2005 Meeting Schedule and Events

A complete list of programs for 2005 is shown below.

Date Topic Speaker
Jan. 12 Annual Meeting—Elections
Topic For Discussion:  Display Your Sexiest Item (as you define the term)

Supporting material welcomed.
Jan. 19 2¢ Jackson Issue of 1879 Matthew W. Kewriga
Baltimore, MD
Feb. 2 Pan American World Airways Philately Jon Krupnick
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Feb. 16 U.S. Post Office Seals and Their Usages Jim Kotanchik
Acton, MA
Mar. 2 Netherlands Military Mail and Related Subjects, 1568-1839 Kees Adema
Fairfield, CT
Mar. 16 Egypt: Five Hundred Years of Philately Dr. Peter A.S. Smith
Ann Arbor, MI
Apr. 6 Come Take a Ride on the Hindenberg Cheryl R. Ganz
Chicago, IL
Apr. 20 Samoa: 1836-1900 Jan B. Berg
Stockholm, Sweden
May 4 Booze, Carriages, and Watches:
Taxing Luxuries, 1791-1817
Ronald E. Lesher
Easton, MD
May 11 Annual Awards Dinner  
May 18 "Monte Carlo" Collection
United States Classics, 1847 to 1869
Charles F. Shreve
Dallas, TX
May 21 2004 Champion of Champions
This is the first of what we hope will be an annual event that brings each year's "Champion of Champions" exhibit to New York. Our goal is to provide a viewing opportunity for those who would like to see it in our Club.
Omar Rodriguez
New York, NY
June 1 Visit from the Royal Philatelic Society London, Great Britain
(Meeting starts 2 P.M.)
June 9 (Exchange Visit and Display by Club Members at the Royal Philatelic Society London, 41 Devonshire Place, London)  
June 15 Lincoln Vignettes on 19th Century U.S. Stamps;
Essays, Proofs, Stamps and Postal History
William J. Ainsworth
Roswell, GA
  Summer Recess  
Sep. 7 Half-Lengths: The First Issues of Victoria, Australia, 1850-59 John H. Barwis
Holland, MI
Sep. 21 The United Nations 1½¢ Precancel, 1952-1958 Anthony F. Dewey
Hartford, CT
Oct. 5 Classic Portugal: Issues of 1853-1882 Stephen S. Washburne
Philadelphia, PA
Oct. 19 The German Presence in China:Stamps and Postal History of the German Post Offices in China and Kiautschou Martin Eichele
Basel, Switzerland
Nov. 2 The Colón Heads of Chile Joseph D. Hackmey
London, England
Nov. 16 U.S. Independent Mails of 1844–45 Carmen A. Puliafito, M.D.
Pinecrest, FL
Dec. 7 One Frame Competition  
Dec. 14 Board of Governors’ Open House  


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