American First Day Cover Society
AFDCS Chapter 56
Texas Philatelic Association

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

Chapter Meeting Highlights - program topics and the presenters:

Click on the topics in red to see the program material.

  • Famous Americans : Bill Pry
  • Americover 2019 : D. A. Lux
  • Staehle : Mike Gibson
  • Interesting FDC's : Mike Gibson
  • Naval Covers : Tricia & Darcy Richmond
  • Bevil's Celebrate the Century FDC's : Ron Aljoe
  • The 50 Star Flag Issue : Jeff Erichson (Collector's Club of Dallas)
  • Exhibiting Basics : D. A. Lux
  • Women on Stamps : Kris McIntosh (presented in AZ)
  • Purple Around the World : D. A. Lux
  • 1938 Presidential Series 4 1/2 cent : Stanley Christmas
  • Colorano : Bill Pry
  • C. Stephen Anderson : Mike Gibson
  • How to Read an Auction Catalog : Norm Cohen
  • Small collections - Large amount of fun : Bob McDermott
  • Early Space Program : Jesse Covey
  • 1938 Presidential Series : Bill Pry
  • Annual Chapter Auction : Bob McDermott
  • FDC addressed to North and South America : D. A. Lux
  • Americover 2017 : D. A. Lux
  • Love Stamps : D. A. Lux
  • The Experience of Exhibiting : Kris McIntosh
  • A Beginner's Collection of First Day Covers : Jon Goins
  • Scout Covers : Bill Pry
  • C76/2419 - Apollo 11 : Bill Pry
  • TEXPEX 2017 - History of Pugh Cachets : Kaitlyn Altieri
  • Texas Covers : Cliff Way
  • Bevil Sports Covers : Ron Aljoe
  • Annual Chapter Auction : Bob McDermott
  • Cachet Making--Designing, Printing and Servicing : Mike Gibson
  • Americover 2016 recap : D.A. Lux
  • “U.S. Postal Counterfeits” with 5-frame exhibit : John Hotchner
  • Show and Tell--Recent Purchases : All
  • Cachet Making--Designing, Printing and Servicing : Mike Gibson
  • TEXPEX recap: Bevil presentation, Kris McIntosh exhibit : McDermott/McIntosh/Lux
  • TEXPEX2016 -- "The Same Thing, With A Bit More" : Kendal Bevil
  • Chapter Cover catalog, Quilled Heart FD ceremony : Aljoe/Gibson/Lux
  • Old Covers : Jesse Covey
  • Chapter 56 covers : Aljoe/Benson/Richmond/McDermott
  • Bevil Sports covers II : Ron Aljoe
  • Award Winning Covers 2014 AFDCS Contest : Bob Emrick
  • Americover 2015 Overview : D.A. Lux
  • "The World’s Longest and Most Important Air Mail Route” : Ken Lawrence
  • TEXPEX-Pugh Cachets (cancelled due to weather) : Shawnna Pugh-Altieri
  • First Cachets : Dave Lirette
  • Americover 2014 Overview : D.A. Lux
  • 2052-Treaty of Paris FDCs : Dave Lirette
  • 2224-Statue of Liberty FDCs : Dave Lirette
  • TEXPEX-Calle Cachets : Chris Calle
  • C76-Apollo Moon landing : Bill Pry
  • U.S. Joint Issues : Jesse Covey and Dave Lirette
  • Bevil Sports covers I : Ron Aljoe
  • Colorano Handpainted covers : Dave Lirette
  • Americover 2013 Overview : D.A. Lux
  • Collecting Topical FDCs - Penguins : Anne Benner
  • Transportation Coils : Anne Benner
  • TEXPEX - “Visions and Voices of American Women” : Kris McIntosh
  • Scott #947/948 - 1947 Philatelic Exhibition stamp : Bob McDermott
  • Doris Gold Cachets : Dave Lirette
  • Americover 2012 Overview : Marilyn Baerr and D.A. Lux
  • “14 Years as a Bourse Dealer” : Tom Cunningham
  • Topper Stamps : Jesse Covey
  • USS Texas Naval Covers : Bob McDermott
  • Barbara Montgomery Covers : Bob McDermott
  • Brooklyn Bridge stamp and FDCs : D.A. Lux
  • The Ins and Outs of Buying and Selling FDC's on E-Bay : Dave Lirette
  • Roller Coaster Ride of Exhibiting (cancelled) : Marilyn Baerr
  • #10 Covers : All
  • Carol Gordon Cachets : Paul Benson
  • ArtCraft : Bill Pry
  • The Four Chaplains : Bob McDermott
  • TEXPEX : Norm Cohen
  • Trains : Cliff Way
  • Bevil Covers : Bob McDermott
  • Pugh Covers : Tricia Richmond
  • Ham Covers : Loretta Starr
  • History on Covers : Cliff Way
  • 938-The Texas Centennial : Bob McDermott
  • Baseball covers : Paul Benson
  • Carol Gordon Cachets : Marilyn Baerr
  • Americover 2008 Overview and Experiences as an Exhibitor : Marilyn Baerr
  • ACE Cover Exchange : Tricia Richmond
  • TEXPEX - “Two Hobbies Collide” : Bob Emrick
  • 1995 Texas Statehood FDCs : Cliff Way
  • FDC collecting and my favorite FDCs : Jones McConnell
  • Texas History : Fred Starr
  • Christmas FDC : Loretta Starr
  • Texas FDCs : Bob McDermott
  • TEXPEX-NY Stock Exchange stamp (Sc 2630) and FDCs : Bob McDermott
  • C. Stephen Anderson : Mike Gibson
  • Transportation Coils : Bob Benner
  • Washington 2006 “Adventures of a Letter” : Paul Benson
  • PAN AM Airlines, the first Transpacific flight, C115 : Fred Greene
  • TEXPEX - McIntosh Cachets Second Day Ben Franklin stamp : Tricia Richmond
  • Chapter Website : David Richmond
  • Show and Tell : All
  • Torkel Gundel video, Gundel covers : Paul Benson
  • Torkel Gundel : Paul Benson
  • Americover 2005 : Paul Benson
  • Torkel Gundel : Paul Benson
  • TEXPEX : Norm Cohen
  • 1932 Olympics : Sharon Whiting
  • U.S. Special Delivery : Bob Benner
  • Christmas FDCs : Jesse Covey
  • United Nations : Jesse Covey
  • Collecting First Day Covers : Jesse Covey