Ed Siskin – Colonial Postal History

Ed Siskin – Colonial Postal History
Nov 1 , 1995
Our meeting of November 14, 1995 featured Ed Siskin, showing and discussing his exhibit of "Colonial Postal History". This exhibit, which won a large Gold award at Finlandia, is one of the best ever assembled. It's presentation was very well received by the attendees. Here are a few examples of the items shown:        
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Members One Frame Exhibits

Oct 1 , 1995
Accompanying Fred Maltz report on the One Cent Franklin of 1861 the attached notes provide some additional information. SOME NOTES ON THE ONE CENT 1861-1867 ISSUE STAMP © Calvet M. Hahn 1996 Background: The 1861 issue was first discussed systematically by John Tiffany in his 1885 History of the Postage Stamps of the United States.  It was followed by John Luff’s 1902 work on the same subj...
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