Cultural Objects, Photos and Documents

Postal Exhibit Cover

People
Associated Person: Richard Giessler
Associated Person: Maurice Slusher
Date
1994
Places
Floyd (Courthouse District)
Material/Medium

Paper

Specifications
  • Length: 9 1/2 inches
  • Width: 4 inches
Description

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.

Keywords
Postal cover, commemorative stamps, stamp cancellations
Notes

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.