April 2011 - Post Rider - YOKHSC

April 2011 - Post Rider

After about a year of interrupted Post Rider, we are picking up from where we left off. The snow has melted and spring has arrived.

Important Dates:Wed, 06-April-2011 Show & Tell - Mistakes.
Tues, 26-April-2011 Presentation: Tall Stamps of South Australia.
Tues, 26-April-2011 Auction Submission Date
Tues, 17-May-2011 Auction Night.

1. Thank you - Bob Kugel
2. New Location & New Timing
3. Membership Dues
4. Library
5. Schedule for Quarter - Q2 - 2011
6. Auction Reminder

Thank you to Bob Kugel Bob Kugel made the first presentation for 2011 which was very entertaining. The subject was "The Sterling Machine Definitives of Great Britain". We thank him for his efforts and doing it on a very short notice.

New Location & New Timing
Please note our new location,
Darien Library 1441 Post Rd, Darien, Connecticut 06820
(203) 655-1234 ‎ darienlibrary.org

Meeting Time will be 7:30 PM instead of 8:00 PM in the past.

Membership Dues
Membership dues have gone up from $20 to $25. There is a small increase this year in part to offset the cost of our Library space of $50 per meeting. Contributions to supplement our efforts are welcome.

Please mail your checks to
Jerry Logan
12 Perry Avenue
Port Chester,
NY 10573

YOKHSC's library is in transition in that it is being moved from the church over the next few weeks and will be housed temporarily in Jim Edwards office. Requests for books/catalogues should be made directly to Jim.

Schedule for the Quarter - Q2 - 2011
April 6th ( Wednesday ) - 7:30 pm.
Topic: Show & Tell Mistakes. Bring an item from your collection that wasn't what you thought it would be ( a forgery or misidentified item ). Alternatively bring an EFO ( error, frek or oddity ).

April 26th ( Tuesday ) - 7:30 pm
Presentation : "The Tall stamps of South Australia" by Jim Edwards

Auction - May 17th ( Tuesday ) - 7:30 pm.
If you are thinking about selling your collection, duplicates, exibit or a single rarity, it makes sense to talk to our very own leading stamp auctioneer at the club, Mr John Lydecker. His knowledge on various philatelic areas, coupled with his expertise and marketing skills would add that edge to sell your goods and get you the best bang for the buck. There has never been a better time. Call now!!!!

Submissions for the auction are now being accepted. Consigners are urged to please use, and fill out, the club auction sheets for all lots submitted.
Last date of Submission 26-April-2011.
Annual Dinner / Gathering

No formal meetings are scheduled for June, however we are working on an informal pot luck evening at a member's home on or about June 22nd. This would replace our annual party which we missed this past November/December. Please also note the new start time of 7:30 pm for our meetings.

2009 - Oct Post Rider

June 2009 - Post Rider


Important Dates:

Wed, 14-Oct-2009 Auction by John
Wed, 21-Oct-2009 Program by Ken Kutz
Wed, 09-Dec-2009 Dinner

Auction by John
Our Auction is scheduled for Wed, 14-Oct.

Attached is the lot list.
I have an attachment as well as an online link if you do not have Microsoft Office or Excel 2003 on your computers.
Click here to access to it online.

Click here to view the images of the Auction Lot

Program by Ken Kutz
In the last 20 years Ken has received over 100 Certificates and physical awards for exhibits he has shown around the world. Also included will be certificates for presentation he has made to a great variety of stamp clubs.
Some of the awards have fascinating stories that will be of interest to all collectors or exhibitors. Ken is a passionate exhibitor himself and he also has been a judge at many show exhibits.
In the last 25 years, Ken has given over 30 presentations to YOKHSC. He has been a mentor to many at YOKHSC.
We are fortunate to have him as club member and look forward for another wonderful presentation from him.

Annual Dinner

Mark your calendars,

ANNUAL DINNER - Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Rte. 33 - Exit 41 off Merritt Parkway , Westport , Ct
(203) 222-9549

Cash Bar: 7:00 PM – Hors D’Oeuvres Dinner – 8:00 PM


Garden Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing

Entrée Selections – choose one

Certified Angus Beef Boneless New York Sirloin
New Zealand rack of lamb
Chicken Francaise
Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon in White Wine Sauce with Capers
Vegetarian Plate – available

All entrees served with potato or rice, and fresh vegetable


Coffee, Tea, or Decaf

You may make your Entrée selection at dinner time


The cost is $45.00 per person, including tax and gratuity


Please be so kind as to let us know if you (and your guest) plan to attend the dinner. We need to have your reservations by Dec. 1 st

You may mail your check for $45.00 per person
no later than December 1st, to :
Jerry Logan
12 Perry Avenue
Port Chester, NY 10573

You may call to reserve by dec. 1st, and pay at the door

For reservations or a question? Call: Marion @ (203) 966-0175
or Jerry @ (914) 939-8291