On Wednesday September 23 at 5:30pm EDT, the Collectors Club will be hosting “The Amazing Local Posts of Philadelphia, 1843-1861 ” ” a live, virtual program presentation by – Dr Vernon Morris Jr, Seebring, FL Zoom technology.
Dr Vernon Morris, Jr. is the winner of the 2006 APS Champion of Champions award for his exhibit, “Fighting the Fed in Philadelphia: Locals, Carriers, and Independent Mails, 1835 to 1867”. Subsequent international competition realized 5 large gold metals from China 2009, Italy 2009, Romania 2008, Hungary 2008, and most recently USA 2016. Morris went on to earn a second Susan McDonald Award for “The Franklin Carrier Stamp on Cover.” Twenty subsequent philatelic research articles in The Penny Post realized the Editor’s Award for best article in 2002, 2009, 2013, and 2014. Additional articles were published in the Collectors Club Philatelist, from which “The Philadelphia Despatch Post” was awarded best article of 2013. He has served the Philatelic Foundation since 2016 on the Board of Trustees as Secretary. Additional service has included President of the Carriers and Locals Society since 2016, and President of the Florida Postal History Society since 2019. Earlier this year he joined the Board of Trustees of the United States Philatelic Classics Society after serving for two years as Regional Vice President for Florida.
To register, please select the “Register Now” button below, which will bring you to Zoom, where the process will be completed.
The program will be accessible on your desktop computer or via apps on both iOS and Android devices.
If you are unable to attend, the talk will be archived on the Club’s website for viewing at a later time.
Please mark the day and time in your calendars. We look forwarding to seeing you on Wednesday September 23.
We will be using Zoom technology to overcome the limitations of our Clubhouse being closed and the restrictions of social distancing. This will be live and interactive program. The presentation can be accessed through your desktop computer or via apps on both IOS and Android devices. If you are unable to attend, the talk will be archived on the Club’s website for viewing at a later time.
Please mark the day and time in your calendars. We will be sending out the exact access instructions to register a week prior to the event.