation mark shows the stamped image of the old Greenville Post Office where Audie Murphy enlisted in the U.S. Army. The envelope also includes a photograph of the old post office with vintage automobiles parked in front of it. The photograph is captioned with the words "Audie Murphy enlisted in the Army in this Post Office building on June 20, 1942."

June 18, 2004 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation Mark.

Issued on June 18, 2004. The cancellation mark says "Audie Leon Murphy Station. Audie Murphy Days. Audie Murphy / American Cotton Museum.Jun 18, 2004. Greenville TX, 75401." The mark includes an image of Audie Murphy wearing a cowboy hat. The left side of the envelope includes a blue and red U.S. Postal Service logo stating the the "United States Postal Service salutes Audie Murphy World War II Most Decorated American Soldier - Audie Murphy Days in Texas - June 18-19, 2004 - Greenville Texas." A second image of Audie Murphy in uniform is incorporated in the U.S. Postal Service's tribute to Audie Murphy.

June 20, 2003 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation Mark.

This envelope was issued on June 20, 2003. The cancellation mark says "Audie Leon Murphy Station. Audie Murphy Days. Audie Murphy / American Cotton Museum.Jun 20, 2001. Greenville TX, 75401." A silhouetted image of Audie Murphy's head in profile is seen over the American Flag.

June 21, 2002 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation Mark.

This envelope was issued on June 21, 2002. The cancellation mark bears six lines says "Audie Leon Murphy Station. Audie Murphy Days. Audie Murphy / American Cotton Museum.Jun 21, 2002. Greenville TX, 75401." A silhouetted image of the Audie Leon Murphy bronze memorial statue is depicted.

June 22, 2001 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation Mark.

This envelope was issued on June 22, 2001. The cancellation mark says "Audie Leon Murphy Station. Audie Murphy Days. American Cotton Museum.Jun 22, 2001. Greenville TX, 75401." The image of Audie Murphy in uniform from the shoulders up is superimposed over the outline of Texas and bears the description "Most Decorated Soldier of World War II.

May 3, 2000 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation and First Day Cover.

To the left is the May 3, 2000 First Day Cover. This envelope bearing the Audie Murphy commemorative stamp with a first day cancellation mark was issued in the city of Washington D.C. with a zip code of 20066.

June 23, 2000 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation..

The envelope to the left bears a cancellation mark of June 23, 2000 covering the Audie Murphy Commemorative Stamp. It was issued in the city of Greenville, Texas at zip code 75401. Cancellation artwork design by Don Moore, Killeen, Texas.

April 10, 1999 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation.

This envelope bears a cancellation mark of April 10, 1999. It commemorated the Diamond Jubilee anniversary birth year of Audie Murphy. It was issued in the city of Greenville, Texas at zip code 75401. Cancellation artwork design by Don Moore, Killeen, Texas.

May 23, 1998 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation.

This cancellation mark honored Hunt county, Texas native Major Audie L. Murphy. The date of cancellation was May 23, 1998. Zip code of the cancellation was 75401. Cancellation artwork design by Don Moore, Killeen, Texas.

June 2, 1997 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation.

This cancellation mark also honored Hunt county, Texas native Major Audie L. Murphy. The date of cancellation was June 2, 1997. Zip code of the cancellation was 75401. Cancellation artwork design by Don Moore, Killeen, Texas.

June 20, 1996 Audie Murphy Stamp Cancellation.

The cancellation mark date of this issue June 20, 1996. Zip code of the cancellation was 75401. Cancellation artwork design by Don Moore, Killeen, Texas.

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