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Big Lick Stamp Club

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Roanoke Valley

Roanoke, Virginia

Next Meeting

Next Big Lick Stamp Club Meeting

June 16, 2024

Join other stamp enthusiasts for Father's Day at the next meeting of the Big Lick Stamp Club, June 16. Following the business meeting at 2:00pm, VP of Programs, Hobie Pillsbury has lined up a special program: Whatcha Got? A Viewer "Show and Tell" at STAMPEX.

Meeting time and date: 2:00p, Sunday, June 16

Program: Whatcha Got? A Viewer "Show and Tell" at STAMPEX

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 ample parking in the back AND to the left of the synagogue.  Ingress and egress are very easy.  A few steps up from the back parking lot is the entrance.  The social hall is on the right upon entering. There is also a ramp to the door if required. Click HERE for directions.

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

Special Delivery

The wait is over... the second issue of StampEd is here!

 

In the Q2 issue, the StampEd team and our intrepid authors tackle some topics near and dear to our hearts. From patent medicine private die proprietary stamps to the digital philatelic ecosystem, from creating collage art with stamps to using tracing figures who might have been lost to history with philately, this issue runs the gamut — and that's not even mentioning the stamp show advice, bluegrass playlist, Postcrossing intro, stamp storage advice, and dives into UN stamps and cartophilately! A lot of love went into this issue, and we hope you love it right back.

Read Now

Click HERE to go to Gallery and view slideshow of

RoaPEx 2023 Fall Stamp Show

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

Click HERE for details.

For information about Area Stamp Shows Click HERE.

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

Click HERE for details.

U.S. New Stamp Issues

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

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Carnival Nights

6-6-24

Postal Bulletin 22649

Protect Sea Turtles

6-11-24

Postal Bulletin 22649

U.S. Flags

6-14-24

Postal Bulletin 22649

Migratory Bird Hunting

6-28-24

Postal Bulletin 22650

Shaker Design

6-20-24

Postal Bulletin 22650

Horses

6-17-24

Postal Bulletin 22650

ATA News

What is Topical Stamp Collecting?

Topical collectors concentrate on specific topics and themes represented by the stamps. Some collectors concentrate on the subject depicted in stamps, other are interested in stamps of specific color, stamps illustrated in a particular style or even stamps designed by a specific artist. The American Topical Association (ATA) is the world's largest organization for stamp collectors who focus on specific topics.  Learn more...

Big Lick Stamp Club is a Proud Member of the

American Philatelic Society

American Topical Association

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