First: FUN FEST WAS BIG SUCCESS- Thank you to Steve Brandt, James Thomas, Charles Wallis, Frank Schultz, and Joe Crosby for buying tables and bringing their stuff for others to purchase. Those “Others” included over 25 buyers, making the HOT day a COOL day for collecting.
AUGUST is a’Comin’ and our first and only August meeting will be 7th. We will have circuits and everyone is asked to PLEASE BRING A SHOW AND TELL ITEM OF SOME KIND.
Aug 21st there will BE NO MEETING.
SEPTEMBER KICKS OFF THE FALL PROGRAM SCHEDULE. IF YOU HAVE A PROGRAM YOU WOULD LIKE TO GIVE ANY lst or 3rd TUESDAY FROM SEPT. 2012-
AUG. 2013, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS SEND AN EMAIL TO JOE CROSBY at firstname.lastname@example.org. As of now the program calendar is blank. Help fill it.
Remember, The same weekend of the APS StampShow in Sacramento will also be the Wichita
Show at the Cessna Activity Center, 2744 Geo. Washington, Blvd., Wichita. For details
Go to www.wichitastampclub.org
Stay in out of the heat, get caught up on some of those stamp projects and we will see you on Aug. 7th.
OKPEX 2011 has now come and gone. Everyone who we spoke to thought it was a great success. The exhibits were especially excellent. Click the link below to see the Palmares.
Palmares: OKPEX 2011 PALMARES
An American Philatelic Society Accredited 2 Day National Level Exhibition
October 21-22, 2011
Express Events Center
8512 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73162
October 14, 2011 Latest date for receipt of revisions of title page & synopsis
October 10, 2011 Earliest date for mailed-in exhibit to arrive*
October 19, 2011 Latest date for arrival for mailed-in exhibits
Thursday, October 20, 2011
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Exhibit mounting by exhibitors mounting their own exhibits
6:30 PM Dutch Treat Dinner in Bricktown for Judges, Exhibitors & Members. Spouses are welcome.
Friday, October 21, 2011
OKPEX will be open from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.
2:00 PM Annual meeting of the Oklahoma Philatelic Society (North Conference Room)
3:00 PM Oklahoma Postal History Society. Open to all Collecting Oklahoma Precancels – Norm Pence
6:30 PM Oklahoma Barbeque Dinner - from Spencer’s Bar-B-Q, The Best BBQ in OKC. (tickets may be purchased at the registration booth).
Saturday, October 22, 2011
8:00 AM OKPEX Awards Breakfast at Golden Corral (tickets may be purchased at the registration booth).
OKPEX open from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
1:00 PM AAPE open meeting on exhibiting.
2:00 PM Judges Critique North Conference Room & at the frames
4:00 PM Exhibit dismounting begins as soon as possible after 4 PM.
OKPEX 2011 DEALERS
11 dealers from 7 states
MAINSTREET PHILATELICS BRANSON, MO.
STAMPS UNIVERSAL COPPELL, TEX. Jerry Myers
OKLAHOMA STAMPS TULSA, OK.
JAMIE SWARTZ LAWRENCE, KANSAS
POSTAL HYSTERIA Montague, TEX
SOONER STAMPS TULSA, OK. Rainer Gerlach
KYLE NEBO SANDY, UTAH
CARLTON STAMPS INDIAN HILLS, COLO. Tom Breay
The CLASSICS PHILATELIST CROSSVILLE, TENN. Warren Manning,
FORSTER STAMPS WICHITA, KANSAS
CHRISCO STAMPS WICHITA, KANSAS
OKLAHOMA CITY STAMP CLUB MEETING OCT. 4 7 PM
1. THE Program Is “THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS” – A 17 minute History Detective TV Segment on a Cinderella stamp Printed by a part of the U.S. Communist Party in the 1930’s
2. Followed by a viewing of the only known contemporaneous used, tied copy of this stamp by Joe Crosby who discovered it after seeing the TV Program.
3. Next we will put the stamps and mailing labes on the OKPEX SHOW notice cards.
AND WE WILL CLOSE WITH
4. The OPS circuit books which include
Poland, Romania, Italy,
Europe, Japan, Berlin,
British, Australia, British Africa,
Turkish Empire, US,
A-Belgium, Benin-East Africa,
SEE YOU THERE
The US Post Office held a formal First Day of Sale ceremony with a special cancellation for the new Oklahoma Flag Stamp - which is included in the recently issued coil strip of state flag stamps. Ours was one of 10 capitol cities across the country that offered the Flags of Our Nation postmarks on Aug 11.
The ceremony was held at the Oklahoma History Center in OKC which is located on the NE corner of the State Capitol Complex. The keynote speaker was Lt. Gov. Lamb.
If you were not able to attend the ceremony, cancels can still be ordered from by sending a request to:
“Flags of Our Nation Postmark”
Oklahoma City Station
4025 W. Reno Ave. Room 2002
Oklahoma City, OK. 73125-9998
No price is listed in Llinn’s but we suggest you enclose $1.00 to cover the cancelled stamp and the mailback envelope postage.
THIS SATURDAY IS THE 5th ANNUAL OCSC FUN FEST
(Garage Sale For Stamp Collectors).
10 AM - 3:30 PM
Asbury United Methodist Church SW 38th and Blackwelder
Free parking, Free admission, Snack bar (lunch available), AIR CONDITIONED !!!!
IT IS NEVER TOO HOT FOR BARGAINS ON STAMPS
SOME POSTCARDS TOO !!!
OKPEX 2011, scheduled for October 21-22, will be held at the Express Events Center once again. We hope you will consider attending and/or exhibiting this year.
For additional information click the OKPEX link on the top line of the web page.
As you can see below, there are many exciting talks planned at our meetings over the next few months. As a reminder, all meetings (except the Christmas Party) are held at the Asbury United Methodist Church, 1320 SW 38th St. Oklahoma City. The doors open at 7 PM and the meetings start at 7:30.
Dec 7: Auction #2
Dec 21: Christmas Party – 6 PM at Mimi’s Café.
(3015 W Memorial Rd – near Quail Springs Mall).
Jan 4: No Meeting
Jan 18: Frank Schultz - “The Roosevelts”
Feb 15: Auction #3
MAR 1 Rick Grosshans - 100 Years of Scouting thru Philately
MAR 15 Stephen Strawn – Railroads & Stamps
APR 5 Lonnie Steven – What the “R’s” Are !
APR 19 Ralph DeBoard – Slogan Cancels of the French Colonies
MAY 3 AUCTION #4
MAY 17 Don Collins – The Last Monarch of Hawaii
JUNE 7 Joe Crosby – United States Patent Cancellations
JULY 5 _______________________________________
JULY 16 SATURDAY FUN FEST
JULY 19 NO MEETING
AUG 2 Charles Wallis - Collecting Scott UX27 Postal Cards
AUG 16 U.S. Philatelic Classics Power Point Program