Postal Commemorative Covers


1995 First Day of Issue
5 stamps of Florida

1945 100th Anniversary of Statehood
4 stamp block


March 3, 1945. 100th. Anniversary of statehood   FDC

Miami, Fla. “Beat the drum for Liberty and the Spirit of “76. FDC

Tallahassee, Fla. Feb 23, 1976. FDC Bicentennial cover. Edmund K. Smith 1824-1893 Education, Confederate General Last to surrender to the Union.

Florida City, Dedication of the Everglades as a National Park Dec. 5, 1947.

St. Augustine Florida 400th year 1565 to 1965.  FDC  Aug. 28, 1965

Cape Canaveral Feb. 20, 1962. Astronaut John H. Glenn Orbits the Earth.  FDC

Miami Florida Aug 4, 1929. First Sunday Flight air mail Miami to Atlanta

Armistice Day 1918  Cover with CDS of U.S.S. Pensacola

Florida’s Barefoot Mailman Belle Glade Oct. 5, 1955 cds .  Florida Federation Stamp Clubs

Aug.2, 1971. Kennedy Space Center, Fl. Commemoration of Decade of Space Achievements

May 14, 1973. Kennedy Space Center  SKYLAB Launch Commemorative medal and cover.

May 25, 1973. Kennedy Space Center, Fl. First Manned launch to SkyLab.  Medal and cover

Nov. 14, 1981 Cape Canaveral Columbia STS2 Mission Completed

Jan. 31, 1983  25th Anniversary of Explorer I, First U.S. Satellite in Space Cape Canaveral

Christmas, Fla. Dec. 25, 1945.

Gov. Napoleon Boneparte Broward, Riverboat Capt., Sheriff, Governor. Stamporee 1982

FLOREX  1958 Clearwater, Fla. Nov. 22, 1958 Fort Harrison Hotel (Miami cds)

FLOREX 1962, March 14. West Palm Beach Fl. cover Seminole Agency. Palm Beach Stamp

BOCA RATON, Florida Four commemorative covers

FLOREX 1964. 15TH Anniversary 1949- 1964. Clearwater, Fla. Jack Tar Harrison Hotel

FLOREX 1968. Nov. 1 1968. Clearwater, Fla. Jack Tar Harrison Hotel U.N. 20th Anniv.

FLOREX 1972. 125th year U.S. Postage 1847- 1972. Fort Harrison Hotel Clearwater, Fla.

FLOREX 1973. First U.S. Postal card to Commemorate its 100th anniversary 1873-1973.  United Nations and Meteorological Progress.  Nov. 3, 1973.

FLOREX 1973. Florex salutes Meteorological Progress. 79th Annual convention of S.P.A.

Bradenton, Fla. June 8 & 9, 1963 STAMPOREE 1963 “Landing of De Soto 1539

Cape Canaveral Station Mar. 29, 2004 First Day of Issue Mar. 29, 2004 with quarters.  U.S. Mint Official Commemorative coin Cover.

Cape Coral, Fla. Jul. 2, 1960. “America’s Last Remaining Mail Boats”

Cape Coral Rur. Sta. Fort Myers, Fla. Apr. 14, 1961 “America’s Last Remaining Mail Boats”

Christmas, Florida.  Two postcards Depicting Fort Christmas erected 1835, and Post Office

FLOREX Nov. 10, 1974. Clearwater, Fl. “25 Years Of Progress”

FLOREX, 1975 Nov. 8.  Clearwater, FL. 200 Years Fire Service in U.S.A. 1775-1975.

Bay Expo Sta. 1977. Clearwater, Fl. 50th Anniversary Lindbergh’s Flight: 1927-1977.

Stamporee Jun 22, 1957. Clearwater, Fla. Fort Harrison Hotel

1970 Clearwater Fla. 25th Anniversary United Postal Stationery Society 1970

Bay Expo 1975 Jun. 20. Clearwater, Fla. Bay Expo ’75 Salutes America’s Bicentennial

BAYPEX I FEB. 20, 1972 “STAMPING AROUND THE BAY” Clearwater, Fla.

BAYPEX II  Feb. 18, 1973. Clearwater, Fla. Salutes St. Petersburg Stamp Club 1923-1973.

BAYPEX, III. Feb. 16, 1974. Clearwater, Fla. Universal Postal Union 100th anniversary

Stamporee Convention Jun. 23,1957. Clearwater Florida

Clearwater, Fla. Clear Water Harbor Post Office established Aug. 20, 1859.

Florida Precancel Club Clearwater, Fla. 100th centennial Clear Water Harbor P.O. 1959

Clermont, Fla.  1958 Citrus Tower Sta. First Day Citrus Tower Post Office

STAMPOREE ’65.  TITAN III  6/18/65 Stamporee Convention Sta. Jun. 18,1965

STAMPOREE ’65.  ist. Titan IIIC Launch 6-18-65. Stamporee Convention. Sta.Cocoa Beach

STAMPOREE ’68  Cocoa Beach, Fla. Florida Federation of Stamp Clubs Jun.15, 1968

Coral Gables, Fla. May 17, 1938. National Air Mail Week  Chamber of Commerce

CORNWELL, FLA. Smallest open air Post Office in America honors the Executive Session Jamboree, Florida Federation of Stamp Clubs June 12,13, 1954 at Sebring Fla.

STAMPOREE ’89.  200th Anniversary of the Inauguration of George Washington as our First President.  Davie Fla. April 30, 1989.

Daytona, Beach, Fla.  Feb. 1933. International Speed Trials Daytona Beach, Florida

Daytona Beach, FLa. May 27, 1934

Eau Gallie, Fla. MISSEX 63 2nd Annual Exhibit Apr. 27, 1963

Eau Gallie, Fla. 3rd Annual Exhibit Missile Stamp Club MISSEX 64  Mar. 21, 1964.

Eau Gallie, Fla. MISSEX 66. Missile Stamp Club EX. STA. Apr. 17, 1966.

Eau Gallie, Fla. “This letter carried by PONY EXPRESS May 3, 1969 from Eau Gallie, Fla. to AMERICAN HERITAGE Scout Jamboree at Satellite Beach, Fla.

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, FL. MAR. 25, 1982 LT. COL. JIMMY DOOLITTLE “Tokyo Raiders” Training at Eglin Field March 1942.  40th Anniversary before The Raid on Tokyo

Florida City, Fla. Dec. 5, 1947. Everglades National Park First Day of Issue cover.

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Stamporee 1964 Florida Federation of Stamp Clubs

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. May 20, 1972. STAMPOREE ’72 Wildlife Conservation

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.  May 20, 1972 Cuban Philatelic Club  1st. Annual Meeting. Stampore

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 1962. Stamporee June 29, 30- July1.

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 1988 April 22-23.  Stamporee ’88 Fight Drug Abuse “Just Say No”

Fort Myers, Fla. Nov. 15, 1987. 6th Annual Manatee Celebration “Welcome Home Manatee

Fort Myers, Fla. Feb. 12, 1947.  Thomas Edison  First Day Cover

Fort Myers, Fla.  Feb. 12, 1947. “Visit Fort Myers The Thomas A. Edison Pageant of Light”

Fort Walton Beach, Fla. 1948. Billy Bowlegs Festival June 4th&5th West Florida Stamp Club Stamp Exhibition at Saint Simon’s on the Sound Highway 98 Ft. Walton Beach, Fla

Fort Walton Beach, Fla. 2nd Annual West Florida Stamp Exhibition  Dec. 12, 1970

Hialeah, Fla.  May 26, 1972. “Welcome Home From The Moon” Mattingly

Hialeah, Fla. Mar. 5, 1977. Miami River Regatta ’77

High Springs, Fla. May 5, 1984.  High Springs 1884 to 1984 Centennial Station

Hollywood, Florida Jan. 4-6, 1991 Saluting the Voyages of Columbus. Hollywood Beach Hilton Hotel Hollywood, Florida.   COVER

Hollywood, Fla,  10th Anniversary Year Hollywood Stamp Club World’s Largest

Hollywood, Fla. 25th Anniversary Hollywood Stamp Club 1969-1994

Homestead, Fla.  100th Anniversary Flamingo Post Office Opened Sept. 16, 1893.

Homosassa Springs, Fla. CITREX STATION  Mar. 24, 1979 Citrus Area Stamp Association

Hypoluxo, Fla.  May 17, 1948.  Air Mail Week  May 15-21, 1948.

Indian Key Station, Fla. Oct. 14, 1978 Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys

Indian Key Station Fla,. Oct 14, 1978. Indian Key State Park ground Breaking

Inverness, FLa. CITREX. Citrus Area Stamp Association Mar 18, 1978 Great Seal of Florida

Jacksonville, Fla. Oct. 10, 1992.   500th Anniversary Christopher Columbus Discovered America    Jaxpex Station

Kennedy Space Center, Fl. May 21, 1981. FDC “Space Achievement” in Gold Foil Stamps

Cape Canaveral, Fla. Jun. 22, 1973.   Skylab

Killarney, FL. “N’ TOP OF TH’ MORNIN’ TYE”  Mar. 17, 1975.

Lakeland, Fla.  “American Freedom Train with Former Southern Pacific Engine 4449 Visits Florida  7th Stop Lakeland December 16-19, 1976

Largo, Fla.  FLOREX 1958 Florida Federation of Stamp Clubs

Leesburg, Fla. FLOREX 1955. Lake County Philatelic Society Nov.4-6, 1955 Florida Citrus Tower Clermont, Florida.  Florex Convention Sta.

Leesburg, Fla. FLOREX 1960 Dora Canal, Tavares.   Nov. 6, 1960 Florex Station

Leesburg, FLA.  FLOREX 1960 Host: Lee County Philatelic Society. Bastille Park Our.Sta.

Melbourne, FL. Jun 17, 1980. 100th Anniversary establishment of U.S. Post Office

Melbourne, Fl.  Missile Stamp Club 5th lAnnual Exhibition Jun 17-18, 1967. In Memoriam Roger Chaffee, Virgil Grissom, and Edward H. White II.

Melbourne, Fl.  Dec. 4, 1986 Season’s 1986 Greetings card.

Merritt Island, Fl.  Space Shuttle Orbiter COLUMBIA Aug. 31, 1981 Kennedy Space Center

Merritt Island, FL.  Nov. 25, 1981. Shuttle Orbiter Returns to Kennedy Space Center

Miami, Fla. Jan. 11, 1934 Air Mail Field, Miami.  Sixth Annual Miami All-American Air Races Miami Florida January 11th, 12th, 13th 1934 Chamber of Commerce

Miami, FLA. Feb. 9, 1948. Annual Miami-Nassau Yacht Race

Miami, Fla.  Miami Stamp Expo ’80 Space Shuttle.  Jan. 11-13, 1980.

Miami, Fla.  Mar. 5, 1984 Four FDC  Commemorating different ORCHIDS.

Miami, Fla. June 10, 1960. First Day of Issue. cover

Miami Beach, Fla.  46th Annual Convention Lions International June 19-22, 1963

Miami Beach, Fla.   A.A.C.R.A.O. Convention Apr. “91” error in date stamp should be 19,1978

Miami Beach, Fla. Kiwanis Intl. Cone. Sta. Miami Beach Fl.33139 “SUNBOUND” K  June 28, 1978.

Miami Beach, Fl. South Florida Coin Club Mid-Winter Coin Convention Jan. 7, 1976

Miami Beach, Fla. Nov. 8, 1957. FLOREX The FloridaFederation of Stamp Clubs

Miami Beach, Fla. May 16, 1938 National Air Mail Week May 15-21, 1938

Miami Beach, Fla. Jul. 1, 1962. American Air Mail Society Convention

Miami Beach, Fla. Aug. 21-23, 1972. REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION

Miami Beach, Fla. July 10-13, 1972 DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION

Miami Beach, Fla. “Happy Birthday America” 200 years  July 4, 1976

Miami Beach, Fla. Jan. 8, 1976. South Florida Coin Club Mid-Winter Coin Convention Bicentennial Bus “LIBERTY”  Miami to Miami Beach.

Miami Beach, Fla. Mar. 11, 1976. AORN CONGRES STA.  “The Seafaring Tradition ”

Miami Beach, Fla. Jan 12, 1977. Tennis industry national buying show. Tinbs Conv. Sta.

Bicentennial Era “The American Craftsman”

Miami Beach, Fla.  Jul 5, 1976,

Miami Beach, Fla.  July 5, 1976. Bicentennial Era “The American Doctor”

Miami Beach, Fla. Apr. 28, 1977. AECT CONVENTION 1977

Miami Beach, Fla. May 26-28, 1984. Stamporee ’84 Honoring the Mailmen of “The Barefoot Route”

Miami Beach, Fla. Oct. 28, 1987.  AFL-CIO Convention Station

New Port Richey, Fla. Mar. 22, 1962.  Chasco Fiesta 1962 Avery Stamp Club. “Floating Parade on Pithlachascotee River”

New Port Richey, Fla. Jun 29, 1965  “50th Anniversary” Established June, 29, 1915.

New Port Richey, Fla.  Mar. 10, 1967. Chasco Fiesta 1967.

New Port Richey, Fla.  April 4, 1981 CHASPEX 1981 New Port Richey Stamp Club

New Smyrna Beach, Fla. June 6, 1968.  200th Anniversary 1768-1968.

Ocala, Fla.  Apr. 21, 1979.  Stamporee ’79 Salutes the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders Association April 20,21,22, 1979.

Orlando, Fla. Feb. 24, 1932.  “22nd Consecutive Central Florida Exposition Feb.23-27,1932

Orlando, Fla. April 29-30, 1932   Aircraft Show

Orlando, Fla. July 26, 1932.  Post Office Day July 26, 1932 Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Fla. Jan. 11, 1934. Doherty Cup Race Orlando, Florida Jan. 1934

Orlando, Fla.  WELCOME FLOREX convention Nov. 19-21, 1953. Buz Sawyer, Sweeny, and Baby Sister Welcome Florex.

Orlando, Fla. Oct. 23, 1971 “FLOREX Bowls You Over”  Oct. 22-24, 1971.

Orlando, Fla. Nov. 28, 1972. “WELCOME HOME FROM THE MOON” YOUNG

Orlando, Fla. Dec. 3, 1976. AMERICAN FREEDOM TRAIN Visits Florida 4th stop Orlando

Orlando, Fla. STAMPOREE ’85 Palm Beach Shores May 17-19, 1985 Honoring Henry Flagler “Flagler Made Florida” R.R. Pioneer, Developer, Philanthropist.

Palm Beach Shores, Fla. May 17, 1985 “Flagler Made Florida”  STAMPOREE ’85

Panama City, Fla. Sep. 10, 1977. PANPEX 77  Salute the Naval Coastal Systems Laboratory

Panama City, Fla. PANPEX 1975.

Panama City, Fla.  Sept. 4 & 5 1976.  10th Anniversary Bay County Stamp Club.

Panama City, Fla.  PANPEX 78  Salutes Tyndall Air Force Base 20th Anniversary William Tell Sept. 9-10, 1978. Bay County Stamp Club

Partrick Air Force Base, Fla. Nov. 6, 1985. EXPLORER- 29 GEOS-A

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Aug. 25, 1966. Apollo Spacecraft

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Oct. 23, 1968. Apollo 7 Crew Returns to Cape

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Oct. 22, 1968. Apollo 7 Atlantic, printed on unusual rubber substance. Rare and very interesting.

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Aug. 3, 1970. First POSEIDON  Submerged launch From ETR by U.S.S. James Madison

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Oct. 22, 1968.  1St. Manned Apollo Flight Apollo 7 Atlantic Splash Down

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla  First Manned APOLLO Flight  Launched Oct. 11th  Splash Down Oct. 22, 1968.

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. April 21, 1972. Polaris A3 Eastern Test Range fired from USS Patrick Henry SSBN-599

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.  20th Anniversary of First Public Launch of Matador Missile May 20, 1976

Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Nov. 13, 1981. Remote Manipulator System Tested okay

Perry, Fla. July 4, 1976., Rose Head Station Post Office

Perry, Fla.  June 25, 1977.  “Third-First Annual Mullet Festival”

Plant City, Fla. June 30, 1948. “Plant City Largest Producing District of Strawberries in winter in the World.

Punta Gorda, Fla. Apr. 18, 1980. Commemorating Charles Mitchell Johnson the famous “Barefoot Mailman”. 1853-1922.

Saint Augustine, Fla.  367th Anniversary Sept. 8, 1932

Saint Augustine, Fla. June 12, 1933. Commemorating Oglethorpe’s Siege of St. Augustine June 12-July 20, 1740.

Saint Augustine, Fla. March 9, 1966.  St. Augustine Cathedral Built 1798, restored 1965-1966.  Dedicated by William Cardinal Conway of Ireland March 9, 1966.

Saint Augustine, Fla. Oct. 30, 1966. THE GREAT CROSS, marks site where American Christianity began on Sept. 8, 1565.

Saint Augustine, Fla.  Jan. 24, 1981  STAUGPEX ’81   YMCA Stamp Club

Saint Leo, Fla.  Mar. 2, 1937.   St. Leo College Prep School

St. Petersburg, Fla. Jun. 12, 1932. Veterans of Foreign War  Commemorating State Encampment- Veterans of Foreign Wars June 12-14, 1932

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Jul. 4, 1932.  Commemorating 156th anniversary of Declaration of Independence.

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Aug. 4, 1932. Coast Guard Section Base Commander Reinburg. 142nd Anniversary of the establishment of the United States Coast Guard.

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Sept. 5, 1932 Commemorating Labor Day

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Nov. 11, 1932. ARMISTICE DAY

St. Petersburg, Fla.  May 14, 1932. “Welcome Southern Baptist Convention”

St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 25, 1933.  Commemorating 10th anniversary of St. Petersburg Stamp Club and third Annual Exhibition of stamps and air mail covers.

St. Petersburg, Fla. Mar. 21, 1935. Training quarters of “Braves” & “Yankees”  St. Petersburg Philately’s Winter Headquarters welcomes H.M.S. Danae Captain C.H. Knox-Little R.N.  March 1935

St. Petersburg, Fla. Mar. 29, 1938.  “Festival of the States March 29th thru April 1st.”

St. Petersburg, Fla. May 14-16, 1938 Tony Jannus Chapter 12 of the American Air Mail Society Annual Convention

St. Petersburg, Fla. Sep. 22, 1939.  Sun Celebration

St. Petersburg, Fla. Mar. 2, 1939.  WINPEX  Winter National Philatelic Exhibition

St. Petersburg, Fla. Aug. 4, 1940.   1790–August 4th– 1940   150th Anniversary U.S. Coast Guard

St. Petersburg, Fla. May 22, 1944.  SYMBOLS OF LIBERTY

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Nov.18 and 19, 1954 Covers   Sunshine Skyway. FLOREX convention

St. Petersburg,Fla.  Feb. 15, 1958. U.S. Post Office Dedication. 35th Anniversary  St. Petersburg Stamp Club

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Nov. 6, and 8th, 1959. Florida’s Quadricentennial. 1559 to 1959.  Florex Conv. Sta.

St. Petersburg, Fla. Nov. 16, 1972.   Postique Grand Opening Nov. 16, 1972.

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Dec. 15, 1976  American Freedom Train visits Florida 6th stop St. Petersburg  Dec. 10-15, 1976.

St. Petersburg, Fla. Nov. 3 and 5, 1978.  FLOREX ’78 Commemorates the 75th anniversary of the world speed record of 68.96 MPH set by Alexander Winton in his 1902 Winton Bullet NO. 1 at Daytona-Ormond Beach Fla. on March 28, 1903.

St. Petersburg, Fla. Nov. 4, 1979. FLOREX ’79 Salutes 10th  Anniversary of the First Moon Landing

St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb.23, 1980  Flag-Raising Iwo Jima 35th anniversary

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Nov. 6-8, 1981  FLOREX ’81.  Commemorating 200th anniversary of the Battle of Yorktown

St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 18, 1983. Commemorating First Open Air Post Office St. Petersburg Florida Established 1916.

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Apr. 17, 1983. STAMPOREE ’83  60th Anniversary  1923- 1983.

St. Petersburg, Fla. Nov. 2-4, 1984. FLOREX ’84  Commemorating China Stamp Society

St. Petersburg, Fla.   Oct. 26, 1985.  FLOREXm’85.   SEASHELLS

St. Petersburg, Fla.  Nov. 5, 1982. FLOREX Honoring Ponce de Leon Discoverer of Florida

Tallahassee, FLa. Feb. 23, 1976. National Governors’ Conference Official Bicentennial Medal.   Solid Sterling Silver Medal

Vero Beach, FLa. May 23, 1971. STAMPOREE ’71

West Palm Beach, Fla. May 1st. 1937. Dedication of United States Post Office

West Palm Beach, Fla. Nov. 3, 1956. FLOREX  Convention Station

West Palm Beach, FLa. FLOREX  Aug. 29, 1956

West Palm Beach, Fla. Dec. 21, 1976  “American Freedom Train”

West Palm Beach, Fla. Jun 12, 1955 “Jamboree Florida Federation Stamp Clubs.  Florida’s Barefoot Mailman

Winter Haven, Fla. Sept. 19, 1987 Constitution Station “1787 Bicentennial 1987”

Winter Park, Fla, June 17-19, 1976.  Celebrating The Dawn of Liberty 76 SUNPEX