Latest Past Events

Bill Schultz and Jasmine Smith – Scarce Postal Rate of 6 1/4 cents

Bill Schultz, an accredited APS Chief Judge, will present a Zoom slide show on The Scarce 6 ¼ Cents Postage Rate Census. Covers of this type are often called "picayune". Bill will be covering the aspects of the use of such a rate including a 6 ¼¢ banknote. Read up on this subject at […]

Bill Schultz – Toll Gates & Toll Houses: Assistance or Hindrance for Mail Delivery Modes

The American Philatelic Research Library, the American Philatelic Society, and the Smithsonian National Postal Museum jointly produce the Postal History Symposium, which has been held since 2006. The symposium provides a forum for philatelists, academic scholars, postal historians, and the interested public to discuss and present research that integrates philately or the history of postal operations into the […]

Baseball and Philately from the Vault of the National Postal Museum

We would like to invite you to attend our live, virtual program, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct 21st, at 5:30 pm EDT. Our presenter will be Daniel Piazza, Chief Curator of Philately at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. The presentation will provide an exclusive preview of the upcoming exhibition, Baseball: America’s Home Run. The talk will […]