Enjoy Stamp Collecting?
We are a great group of men, women and youth that enjoy the hobby of kings. If you are interested in collecting, postal history or history in general this is a great group to learn from and share your knowledge.
About the Greater Mound City Stamp Club
- My One-Page Exhibit!The American Topical Association announces the opening of year four of its successful virtual exhibiting program, My One-Page Exhibit, starting December 15 and running through February 15, 2024. The exhibit program is free to enter and open to all. ATA membership is not required to participate. Rather than offering judging or popularity votes, the program focuses on expression, storytelling and sharing. The previous three years’ entries realized hundreds of exhibits from countries around the globe. Many entries were submitted by ATA members giving the global philatelic family a glimpse of our topical and other philatelic interests. Submissions included exhibits from the United… Read more: My One-Page Exhibit!
- Topical: Origins of the DishwasherThe story of Josephine Garis Cochran started when she was born on Mar.8, 1839, in Ashtabula County, Ohio, northeast of Cleveland. Her family influenced her to think outside of the box. Her mothers’ father, John Fitch, invented the first patented steamboat in the U.S. Her father, John Garis, was a civil engineer who managed several woolen mills, sawmills, and gristmills along the Ohio River. So, it was no wonder that when she saw a problem, she looked for a way to solve it.
- Dead Countries: Elobey, Annobon, and CariscoAnother article in the collection of Dead Countries by Phil Schorr. Check out Elobey, Annobon, and Carisco. Grow Philatelty – SHARE!!
- The Ass’s JawboneA stamp from Belize, Scott #1017 issued November 19, 1993, features an accordion player in the center, surrounded by other musicians playing maracas, drums, a guitar, and an unfamiliar instrument, the quijada (key-YAH-dah) or ass’s jawbone. Grow Philatelty – SHARE!!
- Stamp of ApprovalBy Hadley Mitchell and John Martin In September 1929, a man from New York selling office supplies went into the Andres Co. department store in Evansville and asked if a local stamp club existed. The query apparently led two local men, Arthur Romerhaus and Henry Meyer, to publish an article in the Evansville Courier asking anyone interested in stamp collecting to come to the store. Romerhaus and Meyer, a schoolteacher with a vast collection of Hawaiian stamps, were joined by seven others at a meeting. The Evansville Stamp Club became official on Oct. 2, 1929, and it’s still going strong… Read more: Stamp of Approval
- Recap of the Great American Stamp ShowIf you weren’t able to join us in Cleveland for GASS 2023, don’t worry — here is what you missed! Photo Album: Exhibitor Palmares: 2023 Stamp Show Palmares- Click Here! 2023 Literature Palmares – Click Here! Video Recap: Hopefully you can attend next year in Hartford, CT or during 2025 in Schaumburg, IL Grow Philatelty – SHARE!!
Dennis Bickel (Aug 2023)
Dennis Ripplinger (Aug 2023)
John Kendle (Aug 2023)
Jeff LaPonsie (Aug 2023)
Sheryl Rose (Aug 2023)
Larry Esterlen (June 2023)
Eric Lee (April 2023)
William Wathern (April)
Carol Hesselbein (March 2023)
Donald Chenevert, Jr. (March 2023)
Barb Horter (February 2023)
Noel “Chief” Stasiak (February 2023)
- Founding of the National Grange by MysticStamp
On December 4, 1867, Oliver Hudson Kelley established the National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry. The Grange organized America’s farmers into a powerful political and economic group that lobbied for "Granger Laws." The post Founding of the National Grange appeared first on Mystic Stamp Discovery Center.
March 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024
St. Louis Stamp Expo is a joint effort of the stamp clubs of St. Louis, Missouri and surrounding communities. St. Louis Stamp Expo is an APS World Series of Philately qualifying show.
- March 22nd, Friday 10 AM to 6 PM
- March 23rd, Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
- March 24th, Sunday 10 AM to 3 PM
Admission for all 3 days is $5.00 per person.
Children under 16 free.
Free Parking with Admission.