Fresno Stamp Club
We meet each month on the first Saturday of each month at 12pm.
UPCOMING DATES (EVERYONE IS WELCOME!)
Saturday - July 7, 2018 - 12pm
Saturday - August 4, 2018 - 12pm
Saturday - September 1, 2018 - 12pm
Saturday - October 6, 2018 - 12pm
Saturday - November 3, 2018 - 12pm
Saturday - December 1, 2018 - 12pm
Fresno City College
1101 E University Ave, Fresno, CA 93741
Staff Dining Hall (Corner Of Weldon & College)
Building #3 In The Map Below
Everyone is welcome to come to a club meeting. It is free of charge and open to all ages.
FREE STAMP COLLECTION APPRAISALS
ring your collection to a club meeting to have one of our long-time collectors or professional stamp dealers provide an estimated value of what you have.
We have approximately 50 stamps on silent auction at each meeting. All items start below $5. Come to a club meeting to see the items up for auction. Auction items are provided by our club members.
We auction off around 100 stamps in a live auction setting with bid cards each club meeting. Items range from $5 and up, with a couple gems going over $100. Find great deals, typically better than you'd find on online bid sites like eBay. Grab a bidder number and join in the fun!
Our big event every year is FRESPEX (Fresno Philatelic Exhibition). This is the premier regular philatelic exhibition of the San Joaquin Valley and is the highlight of the philatelic year in the Fresno area.
Selling, swapping and buying: Club members have a chance to conduct their own exchange of material. Some "set up shop" with an exclusive collection. Others have only a few stamps to offer. There are always people willing to assist you in the building of your collection.
Talking, chatting, etc.: One of the true assets of our club is the vast collective knowledge of its members. Conversation with other collectors can help you gain a tremendous education about stamp collecting. Just plain socializing can be satisfying too.
Attendance Incentive Program (AIP) Drawing: At every meeting, one member's name is drawn. If the member is present at the meeting (and dues are current), that member is awarded the AIP amount. The amount starts at $10. If the person whose name is drawn is not present, the amount increases by $10 at the next club meeting. When the amount reaches $100, names are drawn until there is a winner. It then starts over again at $10. The prize may be used to pay dues or to purchase stamps in the Trader's Corner or Trader's Board.
FPS Notes: This is the FPS newsletter containing philatelic articles, news of meetings, items for sale, and other activities in our hobby. It is issued on a monthly basis.
Monthly Mailing: Every month, a mailing is sent to all members. The mailing includes the monthly minutes, FPS Notes, and lists of both Trader's Board and Trader's Corner lots. Members with valid email addresses will receive their copy via email unless they request that it be mailed via USPS. .