Lancaster

Philatelic Society of Lancaster County
The James Buchanan Chapter #173 of the American Philatelic Society  
Chapter #118 of the American Topical Association  

Welcome – Enjoy your Visit!
The Philatelic Society of Lancaster County (PSLC) is an award-winning, non-profit community organization dedicated to promoting stamp collecting as a hobby for education and fun, from the teenager to adult, from the beginner to postal historian, serving members from south central PA, Northern Maryland and beyond. For Membership Benefits and/or to become a member, click JOIN US.

PROGRAMS
We meet in-person the second Wednesday of the month at Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Rd., Lititz, PA (Directions below). Doors open 6:30 PM. We hold a brief business meeting, followed by keynote speaker, then Show, Tell & Ask, where members & guests share their favorite stamp, cover, or philatelic item. There are refreshments, snacks, and a bourse. Come early: share, buy, sell, or trade.

Added bonus to all far & wide, we host a Virtual meeting via Zoom on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Visitors always welcome! Contact Paul Petersen at +1 (717) 299-5640 or pcpetersen@comcast.net for more info or to sign-up to present.

For the schedule of in-person and virtual lectures, stamp show news, exhibits, publications, presentations, useful links, affiliate and study group, access to our electronic library and reprints, the PSLC YouTube Channel, PSLC FaceBook page or to Join Us, visit our website here: lcps-stamps.org
  

From the U.S. to Farther India and Back Again

Written by on September 15, 2020 in Exhibits, Lancaster, Presentations with 0 Comments

From the U.S. to Farther India and Back Again: A Five-Month Journey of a Baptist Missionary Cover presented by Dr. Charles DiComo.

S.S. Tahiti

Written by on July 12, 2020 in Exhibits, Lancaster, Presentations with 0 Comments
S.S. Tahiti

A presentation on the S.S. Tahiti by Dr. Charles DiComo.

The Development of Perforations on U.S. Postage Stamps During the Toppan, Carpenter Era: 1855-1857.

Written by on June 25, 2020 in Lancaster, Presentations with 0 Comments

Jacobson – Litiz to Bethlehem

Written by on April 3, 2013 in Featured, Lancaster, Northampton with 0 Comments
A 5 cts. 1847 from a small Pennsylvania town.  Alexander [THE UNITED STATES 1847 ISSUE: A COVER CENSUS] records this cover and one other 5 cts. 1847 cover from Litiz. According to the Official Record Book of the Post Office Department [July 1, 1847 - June 30, 1851], 200 5 cts. stamps were delivered to Litiz.

A 5 cts. 1847 from a small Pennsylvania town.
Alexander [THE UNITED STATES 1847 ISSUE: A COVER CENSUS] records this cover and one other 5 cts. 1847 cover from Litiz.
According to the Official Record Book of the Post
Office Department [July 1, 1847 – June 30, 1851],
200 5 cts. stamps were delivered to Litiz.

Shock – Lancaster to Columbia

Written by on April 3, 2013 in Featured, Lancaster with 0 Comments
A 5 cts. 1847 from a small Pennsylvania town.  Alexander [THE UNITED STATES 1847 ISSUE: A COVER CENSUS] records five 5 cts. 1847 covers from Lancaster. This cover is not among those listed. According to the Official Record Book of the Post Office Department [July 1, 1847 - June 30, 1851], 1,600 5 cts. stamps were delivered to Lancaster.

A 5 cts. 1847 from a small Pennsylvania town.
Alexander [THE UNITED STATES 1847 ISSUE: A COVER CENSUS] records five 5 cts. 1847 covers from Lancaster. This cover is not among those listed. According to the Official Record Book of the Post
Office Department [July 1, 1847 – June 30, 1851],
1,600 5 cts. stamps were delivered to Lancaster.

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