FDC’s to Foreign Destinations

Henry Scheuer was our speaker at the October 13 (Zoom) meeting of the New York Chapter USPCS on the topic "First Day Covers mailed to Foreign Destinations."  As always, Henry provided us with a fascinating story of the covers he showed that evening, which focused on FDCs sent to rather uncommon destinations. Henry started his presentation with a 65 cent Zeppelin FDC mailed to Peru in 1930.  He then showed covers sent on their first day of issue to smaller and smaller destinatio...
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Exploring the Back of the Book

Roger Brody presented on June 11 on the topic “Exploring the Back of the Book.”  While much of the material represented various uses of revenue stamps on their original documents, Roger also brought interesting examples of postage currency and International Reply Coupons. The presentation began with a number of examples of revenue stamps used on railroad stock certificates and other documents.  In each case, Roger discussed the specific type of stamp used and how the rates were det...
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