Cultural Objects, Photos and Documents
Postal Exhibit Cover
PeopleAssociated Person: Richard Giessler
Associated Person: Maurice Slusher
PlacesFloyd (Courthouse District)
- Length: 9 1/2 inches
- Width: 4 inches
This standard business envelope has a 29 cent first class postage stamp affixed commemorating Ben Franklin and the National Postal Museum. The custom cancellation stamp was designed as a part of the 1994 Historical Society postal exhibit at Old Church Gallery.
KeywordsPostal cover, commemorative stamps, stamp cancellations
Floyd County Historical Society members Richard “Dick” Giessler and Maurice Slusher served as guest curators for this exhibit. Both were stamp collectors and Maurice had retired after many years working for the Postal Service.