Announcements & Events

Steamer Henny Woermann while in Lome, Togo, 26 March 1912

“Wilhelmshavener Issue” cancelled in Münster, 25 November 1901

Announcements

(New!) Album Pages for Postmarks of Kamerun Now Available

Album pages for the Postmarks of Kamerun are now available for download for free in the album pages section.

(New!) New Issue of Vorläufer Available for Viewing

The December 2023 issue of Vorläufer has been added to the Vorläufer archives. (Members Only)

Newly Remodeled Website

As you’ve no doubt noticed in reaching this page, the GCCG website has recently undergone a major renovation.  If you need assistance in finding anything, or if you notice any typos, errors, bugs, etc., or if you just have a comment, please contact Jed Dorman at the address shown on the Contact Us page or through the form on the same page.

Soliciting Journal Articles

We are currently seeking articles for the next issue of Vorläufer.  If you have an idea for a topic or a completed article for publication, please contact Oliver Wyrtki at the address shown on the Contact Us page, or contact the site admin through the form on the same page.

Reminder Regarding Exhibits & Presentations

Just a reminder that we maintain an archive of exhibits and presentations on German Colonial topics.  You can find the Exhibits & Presentations page here – also linked from the menu at the top of every page.  If you have digital copy of an exhibit or presentation that you would like to share with the community for everyones education and enjoyment, please contact Jed Dorman at the address shown on the Contact Us page or through the form on the same page.

“Wilhelmshavener Issue” cancelled in Münster, 25 November 1901

Upcoming Events

Quarterly Zoom Meetings

We hold Zoom meetings at least once a quarter.  For details on the next meeting, keep an eye on this space or contact Oliver Wyrtki at the address shown on the Contact Us page, or contact the site admin through the form on the same page.

GPS Zoom Meetings

The Germany Philatelic Society (our parent organization) has also started to hold online meetings via Zoom. Please visit their website for further details.

Great American Stamp Show 2024

We anticipate holding a hybrid in-person/online meeting at the Great American Stamp Show 2024, to be held in Hartford, CT, from 15-18 August 2024, so mark your calendars and keep and eye on this space for further details as the date approaches.  If you are interested in presenting at that meeting, contact please contact Oliver Wyrtki at the address shown on the Contact Us page, or contact the site admin through the form on the same page.

Tsingtau, Kiautschou, 10 July 1914, with Russian Censorship