Exhibits and Presentations

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PhilaMercury Digital Rendezvous 2017 (PDR 2017)
Now (Aug 21) open for entries



PhilaMercury Digital Rendezvous 2016 (PDR 2016)
96 one frame exhibits were entered and are linked from index page
New Mexico Postal History

David New (3)
The Crimean War

Armando Grassi
Unofficial Registration, 1845 - 1855

James Milgram

Nepal Classic Stamp Issues

Richard Frajola

Philadelphia - Great Britain Mails

John Barwis
U.S. 10 Postage Stamp of 1869

Michael Laurence

U.S. Civil War Era Fiscal History Panorama

Michael Mahler

Integral Rate Postmarks of Cincinnati, Ohio

Matthew Liebson

Tibet, 1912-1960
the stamps and their use
as shown NYC2016 show

Rainer Fuchs

Greece Large Hermes Heads, stamps and covers

Richard Frajola

The Wine Stamp Enthusiast

Henry Conland


Boston Postal History to 1851

(2015 Champion of Champions winner)

Mark Schwartz

1869 Issue Uses to France

NYC 2016 Court of Honor Exhibit

Steve Walske

Transcontinental Pony Express

NYC 2016 Court of Honor Exhibit

Steve Walske

California Postal History to statehood

The "Alta California" collection (1)


North American Blockade Run Mail, 1775-1865
(2015 version)

Steve Walske (8)

Huntsville, AL in the CSA

Michael O'Reilly (1)

The Vital Role of Waterways in the Carriage of CSA Mail

Steven Roth (2)
Overland Mails of the Westward Expansion

Steve Walske
Confederate States Navy

James Myerson
US Imperforate Issues 1851-1856
(C of C 2014)

Gordon Eubanks (10)

New York Supplementary Mail, 1853-1877

Nick Kirke (1)
1870-1871 Franco-Prussian War Siege Mail
(Philex99 Grand Prix)

Steve Walske (8)
1870-1871 Boules de Moulins Mail to Besieged Paris

Steve Walske (2)
Fresno and San Francisco Bicycle Mail of 1894

Leonard Hartmann (2.5)

Texas Under Six Flags, 1801 - 1865

(2013 exhibit)

Vince King (5)

Mourning covers of the Confederacy

(Rev. 8. 2015)

Paul Bearer (1)

United States Mail
(2014 exhibit)

George Kramer (8)

Large Numeral Postage Dues
(postal history & stamps as separate exhibits)

John Irwin (4)

Covers of the World, 1840-1860
(a collection)

Richard Frajola (6)

New York Foreign Mails, 1870-1878

Nick Kirke (8)

(rev 2012)

Metz Balloon Posts, 1870

Steve Walske (1)
US External Mail Routes: 1856-1870
(Japan 2011)

Armando Grassi (8)
Early Contract Steamship Mail

Yamil Kouri (1)

San Francisco: Postal Hub 1849 to 1869
(Japan 2011)

Steve Walske (8)

Aerial Mail Headlines: 1910-1916

James Myerson (7)
The San Francisco
Cogwheel Cancel

Rick Mingee (1)
British Post Offices in the Levant

Alexios Papadopoulos (8)
1898 Trans-Miss Issue

Columbian Stamp Co (5)
Dakota Territorial Expresses

Ken Stach (2)

Civil War Blockade Mail (part 3 of major exhibit)

Steve Walske (3)

Packet Mail between USA and FRANCE, 1783-1793

Steve Walske (1)

The Path to the Philadelphia Exchange Office

John Barwis (5)


3c Nesbitts
Workhorse of the Texas Mails

Vince King (1)

French Military Forces in Rome,

Richard Frajola (1+)

Tales from the Blockade

Richard Frajola (1)

Mail Directives on Western Mail

a client (2)

US - Australia Mail
pre UPU

Dale Forster (1)

Printed Mail
(C of C 2009)

Ron Cipolla (10)

The Battle of Hampton Roads

James Myerson (1)

Mobile, Alabama CSA Provisional Issue

Van Koppersmith

Mail Between US and France: 1840-1875

Steve Walske (8)

Civil War - Through the Lines Special Mail Routes

Steve Walske (8)

1870-1871 Franco-Prussian War

Steve Walske (5)



Paying the Postage in the United States: 1776 - 1921
(Wash 2006)

Richard Frajola (5)


US Contract Railways

Hugh Feldman


Roman Republic Coins

Richard Frajola

Tract House Patriotics

Richard Frajola (.5)


Royal Mail Steam Packets Through Mobile

Van Koppersmith (1)

Costa Rica
(Wash 2006)

Frederick Mayer (8)

 Macao pre 1900

Frederick Mayer (8)

Spanish Marianas

Frederick Mayer (1)

Steam Panama

Frederick Mayer (1)

Colorado Postal History
Frederick Mayer (3)


PDF only

Colorado Territory Revenue Stamped Paper

Frederick Mayer

The English Setter in America

Francine Frajola (1.5)

Multiple Impressions on Postal Cards

William Weiss (1)

The Pony Express
Steve Walske (1)

1893 Columbian Issue

Columbian Stamp (6)

1713.jpg (30090 bytes)

"1857 Treaty Mail to France by the French Line"

Richard Frajola (1)

Great Britain Imperforate Line Engraved - the Vanity and the Insanity.

Richard Frajola (1)

"1857 Treaty Mail to France
the Philadelphia Exchange Office"

Richard Frajola (1)


Mock US & Canada Carriers and Locals

Richard Frajola (4)

Life & Times of Abraham Lincoln

Floyd Risvold (1)

US 15c Lincoln 1866-1868 Issues
Bill Ainsworth (1+)

US 1869 Issue - Ninety Cents Lincoln

Bill Ainsworth (1)

Six Cent Lincoln 1870-1882

Bill Ainsworth (10)

Five Cent Lincoln 1903-1908

Bill Ainsworth (3)

Lincoln Portrait Stationery 1866-1899

Bill Ainsworth (10)

Four Cent Lincoln 1890-1898

Bill Ainsworth (3)

Five Cent Lincoln 1903 Registered

Bill Ainsworth (1)

China & Japan Mails

Bill Ainsworth (1)

New Caledonia

Frederick Mayer (5)

Colorado Territorial Currency

Frederick Mayer (1)

Five cent 1856 issue

Frederick Mayer (6)

Nova Scotia stamps and postal history. 

Frederick Mayer (5)

 Combination Frankings

Floyd Risvold (4)

"Gold Rush"

Floyd Risvold (1)

The "Lafayette" Collection of classic errors of France. Sold on behalf of a client.


Highlights of the "Lafayette" Collection of United States 1869 Pictorial Issue. Sold on behalf of a client.

Denmark classic stamps and covers

Richard Frajola (2)

Patent Envelopes

Richard Frajola (1)



A Presentation

Charles Williams

Presented at WESTPEX


PDF only

Steamboat Yellowstone

Ken Stach


PDF only

California Private Mails, 1849 to 1856

Richard Frajola 100+ pages

PDF only

Nebraska Territory

Postal History

Ken Stach

PDF only

War of 1812 Special Mail Routes and Rates

(1991 exhibit)

Richard Frajola

PDF only

Early Distribution and Use of Postage Stamps in the United States, 1842 - 1904

(ca 2006)

Alan Berkun

PDF only

Colonial Mail

Joseph Carson

A 19 meg file. Collection shown in FIPEX 1956


PDF only

Parcel Cards from and to Canada

David Handleman

PDF only

US 1861 Issue
Images Only

JP Myerson

PDF only

US Fancy Stampless
(from slide show)

David Jarrett

PDFs only

Risvold albums
links to 82 PDF files

Floyd Risvold


PDF only

Missouri River Steamboats

Ken Stach


PDF only

China AR Mails
(for comment)

David Handelman

PDF only

Connecticut Railroad Covers

Richard Frajola


Great Britain

blank album pages

various styles
(1840 to 1935)

Richard Frajola

PDF only

10c Reay Entires
One Frame

R. Taschenberg

Richard Frajola (Aug 2017)