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Cover to Cover: A Look at the Asiatic Fleet

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This temporary exhibit explores an overlooked aspect of stamp collecting (naval covers) through the seldom remembered part of the US Navy: the Asiatic Fleet. These artistically embellished mailing envelopes, postmarked aboard ships, became collectible almost from inception. This exhibit features naval covers from 13 Asiatic Fleet ships plus a variety of corresponding photographs and scale models. Please note that the museum is closed on Tuesdays.

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