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Welcome to the Fred C. Sawyer
North TX Chapter 56
of the American First Day Cover Society
Texas Philatelic Association Unit #6

Texas Philatelic Association

We are a local chapter of the American First Day Cover Society (AFDCS) located in the northern suburbs of Dallas, Texas. Chapter meetings are usually held on Saturday mornings at the Wineburgh Philatelic Library in the Special Collections area of the McDermott Library at the University of Texas at Dallas. Except during the summer months we generally meet on a monthly basis. We meet to study, trade and discuss First Day Covers, Event Covers and other items of philatelic interest.

The Chapter is open to all those interested in First Day Cover collecting from the beginner to the advanced collector. If you are a stamp collector and think you might have leanings towards FDC collecting - come and visit.

For information about our chapter please contact:

Special Announcement:

A catalog of Chapter 56's covers is now available. This is a catalog of all the covers produced by the chapter. Click here to view the catalog.

Note: This is a living docment that will be updated as new covers are added.

  2015-2016 Chapter Meeting Topics
  October 10, 2015


  • 9 AM - 10 AM: Shop and Swap or just have a cup of coffee and chat
  • 10 AM - 11 AM: Business Meeting
    • Secretaries Report - Anne Benner
    • Treasurers Report - Bob McDermott
    • Presidents Comments - Paul Benson
    • Topics for discussion:
  • 11AM until noon:
    • Chapter Covers - we will see if any members have covers that are not on the web listing developed by Bill Pry. Also we are trying to identify the cachet designers.
  November 14, 2015
  Meeting Topic: Annual Fundraising Auction
  December 2015
  Meeting Topic: Dec Annual Christmas Party
Date and Location TBA
  January 2016
  Meeting Topic: TBA
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