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Title: First day cover, USS CONNECTICUT, September 1, 1997

Accession Number: 1998.109.3
Type: first day cover
Maker: Electric Boat Div. of General Dynamics
Place: USA, CT, Groton
Date: 1997-09-01
Materials: paper
Description: First day cover commemorating the christening of the submarine, USS CONNECTICUT; left side has USS CONNECTICUT badge and reads "USS CONNECTICUT/ SSN 22/ CHRISTENING September 1, 1997/ SHIP SPONSOR Patricia L. Rowland/ ELECTRIC BOAT CORPORATION/ A GENERAL DYMANICS COMPANY"; stamp on upper right in the shape of Connecticut, reads "CHRISTENING STATION/ USS CONNECTICUT/ SEPTEMBER 1, 1997/ GROTON, CT 06340/ SSN-22"; has an insert with identical seal; text reads 'This envelope commemorating the/ Christening of/ USS CONNECTICUT SSN 22/ is sent as a memento with our/ compliments/ ELECTRIC BOAT CORPORATION/ A GENERAL DYNAMICS COMPANY/ 75 Eastern Point Road, Groton, Connecticut 06340-4989"; 32 cent stamp on outside envelope; excellent condition.

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