David Abrahams Receives APS Award

David Abrahams Receives APS Award

Congratulations to Sequoia Stamp Club member David Abrahams who recently received a special pin from the American Philatelic Society celebrating his 50 years of APS membership. David, who joined our club in 2011, commutes to our meetings all the way from Livermore...
President’s Message, 2017 Quarter 4

President’s Message, 2017 Quarter 4

With this edition of Chatter we turn the year’s corner to autumn, holidays and winter. Often these are the year’s best weeks for collecting as colder weather draws us indoor to the hearth, table, and stamp den. Now is a good time to think about what collecting...
The Spirit of St. Louis

The Spirit of St. Louis

by Marsha Brandsdorfer While working as an airmail pilot, 24-year-old Charles A. Lindbergh decided to participate in a $25,000 contest offered by businessman Raymond Orteig to be awarded to the first flight that could fly successfully from New York to Paris....
Cover of the Month

Cover of the Month

by Jim Sauer This month’s cover is of a type we’ve all seen before— all, or most, of a set of stamps applied to a cover—some being first day of issue and some not. Our example is not a first day of issue. In looking at this one, however, a couple things caught my...
President’s Message – August 2017

President’s Message – August 2017

Six months of the 2017 club year now are behind us and summer’s warm days provide a great opportunity to reflect on your collecting goals for the rest of the year. The stamp show schedule is light until APS in Richmond in August kicks off the autumn season, but...
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