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You found Anon E Mouse Cachets, a line of first day covers started in 1981 that always has a mouse in the cachet. First day covers provide an entertaining and educational hobby for people of all backgrounds. Welcome to a mouse-sized piece of that world!

Cachet Sampler

My moving parade of ten favorite cachet designs.

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Newest Design

The mouse in cachet number 364 is watching the lucky new year dog chew on curly bamboo.

Lunar New Year dog chews bamboo.


Recent Cachets

See the first day covers I produced in 2011, 2012 , 2013-14, 2015, 2016., 2017 and 2018.


How to Buy

You can buy featured covers on the Anon E Mouse Store page or the year links above by using PayPal. If you find other covers to your liking in the topical PDFs from my Lists page, order them by sending me an email. I will reply with an invoice, and ship after payment is received. Shipment is immediate for established returning customers.


The AFDCS

The American First Day Cover Society (AFDCS) is a non-profit organization that has served the philatelic community of First Day Cover collectors, cachetmakers, and dealers since 1955. I have been a member since 1982.


Exhibiting to Tell a Story

Here is how three frames of Mark Twain and Bret Harte material looked while on display at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus.

Three frames of Mark Twain and Bret Harte material

This 48-page exhibit was shown at three stamp shows in 2018, earning three different award levels: a silver, a large silver, and a vermeil.

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Cynthia Scott
4505 Chapel Drive
Columbus IN 47203

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