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George Washington Masonic Stamp Club


Click on "Events - Meetings" tab at top of page for details, and map  and  link  Upcoming Meeting on Sunday, February 24, 2019

(Meeting once in 2019 on Feb. 24, 2019; Labor Day Saturday meeting is cancelled in 2019).

2013 GW Birthday Cover

February 24, 2019, Sunday - Annual Meeting  (updated 02-26-2018)
Geo.Washington Masonic National Memorial Building, Shooters' Hill, Alexandria, Virginia 
 (2018      Meeting Room North Lodge Room
GWMNM Building opens daily 9AM-5PM now. The optional hour tour of upper floors & tower costs $15/person (includes regular admission), and begins at 9:30AM or 11:00AM if you wish to also attend the GWMSC meeting.  Probably the meeting & M.P. conferral will end in time for the 4:00PM tour. 
  1:30-2:00PM Review Covers, Assemble & Socialize
  2:00-4:15PM Meeting, including conferral of Master of Philately
  4:45PM Reassemble at Joe Theismann's Restaurant, at foot of shooter's hill across from Metro Station.  1800 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, phone: 703-739-0777
  5:30PM     GWMSC Annual Dinner
Ladies/Guests invited;
Dutch Treat Dinner from Menu
Dinner Speaker: Bro.  John R Allen        
Topic:  Masonic Emblems on Official Cachets for 1982 Yorktown Bicentennial & Rochambeau March Reenactment, October 16-19, 1982
- See "President's Message" tab in 2019
If you have not received the Master of Philately from the GWMSC, you may receive it at this meeting.  Please notify/reserve in advance with Brother Allen so we'll have your M.P. Certificate for you at this meeting.  Applicants for membership may attend and receive the Master of Philately, subject to favorable vote into membership.  Candidates should bring their current year Blue Lodge dues card.
For a Life Membership Application, see above Membership link/tab button.  Membership Applications will be balloted upon at each meeting, and require a completed application, payment of the $20.00 Life Membership fee, and evidence of current membership in a recognized blue lodge (photocopy of current 2018 or 2019 Blue Lodge  dues card, or letter from the Lodge Secretary on Lodge letterhead from a recognized Lodge).
GWMNM address: 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA  703-683-2007



Michael R. Aulicino

7413 Falmouth St

Springfield, VA  22150-4004



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:

February 22, 2010 Washington's Birthday Cover

2009 Washington's Birthday Cover
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 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.

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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 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.


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