April Fools has come and gone, but we are not foolin’. We have a really nice auction for our first meeting in April. 7:00 PM at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, NW 15th and Harvey, in Room 207, at the top of the stairs on the west end of the building.
Like Ed Sullivan used to say (or was it Joe Crosby?) = REEEELY BIG!!!!
Plus APS AND OPS CIRCUITS. Lots to add to your collection, at prices made by other collectors.
The March meeting of the Oklahoma Postal History Society will be held this Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, Room 207.
Joe Crosby will present a very interesting program about CLEVELAND COUNTY POSTAL HISTORY Joe has asked us to please bring any postal markings from Cleveland County post offices other than Norman, Moore, Noble, and Lexington, and even anything really special for any of those four towns as well.
As usual the meeting will be preceded by dinner at Louie’s midtown at 1215 N. Walker at 6:00 PM for those that don’t like to miss a meal.
See you there.
By the way, don’t be too surprised if there is nothing presented about Ohio. Well, unless Joe decides to sing a few songs from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
OKPEX 2017 Announcement: OKPEX 2017 Announcement
Additional information concerning OKPEX 2017 including the Prospectus, Entry Form, and Schedule can be found by clicking on the OKPEX Tab near the top of the page.
Dear fellow Oklahoma Postal History Society members,
This year at OKPEX I will be giving a talk on the post offices established in 1889 in the Unassigned Lands as a result of the land run. I will also be exhibiting this material.
I have yet to see the following list of covers and I am hopeful you can help me obtain them or, at least, provide a scan of these so that I may be more authoritative and complete in my presentation. All of the following post office names were used in more than one county (except Idelah) so please be careful to note the year of your cover.
Will You please look for the following covers during the dates listed below for me and report if you have them or know where they may be located? I know some of these existed in 1965 because Signorelli and Cardwell listed some of them.
Cimarron City 1889-94
Rock Island 1889-98
Many thanks for your efforts in helping with this. I am hoping to hear from you soon.
Also, I will be giving a program updating more complete information on RFD and 20th Century Fancy Cancels from Oklahoma at this next Tuesday’s (Feb 14, 2017) meeting. I am looking forward to seeing you then.
Brady Hunt, President Oklahoma Postal History Society
8000 SE 15th St
Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110
Joe Crosby will be presenting at TEXPEX later this month. His talk, which will be of great interest to those of us in Oklahoma, is scheduled for 1 PM on Friday, February 24th.
His talk centers around what he calls “Postal History Across The Red River”.
He will show 3 different very intriguing covers mailed by people living in Texas – just across the Red River – who used Oklahoma Post Offices for reasons he will explain.
16 members of our club will also enter a page each in the annual “Club Competition”.
Full details about the 2017 TEXPEX can be found at: http://www.texpex.org
Oklahoma Postal History Society Programs 2017
Jan 10 Oklahoma Panhandle Border Post Offices Joe Crosby
Feb 14 UPDATES TO PRIOR PROGRAMS eg. RFD, 20th Cent Fancy Cancels Brady Hunt
Mar 14 Cleveland County Post Offices Joe CROSBY
Apr 11 OKLA. AUXILIARY MARKINGS – Advertised, Returned to Sender, etc. ALL
May 9 Vinita P.H. and The Vinnie Ream Story / Stevens Cover Joe Crosby
Jun 13 OKPEX PRESENTATION THE RUN of ’89 POST OFFICES Brady Hunt
Jul 11 OKPEX SHOW AND TELL
Aug 8 To be Announced
OKLAHOMA CITY STAMP CLUB PROGRAMS – 2017
JAN 3 LINDA WEBB – LIONS CLUB on Stamps
Jan 17 SHOW AND TELL
Feb 7 BIG CLUB AUCTION
Feb 21 The National Parks (RMPL VIDEO)
Mar 7 To be Announced _______________________________
Mar 21 RON HARSHAW ODD LOTS
April 4 CLUB AUCTION
Apr 18 THE IMPORTANCE OF PHILATELIC LITERATURE JOE CROSBY
May 2 To be Announced _________________________________
May 16 REAL PHOTO POSTCARDS CHARLES WALLIS
JUN 6 CLUB AUCTION
JUN 15 OKPEX SETUP JUN 16 – 17 OKPEX OUR ALLNUAL STAMP SHOW AT REED CENTER IN MIDWEST CITY
JUN 20 SHOW AND TELL FROM OKPEX
JUL 4 NO MEETING JULY 4th
JUL 18 U.S. – GERMANY SEAPOSTS (RMPL VIDEO)
AUG 1 Suzie Campbell Olympic Equestrians
AUG 5 OCSC ANNUAL FUN FEST
AUG 15 NO MEETING
Tuesday, Dec. 13th the Oklahoma Postal History Society will meet at Louie’s 1215 N. Walker at 6:00 and At St. Luke’s Methodist Church on NW 15th and Harvey at 7:00 PM.
The program will be:
The 1957 Oklahoma Semi-Centennial Stamp Issue.
James Weigant has put together a very interesting collection related to this stamp, including at least one unique item. His presentation promises to be very interesting, and one you don’t want to miss.
The Oklahoma City Stamp Club meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7 PM. Meetings are held at:
St. Luke’s Methodist Church – Room 204
NW 15th & Harvey
Oklahoma City, OK
THERE IS PARKING ON THE North Side of NW 15th Street or on the West Side of N. Harvey Avenue. If you want to use the elevator to get to the 2nd floor, it is recommended you park in the West Lot and enter through the NW Door to the Church Building. The Elevator will be on your right. Then follow the signs to Room 204. (See map below)
The meetings are always fun and educational, and everyone is invited to attend. We guarantee to make you feel welcome whether you are young or just young at heart.
Dinner at KD’s in Bricktown
Here is the schedule for the rest of 2016. If a meeting is listed as TBA, the topic will be forthcoming soon.
Open House, and
A Great Presentation On The World’s Rarest Stamp.
Real Show and Tell (Everyone bring one item and tell about it)
Tell Us About Yourself (Clark Ovrebo program leader)
PLUS: NEW NAME TAGS WILL BE AVAILABLE!!
OCT. 4: AUCTION
OCT. 18: TBA
NOV. 1: TBA
NOV 15: Brady Hunt Oklahoma Hotel Covers
DEC 6: AUCTION OR XMAS PARTY
DEC 20: XMAS PARTY
Joe Crosby has the following programs and speakers scheduled for the next few months. You will see that some nights are still open, and we would welcome your suggestions – and even better your offer to handle one of these open dates.
SEPT 1 THE BIG CLUB KICKOFF AUCTION
SEPT 15 ________________________________
OCT 6 AUCTION
OCT 20 JOE CROSBY – ROBBERY IN OKLAHOMA POSTAL HISTORY: Mail carrier Thief , Stealing PO’s , Robbing A Mail Train, Stolen Cars/ horses on reward cards.
NOV 3 ____________________________________
NOV 17 ____________________________________
DEC 1 AUCTION
DEC 15 XMAS PARTY
Schedule For 2016
JAN 5 __________________________________________
JAN 19 Dr. CLARK OVREBO – MUSHROOMS ON STAMPS
FEB 2 AUCTION
FEB 16 APS POSTALLY USED VALENTINES OF THE 19th CENTURY – DVD PROGRAM
MAR 1 DREW KERSHEN POSTAL HISTORY OF SLAVERY’S END IN THE NEW WORLD
MAR 15 ___________________________________________________
APR 5 AUCTION
APR 19 LINDA WEBB LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL 100th ANNIVERSARY ON STAMPS
MAY 3 APS DOCTORING OF POSTAGE STAMPS – PHILATELISTS BEWARE – DVD PROGRAM
MAY 17 _____________________________________________________
JUN 7 AUCTION
JUN 16 OKPEX Setup
JUN 17-18 OKPEX
JUN 21 NO MEETING
JUL 5 AUCTION
JUL 19 _____________________________________________
AUG 2 ICE CREAM SOCIAL
AUG 6 FUNFEST
AUG 16 NO MEETING