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Recent Newsletters

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May 2020 SRSC newsletter - 30.pdf

Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick

More Than Just a Cover; Stamps for the Wounded

U.S. General First Day Covers: What Happened? (Part 1)

George VI Philately 1937-1952

June 2020SRSC newsletter - 31.pdf

Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick

Collecting King George VI: Trends in Stamp Values

Evolution of First Day Covers

July 2020SRSC newsletter - 32.pdf
Ask Phil A. Tellick
July 2020SRSC newsletter - 33.pdf

Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick

How to tell if a Stamp has been Re-Gummed

U.S. General First Day Covers: What Happened? (Part 2)

Aug 2020SRSC newsletter - 34.pdf

Editor's Note; Amazing Stamp Stories No. 1 & 2

Watermarks: History, Importance, How to Detect Them

Bulls-Eye or Sock On the Nose (SOTN) Postmarks

Oct 2020SRSC Newsletter - 36.pdf

Editor's Note; Amazing Stamp Stories No. 3 & 4

COVID-19 – The Silver Lining for Philatelists

USPS Residential Deliveries

Feb 2021SRSC newsletter - 37.pdf

Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick

Amazing Stamp Stories #6: Farouk Who?

History of the Universal Postal Union (UPU)

Apr 2021SRSC newsletter - 38.pdf

Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick

A note from George Land; My Favorite Stamps

Operation Cornflakes - Philatelic Propaganda

​All prior newsletters are archived below in date-of-issue order.

DateNewsletter PDF LinkTable of Contents
April 2012Volume 1 -Part 1.pdf
Introduction to Our Club
July 2012Volume 1 -Part 2.pdf

Meet Susan Dixon

World Before 1940

October 2012Volume 1 -Part 3.pdf

Resources for Worldwide Collectors

Why Collect George VI Era Stamps

January 2013Volume 1 -Part 4.pdf

Meet Paul Von Gottfried

It's Easy to Create Your Own Album

A Generalist Starts to Specialize

April 2013Volume 2 -Part 1.pdf

Meet Martin Feibusch

Forgeries and Fakes

July 2013Volume 2 -Part 2.pdf
The Collection of United States Stamps
October 2013Volume 2 -Part 3.pdf

Meet Don Test

Queen Victoria Stamps

Visit to a Stamp Show 2013

France and the Marianne Stamps

January 2014Volume 2 -Part 4.pdf

Meet George Land

A Word from our President

A Book Review

April 2014Volume 3-Part 1.pdf

Meet Victor Ivashin

Bermuda Stamps

Krim Field Post Parcel Permit Labels

August 2014Volume 3-Part 2.pdf

Meet Steve Brett

The Golden Age of Philately

Charity Stamps of Russia

January 2015Volume 3-Parts 3 and 4.pdf

The Revenue Stamps of Great Britain - Part 1

History on Stamps
The Pleasures of Collecting Worthless Stamps

June 2015Volume 4 Part 1.pdf
Martin Feibusch Memorial
The Revenue Stamps of Britain - Part 2
Free Stamp Albums; A Book Review
November 2015Volume 4 Part 2.pdf
Why I Collect Germany; Why I Bought This Cover
How to Increase Your Collection's Value
February 2016Volume 4 Part 3 and Part 4.pdf

Get to Know Your Club Members: Dennis Buss
A Quality Collection

April 2016Volume 5 Part 1.pdf
Special Issue Editor's Notes; Postal Rate Changes
Kids, Stamps and the Ageless Enjoyment of Collecting
June 2016Volume 5 Part 2.pdf
Meet Ron Thurner
A Quality Collection
November 2016Volume 5 Part 3.pdf
Queens
On Completing my Childhood Stamp Book
Countries Nobody Collects
Quality Quality Quality
February 2017Volume 5 Part 4.pdf
What I Am Working On; Do It This Year....
Why Did I Buy This Stamp?
May 2017Volume 6 Part 1.pdf
Get to Know Your Club President - Paul von Gottfried
What I Am Working On
Why Do You Collect Trucial States Stamps
October 2017Volume 6-Part 2.pdf
Origin of the Postal Stamp-Ancient Cylinder Seal Stamps
From The Diary of Luke 'Flash' Garcelon
January 2018Volume 6-Part 3.pdf
New Year Resolutions of an Addicted Stamp Collector
The Miracles of Stamp Collecting
Book Review: "Nowherelands"  by Bjorn Berge
March 2018Volume 7-Part 1.pdf
Santa Rosa de Lima and Editor's Note
George Land
The Most Beautiful Stamp - A Paltry Opinion
June 2018Volume 7-2-SRSC Newsletter.pdf
Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick
The Ways of Collecting Worldwide Stamps, Part 1
More Thoughts on Expertization
October 2018Volume 7-3-SRSC Newsletter.pdf
Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick
The Ways of Collecting Worldwide Stamps, Part 2
January 2019Volume 7-4-SRSC Newsletter.pdf
A Christmas Past- Memories of a Stamp Collector
The Ways of Collecting Worldwide Stamps, Part 3
March 2019Volume 8-1-SRSC Newsletter.pdf

Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick

True Stories

July 2019Volume 8-2-SRSC Newsletter.pdf

Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick

Trends in Stamp Collecting: Past, Present & Future

December 2019Volume 8-3-SRSC newsletter.pdf
Editor's Note; Ask Phil A. Tellick
Enhancing Stamp Collecting Enjoyment
March 2020Volume 8-4-SRSC Newsletter.pdf

Editor's Note

Trends in Stamp Collecting: Past, Present, Future