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ZipCode | Disctrict of Columbia (Washington, DC)  

_unk_ Philatelic Club, Library of Congress (PCLOC) (this 'gopher' is '404'.. )
Bi-Monthly: LOC, James Madison Bldg., Copyright Cataloging Conf., Rm. LM513
Write: John E Roberts, 940 Blue Fox Way, Arnold, MD 21012
Cite: Dealers : .us-DC (for a different addr.)
Presumably : The Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540
I could never get one solid reference to the JM Bldg data.

_unk_ Scandinavian Collectors Club - DC Chapter SCC-11
Contact: Peter Alten, 9300 Main St., Manassas, VA 22110  

_unk_ Ukrainian Philatelic and Numismatic Society - Metro DC Chapter
Pres. I. Kuzych, Tel.: 703-569-6795
"UPNS has a local chapter that meets monthly in suburban Maryland or Virginia. They also have an annual retreat every May." 1

_unk_ China Stamp Society - The Junk Chapter CSS-10
Covering : DC, Southern MD, and Northern VA
Meets: 7:30 pm (schedule to be announced; call)
At: The McLean Virginia Government Center (Police Station) (c.2007)
David Bocskor: [email protected], Tel:703-255-2131 (c.2010)
Mike Soper, Tel.: 703-323-8307 (c.2007)

20005 Collectors Club of Washington (CCW) (now combined w/WPS as WSCC) ATA chpt-02
Meets Bi-Monthly: Christ Methodist Church,
300 Block, I St SW, DC
Write: 1101 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20005
"Collectors Club of Washington was formed by members of WPS in 1927 under the name, Branch No. 5 of the Society of Philatelic Americans, to host the Society convention. In August 1928, Branch No. 5 decided to remain separate as 'CCW'"; though it cites 1927.

20012 Washington Stamp Collectors Club (WSCC) (ref.)
Incorporating CCW & WPS
Meets: 7-9 pm, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays
At: Christ Methodist Church
300 I Street, S.W., Washington, DC
Contact: Don Peterson, @comcast, Tel.: 202-291-6229
7408 Alaska Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20012
The Washington Stamp Collectors Club (WSCC) was formed on January 1, 2006, through a merger of the Collectors Club of Washington (CCW; founded 1927) and the Washington Philatelic Society (WPS; founded 1905). This re-unites the clubs seperated for 79 years.

20016 Washington Philatelic Society APS (WPS) (now combined w/CCW as WSCC)
Bi-Monthly: Comm. Rm., Friendship Terr Apts, 4201 Butterworth Pl, NW, DC
Sec.: C. A. Stillions, PO Box 40606, Washington, D.C. 20016-0606
Pres.: Brock R Covington, @, PO Box 720, Glen Echo, MD 20812
The WPS has undertaken to compile a postal history of the District of Columbia.

Palisades Stamp Club
Monthly: Palisades Branch Library, 49th & V Sts NW, DC
Daniel W Lozier Jr, @, 5230 Sherier Pl NW, Washington, DC 20016

See Also:

1. Philatelic Organizations that Meet in the Washington D.C. (USA) Area
"This page covers philatelic organizations and special study groups in Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. I will include any information that I know about the group. I am not a member nor on the mailing list, so I depend on other local collectors to help me keep this page current by sending me information and feedback. "

Note: Zip Codes 201xx (are in VA)

ZipCode | Maryland  

20701 Robert C. Graebner Chapter (#17) AFDCS
PO Box 44, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0044

20715 Bowie Stamp Club APS, 1
Meets: 6:30 p.m. every Thur. (except Legal Holidays)
Room 204, Bowie City Hall
2614 Kenhill Dr., Bowie, MD
Show: BOPEX (known Apr. 2006, Oct. 2007):
Show Contact: Richard W. Morain, @, Tel.: 410-987-3391
Contact: Robert E. Gibson, Sr.
c/o: BSC, P.O. Box 912, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
old?: Allen Frank, 12306 Shadow Lane, Bowie, MD 20715 c.2005

20723 Fine Arts Philatelists - Ruth Richards, @
10393 Derby Drive, Laurel MD 20723

20768 Goddard Space Flight Center Stamp Club (club Info)
Meets: 11:30 a.m. 2nd Thurs. in GSFC Bldg. 30 - Room 180, Greenbelt
Dr. Manfred Owe (c.2008) - @-mail
P.O. Box 261, Greenbelt, MD 20768-0261, USA

20772 Silver Hill Lions Club
9115 Marlboro Pike, #39, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

20783 Beltway Stamp Club
Meets: 7:30 p.m. 1st & 3rd Wed (except Dec.)
Adelphi Professional Building (Contact: D.H. Elliott)
8508 Adelphi Road, Adelphi, MD 20783  

20817 Mathematical Study Unit
5615 Glenwood Road, Bethesda, MD 20817-6727

20854 Silver Spring Philatelic Society
11602 Milbern Dr., Potomac, MD 20854

20859 Éire Philatelic Association - James Hoban Chapter EPA-10 (x)
Covering MD, VA, DC
Coordinator: Myron Hill III, [email protected]
P.O. Box 61436, Potomac, MD 20859
old: Myron G. Hill III, [email protected]
PO Box 1210, College Park, MD 20741-1210

20874 Rockville-Gaithersburg Stamp Club
18517 Kingshill Road, Germantown, MD 20874-2211


Collectors.Org, @
c/o: Americana Resources, Inc., MD 20879
18222 Flower Hill Way - #299, Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Tel.: 301-926-8663, Fax: 301-926-7648
"..the largest, strictly FREE information website for collecting clubs -- serving club leaders, their members and the entire antiques and collectibles industry. ... The Offical Web Site for the Association of Collecting Clubs and the National Association of Collectors" (x) - Sponsorship advertising is accepted in all newsletters..
"Some of the site features include a comprehensive Collecting Clubs Directory, Flea Market Directory, Auctioneers Directory, Club Conventions & Events Schedule, Directory of Collecting Web Rings, Directory of Collectibles Glossaries, Collectors News Service, Collectors Trade Show, Restoration Directory, Hobby Protection Act and much more."  

21014 Harford County Stamp Club AFDCS, APS, 1
P.O. Box 163, Bel Air, MD 21014
Meets: 7 p.m. 2nd & 4th Tues.
At: Grace United Methodist Church
110 W. Bel Air Ave., Aberdeen, MD
Contact: Rich Foichheimer, 2909 Shelley Ct., Abingdon, MD 21009
AFDCS Rep. Contact, @comcast
8 Crestmont Drive, Aberdeen, MD 21001

21044 Howard County Stamp Club APS
7:30 p.m. 1st & 3rd Wed.
Harper's Choice Middle School, Columbia, MD
Gordon Trotter, 10626 Fable Row, Columbia, MD 21044-2203

21108 Universal Ship Cancellation Soc. - Admiral Byrd Chapter #11 USCS-10
Covering: MD, DC, VA Areas
Rich (Dick) Morain, [email protected]
302 Lindenshade Ct., Millersville, MD 21108-1838  

21202 Baltimore Philatelic Society (BPS) AFDCS-07, APS-05 (f. 1889)
Meets: The clubhouse is open at 6:30 p.m. for 8 p.m. program, every Wed.
At: 1224 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21202
"We also have the local chapter of the Germany Philatelic Society meet on the third Sunday of the month, except July and August, doors open at 12:30 p.m." c.2012
c.2005 APS: Rev. Edward J. Mullowney, jfoley@AOL, Tel.: 410-332-4741
Show: BALPEX {An APS *WSP* event.}
Venue: Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn
245 Shawan Rd, I-83 Exit 20 E, Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Known dates:
Year Mo Dy
2006 09 01-03
2007 08 31-02 Sep.
2008 08 29-31
2009 09 02-04??
2011 09 02-04
2012 08 31-01 Sep.
Show Contact :
c.2006-2008: Robert E. Gibson Sr., 410-332-4741, [email protected]
c.2012: 410-332-4741, [email protected]

21202 Herman L. Halle Chapter 16
Germany Philatelic Society GPS-12, APS-12
P.O. Box 912, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Meets: 1:30 p.m. 3rd Sun. (except Jul., Aug)
At: BPS Clubhouse, 1224 N. Calvert St., Baltimore , MD 21202
GPS Contact c.2012: Robert E. Gibson, [email protected], (410)332 4741
APS Contact c.2012: W. David Ripley, P. O. Box 854, Beltsville, MD 20704
Contact c.2005: Christopher D. Deterding, @iximd, @netgsi (cf.)
R 10, 741 Holly Dr., N., Annapolis, MD 21401

21208 Society of Israel Philatelists - Baltimore Chapter SIP-09 (Ref.)
Chapter meets 2nd Sunday at Milford Manor Nursing Home
4204 Old Milford Mill Road, Pikesville, MD 21208
Contact: Stan Raffel, @, Tel.: 410-655-4664

21401 Annapolis Stamp Club APS
P. O. Box 141, Arnold, MD 21012
Meets: 6:30 p.m. 1st & 3rd Tues.
At: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Pub. Libr.
269 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis, MD
Contact: Frank G. Soeder, @AOL
1183 Ramblewood Dr., Annapolis, MD 21401-4667

21502 Tristate Stamp Club APS
Show: Tripex - Fall & Spring (Oct. 2006, Mar. 2007)
Contact: J. Jeffrey Hutter Sr., @here, Tel.: 301-777-0379-{Eves/Weekends}
12212 Bedford Road, N.E., Cumberland, MD 21502
aka: Tri-State Stamp Club

21601 Tidewater Stamp Club APS, 1
PO Box 2000, Easton, MD 21601
Meets: 7:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Tues.,
City Hall, 14 S. Harrison St., Easton, MD
Show: Tidewater Annual (known Apr. 2005, Mar. 2007):
Show Contact: Hope Messick, @dmv, Tel.: 410-822-6471
Reg. Contact: Mr. Robert L. Witkosky, Tel.: 410-935-6900
cf. Tidewater SC, VA

21765 Maryland Postal History Society
Briarwood, Lisbon, MD 21765 (c.2005)
Publication: (newsletter)

21771 Mid-Atlantic UN Collectors Club UNPI-10
Greg Galletti, [email protected] (cf.)
c/ MAUNCC, P. O. Box 466, Mt Airy, MD 21771-0466  

21801 Eastern Shore Stamp Club
1302 Taney Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801

See Also:
º Smithsonian's Maryland Postal History Project

º Philatelic Organizations that Meet in the Washington D.C. (USA) Area
"This page covers philatelic organizations and special study groups in Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. I will include any information that I know about the group. I am not a member nor on the mailing list, so I depend on other local collectors to help me keep this page current by sending me information and feedback. "

ZipCode | Virginia  
Virginia Philatelic Federation
15906 Crest Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22191-4211

20186 Warrenton Stamp & Coin Club (APS Chapter #1492)
Write/Meets: 2nd Wed. 7pm : TSG Hobbies (Warrenton Center shopping center)
251 West Lee Highway, Suite 691, Warrenton, VA, 20186-2078
eContact: Tony Tripi, VP: @MNS, @Earthlink
7290 Hunton St., Warrenton, VA 20187
Make up you mind- ajw - like it or lump it!;
You are the unfortunate recepient of the ages... its mns or it's Earthlink.. (get YaHOo!)
It's free ; and, more likely, forever!

20195 United States Stamp Society  
PO Box 2641, Reston, VA 20195
(Formerly: Bureau Issues Association - BIA)
Journal: The United States Specialist
See Also: 1954 Liberty Series Study Committee  

22003 Souvenir Card Collectors Society - Chapter 1 (C.201010) (x)
(& related materials of government & private security printers)
Douglas B. Hall, P.O. Box 234, Annandale, VA 22003
See Also: SCCS - Metro Chapt., NY 11215

22030 Turkish and Ottoman Philatelic Society, The (TOPS)
4249 Berritt St., Fairfax, VA 22030

Society for Czechoslovak Philately, Inc. (f. 1939) APS
Alt. URL
P.O. Box 25332, Scott AFB, IL 62225
Publication : The Czechoslovak Specialist
Show: BALPEX (known late Aug. 2008)
Contact : Mr. Henry Hahn, @nt, Tel.: (703) 560-2972
2936 Rosemoor Lane, Fairfax, VA 22031
Expertization: Chair: Svoboda, Ludvik - @comcast

22041 Dolley Madison Stamp Club
P.O. Box 1125, Falls Church, VA 22041  

22110 Postcard History Society
PO Box 1765, Manassas, VA 22110, USA

22150 Springfield Stamp Club
PO Box 544, Springfield, VA 22150

22180 Writers Unit (#30 APS)
Annual Convention(s)
Sec./Treas. c.2012: George B. Griffenhagen, 12226 Cathedral Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22192-2232
old c.2005: 2501 Drexel St., Vienna, VA 22180-6906

22183 Ayrhill Stamp Club
P.O. Box 162, Vienna, VA 22183

22191 Eastern Prince William Stamp Club
15906 Crest Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22191-4211

22191 Virginia Philatelic Federation (x)
15906 Crest Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22191-4211

22203 The Disinfected Mail Study Circle APS-12
(Ref. URL; gd c.2012 though material is dated.)
Publication: Pratique (3/yr)
Contact: William A. Sandrik, [email protected] (c.2012)
P. O. Box 3122, Arlington, VA 22203
old: William A. Sandrik, P.O. Box 3277, Arlington, VA 22203, USA (c.2005)
old: www.stampcircuit.com/Societies/Dmsc/ '404' c.201008
See also: DMSC, UK

22310 Haiti Philatelic Society - Mr. Ubaldo del Toro
5709 Marble Archway, Alexandria, VA 22310

22319 Potomac Philatelic Society
6102 Bayliss Pl., Alexandria, VA 22310  

22620 Railway Mail Service Library Inc.
117 East Main Street, Boyce, VA 22620-9639
Dr. Frank R. Scheer (Curator), @-Mail (personal), @-Mail (office)
Tel.: (703) 549-4095, Fax: (703) 836-1955
12 East Rosemont Av AV, Alexandria, VA 22301-2325
"... an archival collection of primary and secondary sources pertaining to en route distribution history. It also features many obsolete postal artifacts associated with this activity. ...focuses on the period between 1862 and 1978 ...for the USA."
"...learn about RPOs: please join a free discussion group by sending an email to [email protected]."
Note: ~RMSL doesn't acquire stamps or covers but does seek obsolete post office artifacts; especially postmark handstamps and cancelling machines from any country, some of which are often found in philatelic & postal history collections.~

22664 Shenandoah Valley Stamp Club
536 River Road, Woodstock, VA 22664  

Charlottesville Stamp Club APS-05 "Guests welcome."
Meets: 7:30 p.m. 3rd Mon. (ex Jul & Dec):
Virginia National Bank Building - Tel.: 434-990-4237
404 People Place, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3565
Contact: Ray Sturges, [email protected]
305 Willow Creek Drive, Ruckersville, VA 22968-3686  

23188 Williamsburg Stamp Society
107 Winter, E., Williamsburg, VA 23188  

23237 Richmond Stamp Club
7400 Cotfield Road, Richmond, VA 23237

23234 Virginia Postal History Society
Publication: Way Markings
Tom and Madelyn Cox (c.2001-8)
3511 Clydewood Ave., Richmond, VA 23234  

23452 American Belgian Philatelic Society (ABPS) APS
Publication: The Belgiophile
621 Virginius Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-4417 (c.2001)

23471 American Air Mail Society - Virginia Chapter AAMS
Rudy Roy, @, Tel.: 757-499-5234
P.O. Box 5367, Virginia Beach, VA 23471-0367
Thomas H. Boyle, Jr. (c.2005)
3750 Chatham Circle, Norfolk, VA 23513

23471 Virginia Beach Stamp Club (Alt URL) (APS Chapter #984)
eContact: @, or: @ PO Box 5367, Virginia Beach, VA 23471-0367
Meets: 2nd/4th Tue. 8p: St. Gregory's School, Martin Room
5345 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Member unit of Virginia Philatelic Federation
Participates in Annual (Nov.) Show: VAPEX

23471 Virginia Philatelic Friends
PO Box 5367, Virginia Beach, VA 23471-0367  

23501 International Philatelic Golf Society
P.O. Box 2138, Norfolk, VA 23501

23501 Norfolk Philatelic Society
PO Box 2183, Norfolk, VA 23501

23508 Scandinavian Collectors Club - Tidewater Chapter SCC-11
Meets: 3rd Saturdays, 3:00pm
At: Larchmont Branch of the Norfolk Public Library System,
(757) 441-5335, FAX (757) 441-1451. [email protected]:
6525 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23508
Contact: Michael Falls, [email protected]
575 Virginian Drive, Norfolk VA 23505-4242  

23606 Universal Ship Cancellation Soc. - Taze Nicholson Chapter #104 USCS-10
Covering the Virginia Tidewater Area
Darrell W. Millner, 106 Maxwell Lane, Newport News, VA 23606

23669 Tidewater Stamp Club
Meets: 7:30 p.m. 1st & 3rd Wed.
At: Central United Methodist Church
225 Chapel St., Hampton, VA (c.2005)
Contact: J. M. Melson
PO Box 633, Hampton, VA 23669-0633
cf. Tidewater SC, MD (are they the same?)

23669 Peninsula Stamp Club APS-09 # 0224-021542
Meeting Time and Location: 7:15 p.m., 1st & 3rd Wed., Phone for information,
Meeting City: Hampton
Contact: MAJ N. F. Bretschneider, Tel.: 757-851-8712
4 Riding Path , Hampton , VA 23669-1081  

23703 Tidewater Intl. Topics Society
5113 Greenbrook Dr., Portsmouth, VA 23703  

24014 Big Lick Stamp Club (APS chapter #1025) (Alt. Site1, Site 2 )
Meets: 2:00 pm, 2nd Sun : St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1008 Franklin Rd, Roanoke
Annual (Apr.) Show: ROAPEX, Newsletter: Original Gum
Contact: President: Mark Stoner, @
2208 S. Jefferson St. - Unit 106, Roanoke, VA 24014  

24538 Lynchburg Stamp Club
336 Stratford road, Concord, VA 24538-3092

24541 Dan River Philatelic Society
318 Pendleton Road, Danville, VA 24541-3339

See Also:

Philatelic Organizations that Meet in the Washington D.C. (USA) Area
"This page covers philatelic organizations and special study groups in Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. I will include any information that I know about the group. I am not a member nor on the mailing list, so I depend on other local collectors to help me keep this page current by sending me information and feedback. "

ZipCode | West Virginia  

26101 Blennerhassett Stamp Society
61 Canterbury Dr., Parkersburg, WV 26101-8051  

26416 Harrison County Stamp Club
P.O. Box 68, Philippi, WV 26416  

26505 Morgantown Area Stamp Club
1526 Mileground, Morgantown, WV 26505

ZipCode |
North Carolina  

27028 Davie County Stamp Club
830 Country Lane, Mocksville, NC 27028

27106 Winston-Salem Stamp Club 
2940 Wesleyan Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27106

27201 G.P.S. Carolinas Chapter 37, GPS-12, APS-12
Meets: Members' Homes in NC & SC (c.2012)
Contact c.2005, 2012: Dave Mielke, [email protected]
Box 609, Alamance NC 27201
APS Contact c.2012: Contact: Mr. Erik Nagel, P. O. Box 65, Taylors, SC 29687
old: P.O. Box 163 DTS, Boone, NC 28607

27406 Greensboro Stamp Club
2816 Cyrus Road, Greensboro, NC 27406

27611 Raleigh Stamp Club
PO Box 26863, NC 27611

27701 Triangle Stamp Club
1910 Glendale Ave., Durham, NC 27701-1326

27705 Universal Ship Cancellation Soc. - USS North Carolina Chapter #99 USCS-10
Covering NC, Southern VA
Jim Hanson, 4600 Berini Dr., Durham, NC 27705

27949 Outer Banks Stamp Club
185 Chicahauk Trl., Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

28126  North Carolina Postal History Society (c.2008)
Tony L. Crumbley, [email protected]
P. O. Box 681447, Charlotte, NC 28216 (c.2005)
PO Box 219, Newell, NC 28126 (c.2001)

28224 Fortnightly Collectors Club
P.O. Box 242053, Charlotte, NC 28224-2053

28230 Charlotte Philatelic Society
P.O. Box 30101, Charlotte, NC 28230

28403 Wilmington Philatelic Society
4926 Marlin Ct., Wilmington, NC 28403-6424

28594 Emerald Isle Stamp Club
P.O. Box 4486, Emerald Isle, NC 28594  

28721 Asheville Stamp Club
P.O. Box 988, Clyde, NC 28721

28782 Thermal Belt Stamp Club
108 Laurel Ave., Tryon, NC 28782  

See Also:

North Carolina Archives Postal History Project
www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/archives/arch/postal/default.htm (forwards c.2008)
Including: The Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS)

ZipCode | South Carolina  

29033 Columbia Philatelic Society APS
Meets: 3rd Sundays (except Dec.) at 2pm
At: Cayce Memorial Post 130
American Legion Bldg.
402 N Naples St., Cayce, SC 29033

Contact: Bill Mitchell, Vice Pres.
3302 Wilmot Ave., Cloumbia, SC 29205
Tel.: 803-254-3727
Tel.: 803-360-0298 (c.2015)
[email protected]

old eContact: Tom Backwinkel: [email protected]
old: virtualstampclub.com/apscolumbia.html  

29488 South Carolina Study Group
c/o Bob Stets
Box 142, Walterboro, SC 29488
(Postal History of SC)  

29526 Myrtle Beach Stamp Club
117 Cedar Ridge Lane, Conway, SC 29526  

29602 Greenville Stamp Club
P.O. Box 2212, Greenville, SC 29602-2212  

29709 Society of Indo-China Philatelists
P.O. Box 598, Chesterfield, SC 29709
For new address see: Dealers : Vietnam  

29841 Greater Augusta Stamp Club APS
PO Box 15151, Augusta, GA 30919
eContact : Tommy Thompson, @
Meets: 2nd/4th Thur. 7p : Warren Road Community Center
300 Warren Road, Augusta
Annual (Oct.) Show: GAPEX  

29926 Hilton Head Island Philatelic Society
14 Pheasant Run, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926


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