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The Wichita Stamp Club is a non-profit club made up of philatelists furthering the enjoyment of their hobby, sharing their interests with others and learning about the numerous fields in stamp collecting.
Membership is open to everyone interested in stamp collecting.
Visitors are always welcome at stamp club meetings!
The Stamp Club meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month.
7:00 p.m. at the
Central Branch - Wichita Public Library
223 South Main
Meetings vary in July and December; please check our program schedule for specific dates and places.
Meetings start with a brief discussion of club business. Afterward, a formal program is presented-- a talk, film, slide program or demonstration. Programs range over a wide variety of subjects, covering U.S. stamps, postal history, foreign stamps, postcards, topical collections and "how to get started."
In addition, club auctions and bid boards are regularly scheduled, allowing members to sell and buy stamps, tools, covers, books and other philatelic items.
Before meetings, members gather early to buy from circulating sales books, to trade, or just to talk about stamp collecting.
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Members receive a monthly newsletter announcing club programs, area stamp shows, member ads ... along with stamp gems and recent discoveries.
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The Wichita Stamp Club is a chapter of the American Philatelic Society and a chapter of both the Oklahoma and the Transmississippi Philatelic Societies.
Becoming a Member
Applications are available at meetings and at the Philatelic Sales window of the Downtown Wichita Post Office, or you can request one at the addresses below. Complete a form and bring it with you to a meeting, or mail it with a check for your dues.
Annual dues are:
|Adult .................................. $8.00|
|Youth (under 18) ................ $2.00|
|Family .............................. $10.00|
Our mailing address is:
Wichita Stamp Club
P.O. Box 1427
Wichita, KS 67201
President: Bob Haines firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Bob Cairns CairnsBob@aol.com
The Stamp Club sponsors and organizes an Annual Stamp Show and Exhibition in August. Many stamp dealers are present, allowing club members and other area collectors to converse about philately as well as to buy and sell. A special section of the show is reserved for young and beginning collectors. This area contains stamps, covers, and collecting supplies at nominal cost, and free information. The section is staffed by Stamp Club volunteers.
Clicking on the link below will also bring you to announcements about the up coming shows such as the
The Wichita Stamp Club Show
in August, 2014
Air Capital Stamp and Coin Show
in November, 2014
Corrections or comments to:
last update August 13, 2014 RR