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Big Lick Stamp Club

of

Roanoke Valley

Roanoke, Virginia

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Next Meeting

Next Big Lick Stamp Club Meeting

March 17, 2024

The next meeting of the Big Lick Stamp Club is March 17. Following the business meeting at 2:00 pm members will view an APS video program, Free Postage Stamp Resources and Other Philatelic Tidbits.  Members come early to swap or sell your duplicate stamps, publications and supplies. Guests are always welcome.

The Executive Board will meet at 1:00pm - rescheduled from February.

Meeting time and date: 2:00p, Sunday, March 17

Program: Free Postage Stamp Resources and Other Philatelic Tidbits

Location: Beth Israel Synagogue, 920 Franklin Road, (Intersection of Franklin Rd. and Highland Ave.) Roanoke, VA. (The entrance is at the back, on the left off Highland Ave.  There is an ample parking lot.  Ingress and egress are very easy.  A few steps up from the parking lot is the entrance.  The social hall is on the right. There is also a ramp to the door if required. Click HERE for directions.

2024 BLSC Membership

Dues are Due!

Renew your membership in the Big Lick Stamp Club for just $10.00.

Membership dues for 2024 are still being accepted through March. Complete your Membership Form and bring with your dues payment to the March meeting. If you are unable to attend the meeting click HERE for membership form and payment options. A COMPLETED Membership Form must be submitted with dues payment for accounting purposes.  2023 BLSC members not renewing membership by the end of March will be dropped from membership. PLEASE renew TODAY.

Boston 2026

Click on above box to get information about third in series of limited edition Boston 2026 show promotional labels created by stamp designer Chris Calle.

From the APS

SAVE TODAY with a Digital Membership

 

Did you know that you can join the APS as a digital member for just $35? Digital Membership with the APS (previously called Online Membership) is just $35 per year — no matter where you live!  Click HERE to download more details.

StampEd is live!

 

StampEd, a new digital magazine for the next generation of stamp collectors, is now available at www.StampEd.pub. StampEd engages beginner and non-traditional collectors with innovative philatelic content that enlightens and inspires. The magazine shares entry-level practical collecting advice and mentorship; explores the connections between stamp collecting and other interests; and celebrates the growing online community of active collectors.

 

Thank you as always to everyone who's spreading the word, getting involved, and donating to our fundraiser — we can't thank you enough for your support, and we can't wait to share the magazine with you.

Click HERE to go to Gallery and view slideshow of

RoaPEx 2023 Fall Stamp Show

For information about Area Stamp Shows Click HERE.

Missed the RoaPEx Fall 2023 Stamp Show?  You can order the show cachet covers while supply lasts.

Click HERE for details.

Past RoaPEx show covers For Sale while supply lasts. Order today.

Click HERE for details.

2024 Postal Rates

U.S. Postal Rates Effective January 21, 2024

Letters (1oz)        68 cents

    Each additional ounce over 1oz remains at 24 cents

Domestic Postcards    53 cents

International Letter (1 oz)    $1.55

International Postcards     $1.55

U.S. New Issue Stamps

Most Recent U.S. Stamp Issues and Date of Issue

Underground Railroad

3-9-24

Postal Bulletin 22643

Bluegrass

3-15-24

Postal Bulletin 22643

Garden Delights

3-16-24

Postal Bulletin 22643

News From American Topical Association

ATA News

It's February and Love is in the Air!

As we celebrate Valentine’s Day it’s fun to look at the colorful and creative stamps that have been issued around the world. All of these stamps can be found on ATA checklist #1263 which includes 1,091 stamps that picture hearts. There is also checklist #313 that includes medical related hearts (743 items) and list #1392 of Valentine’s Day specific stamps (147 items). You can shop for these checklists and 1,647 others in the Resources section of the ATA website. Take a moment to explore the new Checklist System, which makes it easy to browse and order checklists.

If you are an ATA member, go to our website for more information and to place your order. (This is a service for members only. If you are not a member, join today!)

Big Lick Stamp Club is a Proud Member of the

American Philatelic Society

American Topical Association

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