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George Washington Masonic Stamp Club

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Click on "Events - Meetings" tab at top of page for details, a map and BALPEX link for Upcoming Meeting on Saturday, August 30, 2014
(Meeting twice annually, with the subsequent meeting on:
Sunday, February 22, 2015.

2013 GW Birthday Cover
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  GWMSC 2014 BALPEX meeting
(at Baltimore Philatelic Exhibition).

Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
Labor Day weekend.
Room: Salon D (1:00-2:30PM)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Assemble, Trade Covers, & socialize.
1:30 PM: Meeting ("Call to Order")
1:30 PM-2:30 PM Meeting
Meeting Room: Salon D 1:00-2:30PM
The room will be available from 1:00PM-2:30PM, with the Meeting at 1:30PM.
Speaker:   Walter P. Benesch, GWMSC President 
Topic:  "Is Harry Potter a Master Mason?" (Masonic Symbolism in J.K.Rowling's Harry Potter series)

Location:
Baltimore Hunt Valley Inn (Wyndham)
245 Shawan Road
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031
I-83 at Shawan Road (Exit 20)
Phone: 1-410-785-7000
Free Parking for all. Use "BALPEX" for Special Room Rate of $120/night, if staying over.
North of the Baltimore Beltway on I-83 toward York, PA.
See Map and Link to BALPEX web site below.
BALPEX Show - Three Day Admission: $5.00 (recheck www.balpex.org)
Admission fee not required to attend GWMSC meeting only!
Friday, August 29: 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 30: 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 31: 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Labor Day, Monday September 1, 2014.
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Links for BALPEX Meeting,
Saturday 8/30/2014:

Baltimore Hunt Valley Inn (Wyndham) web site

Link to BALPEX Show web site. ----------------------------------

Questions:   Contact
John R. Allen, Secretary & Past President-GWMSC; 
2831 Swanhurst Drive;
Midlothian, VA  23113-2278

The GWMSC Cover List is updated through 2009.  For the complete list in Adobe PDF format, click on "GWMSC Covers" tab (top of page).

The GWMSC Cover Album:  http://gwmsc.tripod.com/gwmsc-covers/
 
 

February 22, 2010 Washington's Birthday Cover
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2009 Washington's Birthday Cover
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Mt.Vernon GWMSC Pictorial Postmark, 02/22/09

GWMSC Cover Chairman & Past President, Paul Williams, died at 12:45 AM on August 14, 2003.  GWMSC Past President Edward P. Smith died on August 23, 2003.  Our thoughts and prayers are with their families!   Brief obituaries are under the News tab. 
 
Current Cover Chairman:  Order all GWMSC covers from: 

michael.aulicino@gmail.com

Michael R. Aulicino

7413 Falmouth St

Springfield, VA  22150-4004

2005 - Feb. 22 - Washington's Birthday $1.50

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1985-2005 Reagan Dual $4.00

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2005-1981 Reagan $4.00

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2005-1977 Carter $2.00

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2002 Club Postmark & Cover:

Special Masonic Postmark-GWMSC Cachet 11-4-2002.

Price in PDF cover list. Click for enlargement.

250th Anniversary of

George Washington being made a Freemason

Entered Apprentice Degree - November 4, 1752

November 4, 2002 Cachet with Masonic postmark prepared by

George Washington Masonic Stamp Club

Available from:

michael.aulicino@gmail.com

Michael R. Aulicino

7413 Falmouth St

Springfield, VA  22150-4004

                                            
$1.50 each plus #10 Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope.

Irving Berlin, Sept. 15, 2002 First Day of Issue

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Click here to download February 2004 Newsletter.

There are several active Masonic Stamp Clubs. Our Links page will provide information & selected Stamp Club Internet addresses, as they become available. Member Home Pages might also be added.

Please provide your email address if you'd like to receive occassional GWMSC emails, or sign-up for automatic notification when certain of our web pages are updated.

email: GWMSC@USA.com

Download PDF - Banquet Program-Feb.22,2004


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We invite you to attend our semi-annual meetings. Members and non-members may order club covers.

Meetings details are listed on our Events page, and are generally held as follows:

[A] Annual Meeting each February at The George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, VA, convenes around 2PM, generally the Sunday after the 22nd of February.

[B] Our BALPEX (Baltimore Philatelic Exhibition) meeting is the Saturday preceding Labor Day, around 2PM.  Location: Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD, just North of the Baltimore Beltway on I-83 toward York, PA.
 
Click the "Events-Meetings" tab at top of page for complete details of the next meeting, when available.

Below are two designs used as official USPS Postmarks on October 30, 2003 in Williamsburg, VA, and December 22, 2003 in Fredericksburg, VA.  [The actual postmark used entirely black ink.]

Grand Lodge of Virginia 225th Anniversary Postmark
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Royal Arch Mason 250th Anniversary - 1st Documente

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Geogre Washington Masonic Stamp Club
c/o John R. Allen, Membership Secretary * 2831 Swanhurst Drive* Midlothian, VA 23113-2278 * USA