Around the Council: Clubs and Members

Around the Council: Clubs and Members

Friends of the Western Philatelic Library This is a repeat of the article from our last issue, because the need is still great. Note the new mailing address for FWPL and the Western Philatelic Library PO Box 7063, Redwood City, CA 94063. Bob Gordon of San Francisco is...

Other Council News

Jo Skinner to Retire from FWPL Board Jo Skinner has been associated with the Western Philatelic Library for more than 40 years. At the May FWPL Board Meeting, Jo announced her intention to step down from her position as Treasurer of FWPL, Inc. at the end of this year,...
October President’s Column

October President’s Column

Fellow Collectors: First, I hope the fires stayed away from everyone’s stamp collection. My home security is not for theft but for fire. The possible thief wouldn’t know the straw from the chaff and wouldn’t have time to take it all. The fire would burn it all. With...
Who is a stamp collector?

Who is a stamp collector?

Well, the answer is you and me, of course. However, there are many yous and many mes. We collect for many reasons, but are we fundamentally different from the non-collectors? Maybe, or yes because we are savers; we are not use-once-and-replace people. We hang on to...
Changes at WESTPEX: Ed and Judy Jarvis Retire

Changes at WESTPEX: Ed and Judy Jarvis Retire

WESTPEX 2017 was another smashing success, garnering praise from APS Executive Director Scott English and just about everyone who attended. The show theme was the 50th anniversary of the “Summer of Love” in San Francisco. At the opening if the show and at social...