IN-PERSON MEETING SCHEDULE  

MEETINGS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE BY ZOOM

SPRING / SUMMER 2022 SCHEDULE

It is requested that anyone who is NOT fully vaccinated
for COVID-19 should wear a mask

Our Doors Open @ 7:00PM. Refreshments are provided as always!

May 3, 2022
ANNUAL MEETING –  Election of Officers

Tuesday evening features a special agenda: 
* Review of the past year...acknowledging and honoring the many WSC members 
who have contributed to our success

* Election of officers for the coming year

* Preview of what lies ahead for our club...exciting new programs

* Special competitive activities with prizes for the winning team…...as in past years

 

May 17, 2022
"NEO-CLASSICAL WASHINGTON/FRANKLIN CANCELS"
presented by WSC member Clark Frazier

 

May 31, 2022
5TH TUESDAY – Informal gathering for bourse books,
assembly of club bourse books, use of WSC equipment for stamp I.D.

                           

June 7, 2022
WORKSHOP: THE WORLD OF EXPERTIZING

 

June 21, 2022
CLUB AUCTION – Last auction before the Fall – lots of bargains

 

July 19. 2022
SUMMER GET TOGETHER: BOURSE BOOKS 

 

August 16, 2022
SUMMER GET TOGETHER: BOURSE BOOKS
AND OUR ANNUAL SUMMER PHILATELIC PHLEA MARKET

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Meetings are normally held at
SPELLMAN MUSEUM OF STAMPS & POSTAL HISTORY
(use rear parking lot entrance)
241 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA (on the campus of Regis College)
Doors Open @ 7:00pm


Refreshments, Bourse Books & Philatelic "Phun" at All Meetings !

 

For More Information contact:
Norm Shufrin @ 508-877-3296 or normshu@verizon.net
website:www.walthamstampclub.org

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Our Recent Past Meetings

July 20,2021

We are returning to the Spellman Museum! In-Person!

We will be holding our annual summer "phlea market."

WSC members set up their tables and sell their philatelic wares.

August 24,2021

"The History of the Post Office through Stamps"

Presentation by Henry Lukas - Spellman Museum Education Director & WSC member

September 9, 2021
* CLUB AUCTION – Start the new year off with a philatelic “bang”
Club Members Sell & Public Invited to Bid – No Buyer’s Fee


September 21, 2021
SHOW ‘N TELL – bring your recently acquired philatelic items to share
With your fellow club members


October 5, 2021
WORKSHOP – “Watermark Detection” -Demonstration of WSC’s new
Watermark Detector facilitated by WSC member, Jessica Leuschner

October 19, 2021
CLUB AUCTION – stamps, covers, supplies, catalogs and lots more
Club Members Sell & Public Invited to Bid – No Buyer’s Fee

October 30 - 31  WALPEX 2021
The club’s annual stamp exhibit & bourse at the Regency Hotel in Boxborough
SHOW THEME: Halloween 2021

November 2, 2021
"Trees on Stamps Around the World"

WSC member, Robert Brew, will be our speaker for the evening.
We will be treated to a fascinating presentation entitled
"A Philatelic Perspective on the Many Uses of Trees."
Robert will show us a variety of worldwide stamps featuring interesting trees.

December 7, 2021

Our speaker for the evening will be acting Spellman Museum
curator and Waltham Stamp Club member, Nancy Meyer.

Her topic is entitled "Color Matters." This is a followup to her previous presentation.
It deals with the importance of color variances and its significant impact on stamp values.
Nancy will present examples and discuss methods for accurately detecting color differences.

December 21, 2021

OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY.
This will be our annual holiday meeting/party.  The Club will provide an assortment of
party snacks but if you'd like to bring a culinary treat you're welcome to do so.
Please contact Norm if you are bringing food.

In addition, we will hold our annual Yankee Swap, an event many of us look forward to each year.

The "swap" item should cost or have a real value of $15-$20. Philatelic items are preferred but
not essential. The gift should also be wrapped to disguise the true identity of the item.
You may wish to purchase something in the museum gift shop.  Participation in the Yankee Swap
s optional. Don't stay home because you would prefer not to participate!

January 4, 2022
    CLUB AUCTION – Start the new year off with a philatelic “bang”

Club Members May Sell & The Public Invited to Bid – No Buyer’s Fee

                                                                               

January 18, 2022

“SHOW AND TELL NIGHT”

February 1, 2022  

 WORKSHOP: ”Internet Sales Trends” – facilitated by WSC member George Cooley. 

George will begin with an explanation of the online marketplace and the variety of new sales opportunities.

He will then lead a discussion on each selling platform and solicit input from members regarding online sales.

February 15, 2022
THE WORLD OF RE-ENTRIES”

     presented by WSC member, Peter Lenk

 

March 1, 2022
“THE FAMOUS INVERTED JENNY”
presented by WSC member, Ed Sterling

The Scott C3A “Inverted Jenny” is arguably America’s best known stamp among collectors.
A single sheet of 100 red and blue stamps was printed with an inverted airplane.
How could this happen? Where are those 100 stamps today and who was the lucky man
who purchased that single sheet? Who was Jenny? Ed will reveal the fascinating story of the error.

March 15, 2022
CLUB WINTER AUCTION – stamps, covers, supplies, catalogs and lots more

Club Members Sell & Public Invited to Bid – No Buyer’s Fee

 

March 29, 2022
5TH TUESDAY – Informal gathering for bourse books, assembly of club

                                                 bourse books, use of WSC equipment for stamp I.D.

 

April 9, 2022
SPECIAL SATURDAY AM BRUNCH AND PROGRAM
“Historical Background of the 8 Chinese Model Opera Stamps”
presented by WSC member, Gail Mays
 

April 19, 2022
TOPICAL COLLECTING FORUM (details forthcoming)