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.

Join our nextMeeting:

GMCSC Monthly Meeting
April 22, 2024 at 7:30 PM
Kirkwood Community Center

Agenda:

  • 50/50 raffle (optional)
  • Attendance prize drawing
  • Business Meeting
  • Member Item Auction  (Jan-Oct)
  • Member Presentation or Activity

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MSDA - St. Louis, MOMSDA - St. Louis, MO
June 1, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM
Sunday 10 AM – 3 PM
FREE parking and admission

Other MSDA Shows

 

MSDA - St. Louis, MOMSDA - St. Louis, MO
October 5, 2024 - October 6, 2024

Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM
Sunday 10 AM – 3 PM
FREE parking and admission

Other MSDA Shows

 

St. Louis Stamp Expo - 2025St. Louis Stamp Expo - 2025
March 21, 2025 - March 23, 2025

  • Friday 10 AM to 6 PM
  • Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM
  • Sunday 10 AM to 3 PM

Admission for all 3 days is $5.00 per person.
Children under 16 are free.
Free Parking with Admission.

History of the St. Louis Stamp Expo


Recent Member Articles

  • Obscure Collecting: Liner Types
    …a “liner” is the backing that a self-adhesive stamp is on when you buy the stamps. Now we have to figure out how we see the different types, A, B, C, and D.
  • Saint Louis Stamp Expo – 2024 Photo Gallery
    The 31st St Louis Stamp Exp closed on March 24th, 2024 with over 400 paid attendees. The Greater Mound City Stamp Club was out in force showing off their matching club polo shirts. GMCSC Club members hold several key Expo show positions and the members at large provide help in setup, tear down, working registration and in the beginners’ room at the show. Enjoy some pictures from 2024 and we hope to see yet a bigger crowd in 2025! Grow Philatelty – SHARE!!
  • Scrambled Indicia
    In 1997, the USPS issued the first stamp using a new technology called “scrambled indicia.” Indicia is pronounced /inˈdiSH(ē)ə/ and is the plural noun of the word indicum. In this use, it means “indication or token.”
  • 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 Dishwasher
    The 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 Carisco
    Another article in the collection of Dead Countries by Phil Schorr. Check out Elobey, Annobon, and Carisco. Grow Philatelty – SHARE!!

Philatelic JeopardyPhilatelic Jeopardy
October 28, 2024

Philatelic Jeopardy is where we find questions for the answers of all things Philatelic!  Hosted by Guy Gasser.

GMCSC Christmas PartyGMCSC Christmas Party
December 5, 2024

It’s a fun time with lots of good food. Don’t miss out.

Club Member Event Only!


  • Did you Know? (Mar 2024)
    The first postage stamps issued in St. Louis with a first day of issue ceremony were the Louisiane Purchase Exposition Issue (Scott #323-327) on 30 April 1904.

  • Birth of Harold Lloyd
    by MysticStamp

    Film star Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. was born on April 20, 1893, in Burchard, Nebraska. Best known as a silent film star, he appeared in nearly 200 films, most notably Safety Last. The post Birth of Harold Lloyd appeared first on Mystic Stamp Discovery Center.

New Releases

Betty Ford

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Save Manatees

Silver Springs, FL 34488

Wedding Blooms

St. Louis, MO 63155

Current USPS Issues

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