Today, June 26, kicks off the PMCC Post Mark Collectors Club Convention 2017 in Reno, Nevada; the event is running through Thursday. The image upper left is of their 1987 PMCC Convention Pictorial Postmark.
Post Mark Collectors Club – “Enthusiasts of Postmarks, Postal History and Post Office History.”
Be sure to check out their Introduction to Postmark Collecting.
“Postmark collecting is a diverse, wide-ranging hobby, and collectors’ preferences embody the universe of potential collection opportunities available. One can collect ‘ordinary’, everyday cancellations; eighteenth-century postal history; pictorial cancels; machine cancels; mailer’s postmark permits; First Day Covers; Doane cancels; military postal history; precancels; and more.”
Here is a link to my blog post last year on the Post Mark Collectors Club.
Post Mark Collectors Club Convention 2017
“Every year some devoted PMCC locals book a hotel, assemble the details (no small task!), and invite us to explore their corner of the country. There are tables of free postmarks, a couple of philatelic auctions, an ice cream walk, and good friends. It’s like a family reunion, complete with t-shirts—albeit one with its own postal station and pictorial cancellation…” to read more click here.
Reading about the Post Mark Collectors Club Convention makes me want to investigate it to attend in the future!
I’m already anticipating a future blog post on their PMCC Post Office Directory. In looking at the PMCC Online Post Office Photo Collection with 26,000 photos, I did not find my local Post Office listing for here in North Carolina. Go ahead and look up your local Post Office and see if there is a photo it!
Post Mark Collectors Club Convention Attribution & Thank you to the following who are referenced today
Post Mark Collectors Club Convention, Image Logo, Image from 1987 PMCC Convention Pictorial Postmark, excerpt
AnchoredScraps.com daily blog post: Post Mark Collectors Club, April 08, 2016, by Helen Rittersporn.