Arizona Postal History:

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CONTENTS

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MARICOPA COUNTY

Agua Caliente

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "AGUA CALIENTE, ARIZ. NOV 19 1936".

    Hand cancellation: "AGUA CALIENTE, ARIZ. JAN 6 1939".

    Hand cancellation: "AGUA CALIENTE, ARIZ. JUN 6 1941".

Aguila

    Hand cancellation: "AGUILA, ARIZ. DEC 18 1937".

    Hand cancellation: "AGUILA, ARIZ. OCT 27 1940".

    Hand cancellation: "AGUILA, ARIZ. MAY 3 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "AGUILA, ARIZ. MAY 12 1958".

Arlington

    Hand cancellation: "ARLINGTON, ARIZ. JUN 11 1927".

    Hand cancellation: "ARLINGTON, ARIZ. NOV 12 1957".

    This cacheted cover is for the first day of issue of the Postal Service Employees series of 10 different 8 cents postage stamps. Hand cancellation: "ARLINGTON, ARIZ. APR 30 1973".

    Hand cancellation: "ARLINGTON, AZ 85322 JUL 28 1995".

    Hand cancellation: "ARLINGTON, AZ 85322 USPS APR 8 2013".

Arlington: Centennial Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "CENTENNIAL STATION, ARLINGTON, AZ 85322 NOV. 23, 1999 | ARLINGTON POST OFFICE CENTENNIAL 1899-1999 |".

Avondale

    Hand cancellation: "AVONDALE, ARIZ. OCT 14 1933".

    Hand cancellation on back: "AVONDALE, AZ USPS AUG 27 1993".

    Hand cancellation: "AVONDALE, AZ 85323-9998 USPS MAR 14 2013".

Avondale-Goodyear

    Machine cancellation: "AVONDALE-GOODYEAR, AZ DEC 9 1983".

Boys Ranch

[DPO]

    This cacheted cover is for the opening day of the Boys Ranch Post Office. Hand cancellation: "BOYS RANCH, ARIZ. JAN 1 1961".

    Hand cancellation: "BOYS RANCH RUR. BR., CHANDLER, AZ 85224 AUG 28" [ca. 1977].

Buckeye

    Hand cancellation: "BUCKEYE, ARIZ. DEC 15 1923".

    Machine cancellation: "BUCKEYE, ARIZ. MAY 11 1929".

    Hand cancellation: "BUCKEYE, ARIZ. NOV 12 1931".

    Machine cancellation: "BUCKEYE, ARIZ. MAY 10 1939".

    Machine cancellation: "BUCKEYE, ARIZ. APR 19 1949".

    Special machine commemorative slogan cancellation: "BUCKEYE, AZ 85326 DEC 7 1987 | BUCKEYE VALLEY CENTENNIAL 1888 - 1988 |".

Buckhorn

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "BUCKHORN RUR. STA., MESA, ARIZ. AUG 8 1960".

Cactus

[DPO]

This was later made a station of the Phoenix Post Office.

    This cacheted cover features "Cactus", Ariz. Hand cancellation: "CACTUS, ARIZ. JAN 12 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "CACTUS, ARIZ. OCT 4 1951".

    Hand cancellation: "CACTUS, ARIZ. JUL 30 1962".

Carefree

    Hand cancellation: "CAREFREE, ARIZ. DEC 12 1967".

Carefree: Carefree CPU

    Hand cancellation: "CAREFREE CPU, AZ 85377 APR 11 2013".

Cashion

    Hand cancellation: "CASHION, AZ 85329 NOV 20 1971".

    Hand cancellation: "CASHION, AZ 85329 APR 18 1991".

    Hand cancellation: "CASHION, AZ 85329 APR 22 2013".

Cave Creek

    Hand cancellation: "CAVE CREEK, ARIZ. NOV 13 1963".

    Hand cancellation: "CAVE CREEK, AZ 85331 USPS APR 8 2013".

Cave Creek: Desert Foothills Stampede Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover features the Desert Foothills Stampede. Special hand pictorial cancellation: "DESERT FOOTHILLS STAMPEDE STATION, CAVE CREEK, ARIZONA 85331 APRIL 2ND 1977".

Cave Creek: Stampede Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the Cave Creek Stampede. Special hand pictorial cancellation: "STAMPEDE STATION, CAVE CREEK, ARIZONA 85331 APRIL 1 1978".

Cavecreek

[OPN]

This is an old spelling for Cave Creek.

    Hand cancellation: "CAVECREEK, ARIZ, FEB 20 1933".

    Hand cancellation: "CAVECREEK, ARIZ, FEB 18 1936".

    Hand cancellation: "CAVECREEK, ARIZ, SEP 12 1949".

Chandler

    Machine cancellation: "CHANDLER, ARIZ. JAN 8 1946".

    Machine slogan cancellation: "CHANDLER, ARIZ. MAY 9 1960 | PRAY FOR PEACE |".

    Machine cancellation: "CHANDLER, AZ 85224 NOV 20 1969".

Chandler: Andersen Springs Station

    Hand cancellation: "ANDERSEN SPRINGS STATION 85224 USPS OCT 23 2017".

Chandler Heights

    Hand cancellation: "CHANDLER HEIGHTS, ARIZ. JUL 14 1948".

    Hand cancellation: "CHANDLER HEIGHTS, ARIZ. JUN 29 1953".

    Hand cancellation: "CHANDLER HEIGHTS, ARIZ. NOV 15 1960".

Circle City

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "CIRCLE CITY, ARIZ. MAY 13 1966".

El Mirage

    Hand cancellation: "EL MIRAGE, ARIZ. APR 3 1950".

    Machine cancellation: "EL MIRAGE, AZ 85335 JAN 18 1973".

    Hand cancellation: "EL MIRAGE, AZ 85335 USPS NOV 21 1990".

Estrella

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "ESTRELLA, ARIZ. SEP 23 1936".

    Hand cancellation: "ESTRELLA, ARIZ. MAR 27 1940".

Estrella Hill

[OPN] [DPO]

This is an old name for Estrella.

    Hand cancellation: "ESTRELLA HILL, ARIZ. OCT 12 1931".

    Hand cancellation: "ESTRELLA HILL, ARIZ. JUN 27 1932".

Fountain Hills

    Hand cancellation: "FOUNTAIN HILLS BR., SCOTTSDALE, AZ USPO MAY 5 1980".

    Hand cancellation: "FOUNTAIN HILLS BR., SCOTTSDALE, AZ USPO JAN 9 1985".

    Hand cancellation: "FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ 85268 USPS APR 26 2013".

Fountain Hills: Fountain Hills Station

[TPS]

    Special hand slogan & pictorial cancellation: "Fountain Hills Station, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 August 1, 1994 | Post Office Grand Opening |".

Gila Bend

    Hand cancellation: "GILA BEND, ARIZ. JUL 9 1931".

    Hand cancellation: "GILA BEND, ARIZ. NOV 22 1933".

    Hand cancellation: "GILA BEND, ARIZ. DEC 5 1939 ( 1 )".

Gilbert

    Hand cancellation: "GILBERT, ARIZ. JUL 15 1935".

    Hand cancellation: "GILBERT, ARIZ. MAY 2 1944 | 1 |".

Gilbert: Fiesta Carrier Annex

    Hand cancellation: "FIESTA CARRIER ANNEX, GILBERT, AZ 85233-9990 APR 8 2013".

Gilbert: Gilbert Days Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "GILBERT DAYS STATION, GILBERT, AZ 85234 NOV 8 2014 ( PONY EXPRESS 30th ANNUAL RUN PASS IT ON! )".

Glendale

    Hand cancellation: "GLENDALE, ARIZ. APR 11 1918".

    Hand cancellation: "GLENDALE, ARIZ. SEP 18 1939 ( 1 )".

    Machine cancellation: "GLENDALE, ARIZ. MAR 27 1940".

Glendale: A. G. S. I. M. Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "A.G.S.I.M. STATION, GLENDALE, AZ 85306 NOV 10 1984".

Goodyear

    Hand cancellation: "GOODYEAR, ARIZ. FEB 15 1941".

    Machine cancellation: "GOODYEAR, ARIZ. MAR 26 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "GOODYEAR, AZ USPS AUG 27 1993".

    Hand cancellation: "GOODYEAR, AZ 85338-9998 USPS MAR 3 2015".

Guadalupe

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "GUADALUPE RUR. STA., TEMPE, ARIZ. APR 17 1963".

    Hand cancellation: "GUADALUPE RUR. STA., TEMPE, ARIZ. SEP 10 1966".

    Hand cancellation: "GUADALUPE RUR. STA., TEMPE, AZ 85283 SEP 11 1979".

Harqua

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "HARQUA, ARIZ. NOV 2 1931".

    Hand cancellation: "HARQUA, ARIZ. MAY 16 1932".

Higley

    Hand cancellation: "HIGLEY, ARIZ. APR 9 1943".

    Hand cancellation: "HIGLEY, ARIZ. JAN 21 1946".

    Hand cancellation: "HIGLEY, AZ 85236 JAN 8 1980".

Jokake

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "JOKAKE, ARIZ. JUN 20 1936".

    Hand cancellation: "JOKAKE, ARIZ. JAN 23 1937".

    Hand cancellation: "JOKAKE, ARIZ. AUG 31 1944".

Laveen

    Hand cancellation: "LAVEEN, ARIZ. OCT 9 1937".

    Hand cancellation: "LAVEEN, ARIZ. AUG 18 1939".

    Hand cancellation: "LAVEEN, AZ 85339 FEB 19 1969".

Liberty

[DPO]

    This cacheted cover salutes Armistice Day. Hand cancellation: "LIBERTY, ARIZ. NOV 11 1933".

    Two hand cancellations: "LIBERTY, ARIZ. DEC 31 1934"; and: "LIBERTY, ARIZ. JAN 1 1935".

Litchfield Park

    Hand cancellation: "LITCHFIELD PARK, ARIZ. JAN 22 1944".

    Machine cancellation: "LITCHFIELD PARK, ARIZ. APR 17 1951".

    Machine cancellation: "LITCHFIELD PARK, ARIZ. AUG 14 1954".

Luke Air Force Base

    Hand cancellation: "LUKE AIR FORCE BASE BR., GLENDALE, AZ, USPO OCT 1" [1955].

    Hand cancellation: "LUKE A.F.B., GLENDALE, AZ, USPO JAN 16 1984.

    Hand cancellation: "LUKE AFB POST OFFICE, GLENDALE, AZ 85309 USPS APR 8 2013".

Marinette

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "MARINETTE, ARIZ. MAY 8 1957".

    Hand cancellation: "MARINETTE, ARIZ. MAY 31 1957".

McDowell

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "McDOWELL, ARIZ. MAR 26 1909 | 2 |". [TPC]

Mesa

    Machine cancellation: "MESA, ARIZ. JAN 26 1920".

    Machine cancellation: "MESA, ARIZ. AUG 22 1924".

    Machine cancellation: "MESA, ARIZ. JAN 2 1940".

Mesa: ARIPEX Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover features the 1996 ARIPEX exhibition. Special hand pictorial cancellation: "ARIPEX STATION, MESA, AZ 85201 JANUARY 5 1996".

Mesa: ARIPEX 2013 Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover salutes the 2013 ARIPEX exhibition. Special hand pictorial cancellation: "ARIPEX 2013 STATION, MESA, AZ 85201 APRIL 19 - 20 2013".

Mesa: ARIPEX 2014 Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover salutes ARIPEX 2014 and the 100th anniversary of the U.S.S. Arizona. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "ARIPEX 2014 STATION, MESA, AZ 85201 FEBRUARY 21-23 2014 | USS ARIZONA 1914 - 2014 |".

Mesa: ARIPEX 2015 Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover features ARIPEX 2015 and Native American artists of the Southwest. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "ARIPEX 2015 STATION, MESA, AZ 85201 FEB 20-22 | NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS OF THE SOUTHWEST |".

Mesa: Desert Sage Branch

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "DESERT SAGE BR., MESA, ARIZ. USPO OCT 1 1962".

Mesa: Desert Station

    Hand cancellation: "DESERT STA., MESA, AZ 85206 NOV 19 1980".

    Hand cancellation: "DESERT STA., MESA, AZ USPS MAR 13 1992".

Mesa: Dobson Station

    Hand cancellation: "DOBSON STN., MESA, AZ USPS JUN 30 1989".

Mesa: Falcon Field Station

    Hand cancellation: "FALCON FIELD STA., MESA, AZ USPS MAY 10 1993".

Mesa: First Day of Issue

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the first day of issue of the 70 cents Wedding Cake Stamp. Special machine slogan cancellation: "| FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |   MESA, AZ 85201 FEB 22 2014".

Mesa: Grand Opening Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "GRAND OPENING STATION, MESA, AZ 85201-9998 JUNE 26 1996     MAIN OFFICE POSTAL RETAIL STORE".

Mesa: Legendary Playing Fields Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Legendary Playing Fields Station, Mesa, AZ 85201 July 9, 2001 | PLAY BALL! |".

Mesa: Main Office

    Hand cancellation: "MAIN OFFICE, MESA, AZ JAN 16 1987".

    Hand cancellation: "MAIN OFFICE, MESA, AZ USPS MAR 18 1992".

Mesa: Phoenix * Cactus COMICON 2006 Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 2006 COMICON. Special hand pictorial cancellation: "PHOENIX * CACTUS COMICON 2006 STATION, MESA, AZ 85201 SEPT. 23, 2006".

Mesa: Purple Heart Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover honors the Purple Heart. It has a special hand pictorial cancellation: "PURPLE HEART STATION, MESA, ARIZONA 85204 APRIL 2, 2004".

Mesa: Sherwood Station

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "SHERWOOD STA., MESA, AZ USPS MAY 18 1992".

    Hand cancellation: "SHERWOOD STATION, MESA, AZ USPS MAR 11 1998".

Mesa: Station 1

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. 1, MESA, AZ USPS MAR 18 1983".

Mesa: Station 2

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. NO. 2, MESA, ARIZ. USPO APR 20 1983".

Mesa: Station 3

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. 3, MESA, AZ 85201 MAR 23 1983".

Mesa: Station 5

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STATION #5, MESA, AZ APR 4 1983".

Mesa: Station 6

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STATION NO. 6, MESA, AZ 85203 MAR 22 1983".

Mesa: Station 8

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. 8, MESA, AZ USPS MAR 24 1983".

Mesa: Twin Knolls Station

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "TWIN KNOLLS STA., MESA, AZ USPS AUG 19 1976".

Mesa: Valle del Oro RV CPU

    Hand cancellation: "VALLE DEL ORO C/S #409, MESA, AZ 85209 USPS DEC 27 2017".

Mobile

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "MOBILE, ARIZ. JUL 30 1952".

    Hand cancellation: "MOBILE, ARIZ. JUL 21 1953".

Morristown

    Hand cancellation: "MORRISTOWN, ARIZ. FEB 20 1933".

    Hand cancellation: "MORRISTOWN, ARIZ. MAR 5 1935".

    Hand cancellation: "MORRISTOWN, ARIZ. MAR 12 1938".

New River: New River Mail Box CPU

    Hand cancellation: "NEW RIVER MAIL BOX CONTRACT STA 85087 JAN 25 2014".

Palo Verde

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "PALO VERDE, ARIZ. OCT 2 1942".

    Hand cancellation: "PALO VERDE, ARIZ. JAN 8 1954".

    Hand cancellation: "PALO VERDE, ARIZ. MAY 12 1960".

Paradise Valley: Paradise Valley CPU

    Hand cancellation: "PARADISE VALLEY CPU, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85254-3535 JUN 3 2013".

Peoria

    Hand cancellation: "PEORIA, ARIZ. MAY 22 1914".

    Hand cancellation: "PEORIA, ARIZ. AUG 23 1940 ( 1 )".

Peoria: Downtown Station

    Hand cancellation: "DOWNTOWN STATION, PEORIA, AZ 85345 APR 26 2013".

Phoenix

    Machine flag cancellation: "PHOENIX, ARIZ. JAN 10 1906 ( 1 )". [TPC]

    Machine flag cancellation: "PHOENIX, ARIZ. DEC 31 1908 ( 1 )". [TPC]

    Machine cancellation: "PHOENIX, ARIZ. JAN 2 1914".

Phoenix: AANA Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover salutes the 50th anniversary of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "AANA Station, Phoenix, AZ 85004 SEP 1 1981 | AANA   1931 - 1981 |".

Phoenix: Arcadia Station

    Hand cancellation: "ARCADIA STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPO JUL 24 1986".

    Hand cancellation: "ARCADIA STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPO MAR 11 1992".

Phoenix: Ahwatukee Station

    Hand cancellation: "AHWATUKEE STA., PHOENIX, AZ 85044 USPS FEB 7 2015".

Phoenix: American Topical Association Convention Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 12th Annual American Topical Association Convention. Hand cancellation: "AMERICAN TOPICAL ASS'N CONV. STA., PHOENIX, ARIZ. JUN 13 1963".

Phoenix: ARIPEX Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the centennial of Helvetia and is for the 1981 ARIPEX. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "ARIPEX STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85013 JAN 16 1981 | "OH SAY CAN YOU SEE" NATIONAL ANTHEM ADOPTED 1931 |".

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "ARIPEX STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85004 JANUARY 22, 1988".

    This cacheted cover is for the first day of issue of the 1 dollar Seaplane 1914 postage stamp. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "ARIPEX STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85004 APR 20 1990 ( APS     MCS )".

    This cacheted cover is for the 1992 ARIPEX Exhibition. Special hand pictorial cancellation: "ARIPEX STATION, Phoenix, AZ 85004 January 19, 1992".

Phoenix: ARIPEX Exhibition Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 1959 ARIPEX Exhibition. Special hand cancellation: "ARIPEX EXHIBITION STATION, PHOENIX, ARIZ. APR 3 1959".

Phoenix: ARIPEX '61 - A. P. S. Exhibition Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover features the 50th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt Dam and the 1961 ARIPEX Exhibition. Special hand slogan cancellation: "| ARIPEX '61 - A. P. S. EXHIBITION STA. | PHOENIX, ARIZ. MAR 18 1961".

Phoenix: ARIPEX '75 [Station]

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 1975 ARIPEX Exhibition. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "ARIPEX '75, PHOENIX, AZ. APR 27 1975 | APS SPRING MEETING     UPSS SPRING CONVENTION |".

Phoenix: Arizona State Fair Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 1972 Arizona State Fair. Hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "ARIZONA STATE FAIR STA., PHOENIX, AZ 850 OCT 27 1972 | OCT. 27- NOV. 12 1972 FOR FUN AND EDUCATION |".

Phoenix: Bank One Ballpark Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the opening day of Bank One Ballpark. Hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "BANK ONE BALLPARK STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85004 March 31st 1998 | INAUGURAL SEASON |".

Phoenix: Bicentennial Birthday Celebration [Station]

[TPS]

    Special hand Slogan cancellation: "Bicentennial Birthday Celebration, Phoenix, Arizona July 4, 1976   Dawning of the Third Century of Independence   Encanto Park".

Phoenix: Cactus Station

    Hand cancellation: "PHOENIX, AZ 85032 USPS APR 23 2013".

Phoenix: Cactus Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 40th Annual Cactus Show, Desert Botanical Garden. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "CACTUS STATION, PHOENIX, ARIZONA 85032 FEB. 14, 1987 | 50th ANNIVERSARY -- DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN |".

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "CACTUS STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85008 JUN 23 1987 | CACTUS & SUCCULENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA | ( PHOENIX 87 C.S.S.A. CONVENTION )|".

Phoenix: Capitol Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the 75th anniversary of Arizona statehood. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "CAPITOL STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85007 FEB. 14 1987 | ARIZONA STATEHOOD -- 1912 - FEB. 14 - 1987 |".

Phoenix: Caravan Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the 50th anniversary of Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "CARAVAN STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85034 MAY 23 1981 | 50th Anniversary |".

Phoenix: Civic Center Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "CIVIC CENTER STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85004 FEB. 28 1986 | A SIGHT TO SEE, A WONDER TO BEHOLD. 20TH CENTURY RETURN, HALLEY'S COMET |".

Phoenix: Daisy Mountain Station

    Hand cancellation: "DAISY MOUNTAIN STATION, PHOENIX, ARIZONA APR 6 2013".

Phoenix: Deer Valley CPU

    Hand cancellation: "DEER VALLEY CPU, PHOENIX, AZ 85027-2567 JAN 24 2014".

Phoenix: Desert Hills Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the "Wild/Wild West". Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "DESERT HILLS STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85008 NOV. 20 1983 | REMEMBERING THE "WILD/WILD WEST"     PHOENIX STAMP SHOW |".

Phoenix: First Day of Issue

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the first day of issue of the 1962 Arizona Statehood 4 cents postage stamp. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "PHOENIX, ARIZ. FEB 14 1962 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "PHOENIX, AZ 85026 APR 26 2000   | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE | WILE E. COYOTE & ROAD RUNNER".

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Phoenix, AZ 85026 FEBRUARY 14, 2012   First Day of Issue ARIZONA Statehood".

Phoenix: Income Tax Deadline Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial cancellation: "Income Tax Deadline Station, Phoenix, AZ 85026 APRIL 15 1987".

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Income Tax Deadline Station, phoenix, az 85026 APRIL 16, 1990   FOR PHILATELIC PURPOSES ONLY ".

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "INCOME TAX DEADLINE STATION, Phoenix, Arizona 85026 APRIL 15, 1992 | Attack of the 1040s   Playing NOW at a Post Office near you! |".

Phoenix: Indian School Station

    Hand cancellation: "INDIAN SCHOOL STA., PHOENIX, ARIZ. JAN 7 1950 | 1 |".

    Hand cancellation: "INDIAN SCHOOL STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPO JAN 4 1980".

Phoenix: Luhrs Station

[DPO]

    Machine cancellation: "LUHRS STA., PHOENIX, ARIZ. APR 6 1926".

    Machine cancellation: "LUHRS STA., PHOENIX, ARIZ. NOV 19 1926".

    Machine cancellation: "LUHRS STA., PHOENIX, ARIZ. DEC 15 1926".

Phoenix: Maryvale Station

    Hand cancellation: "MARYVALE STA., PHOENIX, ARIZ. NOV 1 1960".

Phoenix: McDowell Station

    Hand cancellation: "McDOWELL STA., PHOENIX, ARIZ. JAN 7 1950 | 1 |".

Phoenix: Northeast Station

    Hand cancellation: "NORTHEAST STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPO JAN 18 1984".

    Hand cancellation: "NORTHEAST STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPO JUL 17 1986".

    Hand cancellation: "NORTHEAST STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPO AUG 27 1993".

Phoenix: Northwest Station

    Hand cancellation: "NORTHWEST STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPO JAN 15 1984".

    Hand cancellation: "NORTHWEST STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPO JUL 18 1986".

Phoenix: Osborn Station

    Hand cancellation: "OSBORN STA., PHOENIX, AZ USPS DEC 21 1993".

Phoenix: Papal Visit Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "PAPAL VISIT STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85026 SEP 14 1987 | THE VISIT OF POPE JOHN PAUL II |".

Phoenix: Phoenix Zoo Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 25th anniversary of the Children's Zoo and Phoenix Zoo. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "PHOENIX ZOO STATION, PHOENIX, AZ. 85008 NOVEMBER 21, 1987 | -- THE PHOENIX ZOO -- 1962 - 1987 |".

Phoenix: Phoenix Stamp Fair Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "PHOENIX STAMP FAIR STATION, PHOENIX, ARIZONA 85008 JAN 16 1988   OLYMPIAD 1988 Honoring the Summer Games ".

Phoenix: PPA '73 Jubilee [Station]

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Phoenix Philatelic Association exhibitions. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "PPA '73 JUBILEE, PHOENIX, ARIZONA MAY 26 1973 | PHOENIX PHILATELIC ASSN. 1923-GOLDEN JUBILEE-1973 |".

Phoenix: Rotary International Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "Rotary International Station, Phoenix, AZ 85044 APR 14 1989   "Service Above Self" ".

Phoenix: Townhouse Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover features the Pueblo Grande Museum. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "TOWNHOUSE STATION, PHOENIX, AZ 85013 MARCH 21 1982 ( HOHOKAM EXPERIENCE     PUEBLO GRANDE - 1924/1982 )".

Phoenix: World Sci Fi Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover features the 36th World Science Fiction Convention. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "WORLD SCI FI STA., PHOENIX, AZ 85003 SEP 1 1978 ( IGUANACON 1 )".

Queen Creek

    Hand cancellation: "QUEEN CREEK, ARIZ. OCT 10 1949".

    Hand cancellation: "QUEEN CREEK, ARIZ. JUN 2 1959".

Rio Verde

    Hand cancellation: "RIO VERDE BR., SCOTTSDALE, AZ USPS MAY 15 1991".

    Hand cancellation: "RIO VERDE, AZ A636 USPS APR 8 2013".

Salome

    Hand cancellation: "SALOME, ARIZ. DEC 17 1927" The auxiliary marking says "Found in Surplus Equipment, Kansas City, Mo."..

    Machine cancellation: "SALOME, ARIZ. SEP 7 1948".

    Machine cancellation: "SALOME, ARIZ. MAY 24 1953".

Scottsdale

    Hand cancellation: "SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. DEC 24 1914".

    Machine cancellation: "SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. MAR 9 1949".

    Machine cancellation: "SCOTTSDALE, AZ. DEC 8 1966".

Scottsdale: Bald Eagle Days Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover features the 1986 Bald Eagle Days. It has a special hand pictorial cancellation: "BALD EAGLE DAYS STATION, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85251 APRIL 12, 1986".

Scottsdale: Centennial Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the centennial of the Scottsdale Post Office. It has a special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "CENTENNIAL STATION, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85251-9998 FEB. 20, 1997 | 100TH ANNIVERSARY SCOTTSDALE POST OFFICE FEB. 20, 1897 |".

Scottsdale: Grand Opening [Station]

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover features the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. It has a special hand slogan cancellation: "grand opening. Scottsdale, AZ 85251 February 14, 1999 | scottsdale museum of contemporary art |".

Scottsdale: Hopi Station

    Hand cancellation: "HOPI STA., SCOTTSDALE, AZ USPO JAN 7 1980".

Scottsdale: Main Office

    Hand cancellation: "MAIN OFFICE, SCOTTSDALE, AZ USPS JUL 21 1999".

Scottsdale: Phoenix Open Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 1999 Phoenix Open. It has a special hand pictorial cancellation: "PHOENIX OPEN STATION, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85255 JANUARY 31, 1999".

Scottsdale: Pinnacle Peak Branch

    Hand cancellation: "PINNACLE PEAK BR. 635, SCOTTSDALE, AZ USPS FEB 9 2015".

Scottsdale: Rawhide Station

[TPS]

    Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "RAWHIDE STATION, SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85255-9998 August 7, 1999   6th Annual BRING IN THE CLOWNS August 7 1999".

Scottsdale: Station No. 1

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. NO. 1, SCOTTSDALE, AZ USPO APR 19 1983".

Sentinel

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "SENTINEL, ARIZ. JUN 15 1932".

    Hand cancellation: "SENTINEL, ARIZ. FEB 26 1957".

Sun City

    This cacheted cover is for the opening day of the Sun City Post Office. It has a hand cancellation: "SUN CITY, ARIZ. APR 4 1960".

Sun City: Anniversary Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the 25th anniversary of Sun City. It has a pictorial & slogan hand cancellation: "ANNIVERSARY STATION, SUN CITY, AZ 85351 JAN 11 1985 | 1960 - 1985   25th Anniversary |".

Sun City: First Day of Issue

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the first day of issue of the Aging Together 20 cents postage stamp. It has a machine slogan cancellation: "SUN CITY, AZ 85351 MAY 21 1982 | FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |".

Sun City: Station No. 1

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. 1, SUN CITY, AZ USPO MAY 14 1983".

Sun City: Station No. 3

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. NO. 3, SUN CITY, AZ USPO MAY 12 1983".

Sun City West: Station No. 13

    Hand cancellation: "STA NO 13, SUN CITY WEST, AZ USPS JUN 11 2013".

Sun City West: 25th Anniversary Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the 25th anniversary of Sun City West. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "25th Anniversary Station, Sun City West, Arizona 85375 Feb. 15, 2003 | 1978 - 2003 |".

Sun Lakes

    Hand cancellation: "SUN LAKES BR., CHANDLER, AZ 85224 JAN 21 1984".

Sun Lakes: Sun Lakes CPU

    Hand cancellation: "SUN LAKES CONTRACT POSTAL UNIT, CHANDLER, AZ 85248 APR 18 2013".

Sunflower

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "SUNFLOWER, ARIZ. FEB 20 1948".

    This cacheted cover features Sunflower, Arizona. Hand cancellation: "SUNFLOWER, ARIZ. MAR 22 1948".

Sunnyslope

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "SUNNYSLOPE, ARIZ. JUN 11 1952 ( 1 )".

    This cacheted cover commemorates Arizona's 50th anniversary of statehood. Hand cancellation: "SUNNYSLOPE, ARIZ. JUN 18 1962 ( 1 )".

Surprise

    Two different hand cancellations: "SURPRISE RUR. STA., PEORIA, ARIZ. USPO MAR 30 1963" and "SURPRISE, ARIZ. MAR 30 1963".

    Hand cancellation: "SURPRISE, ARIZ. SEP 23 1965".

    Hand cancellation: "SURPRISE, AZ 85374 JUN 12 2013".

Surprise: Station No. 11

    Hand cancellation: "STA NO 11, SURPRISE, AZ USPS MAY 28 2013".

Tempe

    Hand cancellation: "TEMPE, ARIZ. AUG 12 1907". [TPC]

    Hand cancellation: "TEMPE, ARIZ. DEC 27 1910". [TPC]

    Hand cancellation: "TEMPE, ARIZ. SEP 21 1921 ( 1 )".

Tempe: ARIPEX Exhibition Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 1979 ARIPEX. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "ARIPEX EXHIBITION STATION, TEMPE, ARIZONA 85281 JAN 14 1979 ( "MAN IN THE MAZE" PIMA INDIAN MOTIF )".

Tempe: First Day of Issue

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the first day of issue of the 22 cents aerogramme. Special machine slogan cancellation: "| FIRST DAY OF ISSUE |   Tempe, AZ 85282 JAN 16 1976".

Tempe: Petersen House Centennial Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover commemorates the centennial of the Petersen House. Special hand pictorial cancellation: "Petersen House Centennial Station, Tempe, AZ 85282 October 25, 1992".

Tempe: Station No. 1

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. NO. 1, TEMPE, ARIZ. USPO APR 22 1983".

Tempe: Station No. 7

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "STA. NO. 7, TEMPE, AZ USPO APR 21 1983".

Tempe: Super Bowl XXX Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 1996 Super Bowl. Special hand pictorial cancellation: "SUPER BOWL XXX STATION, TEMPE, ARIZONA 85281 JANUARY 28TH, 1996".

Tempe: Tempe Historical Museum Station

[TPS]

    This cacheted cover is for the 3rd National Philatelic Literature Fair. Special hand pictorial & slogan cancellation: "TEMPE HISTORICAL MUSEUM STA., TEMPE, AZ 85282 JAN 17 1976 | THIRD ANNUAL NATIONAL PHILATELIC LITERATURE FAIR     ARIZONA PHILATELIC RESEARCH LIBRARY a non-profit corporation     RESEARCH DEVELOPS EDUCATION |".

Tolleson

    Hand cancellation: "TOLLESON, ARIZ. JUL 27 1930 | 1 |".

    Machine cancellation: "TOLLESON, ARIZ. JUL 5 1957".

    Hand cancellation: "TOLLESON, AZ 85353 MAY 1 1992".

    Hand cancellation: "TOLLESON, AZ 85353 USPS APR 26 2013".

Tonopah

    Hand cancellation: "TONOPAH, AZ 85354 JAN 12 1981".

    Hand cancellation: "TONOPAH, AZ 85354 AUG 15 1991".

    Hand cancellation: "TONOPAH, AZ 85354 NOV 1 1993".

Tortilla Flat

    Hand cancellation: "TORTILLA FLAT, ARIZ. MAR 17 1947".

    Hand cancellation: "TORTILLA FLAT, ARIZ. FEB 5 1963".

Tortilla Flat: Tortilla Flat CPU

    Hand pictorial cancellation: "TORTILLA FLAT CPU #134, AZ 85119 USPS MAR 12 2013".

    This cacheted cover features Tortilla Flat. Hand pictorial cancellation: "TORTILLA FLAT CPU #134, AZ 85119 USPS JAN 26 2015".

U. S. Postal Service, AZ 852

[DPO]

    Machine pictorial & slogan cancellation: "U. S. POSTAL SERVICE, AZ 852 MAY 4 1973 | Remember- Only you can PREVENT FOREST FIRES | ".

    Machine slogan cancellation: "U. S. POSTAL SERVICE, AZ 852 4A AUG 2 1973 | HELP GOODWILL INDUSTRIES HELP THE HANDICAPPED |".

    Machine pictorial & slogan cancellation: "U. S. POSTAL SERVICE, AZ 852 1B FEB 12 1974 | GIVE THE UNITED WAY |".

Waddell

    Hand cancellation: "WADDELL, ARIZ. JUL 9 1965".

    Hand cancellation: "WADDELL, AZ 85355 OCT 28 1969".

    Hand cancellation: "WADDELL, AZ 85355 USPS APR 8 2013".

Wickenburg

    Hand cancellation: "WICKENBURG, ARIZ. DEC 30 1912".

    Machine cancellation: "WICKENBURG, ARIZ. FEB 13 1940".

    Machine cancellation: "WICKENBURG, ARIZ. NOV 30 1941".

Williams Air Force Base

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "WILLIAMS AIR FORCE BASE BR., CHANDLER, ARIZ. APR 10 1984".

    Hand cancellation: "WILLIAMS AIR FORCE BASE BR., CHANDLER, ARIZ. FE 20 1985".

Wintersburg

[DPO]

    Hand cancellation: "WINTERSBURG, ARIZ. MAR 24 1939".

Wittmann

    Hand cancellation: "WITTMANN, ARIZ. FEB 4 1943".

    Hand cancellation: "WITTMANN, ARIZ. AUG 23 1948".

    Hand cancellation: "WITTMANN, ARIZ. JUL 20 1953 ( 1 )".

Youngtown

    Machine cancellation: "YOUNGTOWN, AZ 85363 JUL 28 1994".

    Hand cancellation: "YOUNGTOWN, AZ 85363 USPS APR 1 2013".



Old Tucson Post Office, circa late 1940s


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