The Precancel Stamp Society

Est. 1912

Advantages of Membership

  • You are placed on a fraternal basis with active and intelligent collectors who are at all times willing to enter philatelic relations with you.
  • You can attend the annual PSS convention held in different parts of the country every year. Also meet, trade, buy and sell precancels with fellow precancel collectors and dealers.
  • You receive the yearbook of the society containing a complete roster of members that indicates their collecting interests thus providing a basis to make contact with collectors sharing your interests. The yearbook also contains advertising by members only.
  • You receive The Precancel Forum, our official organ and the leading publication in the precancel field. The wide variety of topics contained in the forum each month has something of interest for nearly every collector.
  • Via The Precancel Forum, you receive periodic updates to all of the PSS Catalogs.
  • You receive a discount of ~10% off the purchase price for all PSS Catalogs.
  • You receive access to the “Members Only” portion of the PSS website which contains back issues of The Precancel Forum as well as updates to the primary PSS Catalogs as they are completed.

Here’s a Brief history of the PSS.

Official PSS Documents:

Officers of the PSS:

  • Mike Molle, President,
  • Ralph Kimball, Vice-President
  • T.G. Rehkop, Secretary,
  • Larry Rausch, Treasurer,
  • Larry Patterson Publication Editor-Business Mgr, Forum,
  • Dick Kalmbach, Promotional Secretary,
  • Arnold Selengut, APS Representative
  • Dave Smith, Specifications Chairman
  • James Callis, Historian
  • Mike Hynes, Webmaster

PSS Board of Governors

  • Tom Crichton, Chairman
  • Eugene Byers
  • Dale Malzahn
  • Loren Neuharth

Local Sections of the PSS:

Besides joining the PSS, there are also local precancel clubs which hold local trading sessions and meetings. This is the best way to meet fellow collectors, and learn about precancel collecting. Find your local section, and join one!

Arizona Precancel Club, BR 39
c/o Mathew Stephenson
3650 W. Fairview Lane
Chandler, AZ 85226

Capital Precancel Club , BR 6-14
c/o James R. Callis, Jr
621 N. Saint Asaph St. #404
Alexandria, VA 22314

Dutch Study Group , BR 40
Jan Kant
Frans Halsstraat 1
1816 CM Alkmaar
The Netherlands

Eastern Pennsylvania Precancel Soc. , BR-8
c/o Robert Wollert
10 Van Saun Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628

Florida Precancel Club , BR 9-33
c/o Butch James
2003 El Rancho Drive
Sun City Center, FL 33573-5154

German Precancel Society , BR 32
c/o Heinz Kaussen
Neuenhofstr, 70
52078 Aachen,

Golden Gate Precancel Society , BR 6
c/o Mike Hynes
Box 866
Folsom, CA 95763

Hoosier Precancel Club

Illini Precancel Stamp Club , BR 7-29
c/o Carl Moore
3009 Kingsley Drive
Decatur, IL 62521

Kentucky Precancel Society , BR 41
c/o Michael Strother
4677 Spring Creek Dr.
Lexington, KY 40515

Missouri Precancel Club , BR 10-4
c/o Dan Bougher
14618 Big Timber Lane
Chesterfield, MO 63017

New England Precancel Club , BR 4-5
c/o Phillip Cayford
Box 497
Dublin, NH 03444

Ohio Precancel Club , BR 3-21
c/o Robert Bruhn Jr
3435 Cornwall Dr NW
Canton, OH 44708

Southern California Precancel Club , BR 15
c/o Rollo Sternaman
7842 Rhine Drive
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Tennessee Precancel Club
c/o Stuart Hanlein
6607 Brackett Road
Knoxville, TN  37938-3310

Texas Precancel Club , BR 13-24
c/o John C. Foster
4113 Paint Rock Drive
Austin, TX 78731

How to join the PSS?
Print this form and mail to the address provided!