George Washington Masonic Stamp Club

GWMSC Membership Information

Any Freemason in good standing with a recognized Blue Lodge may join.
Benefits of Joining:
  • Life Membership in GWMSC. No dues.
  • GWMSC Life Membership card.
  • A Member Attending the Annual Meeting in February may request the "Master of Philately", & receive a Certificate at no added fee.

GWMSC Membership Application Form:
.PDF or Word.Doc
The addition of an online application is being planned at this time.

Who Can Join?

Any Freemason in good standing with a recognized Blue Lodge may join, but membership is not required to collect our club covers!We strongly encourage membership from National Capital Area Freemasons interested Cover collecting, who have sufficient to actively participate in meetings and club operations.

GWMSC Membership, attendance at any Annual Meeting(February), and an advance reservation are required to obtain the Master of Philately, conferred annually by GWMSC at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. Contact any GWMSC Officer in advance for your degree reservation.

How do you join?

To join we need a completed application and your life membership dues.
Note: The copy shown below, without graphics, will not print properly on a single page.
You may print the preferred form in PDF or Word document format via the links above.

Life Membership Application in the (GWMSC)

George Washington Masonic Stamp Club

I, ______________________________________________ hereby make
application for membership in the George Washington Masonic Stamp Club.
City______________________________________ State___________________
Zip+4 ____________________ e-mail: _________________________________
Name of Blue Lodge______________________________________#_________
Located at________________________________________________________
Other Masonic affiliations_____________________________________________
Do you have a Masonic collection of any kind?
[ ] U. S.    [ ] Foreign     [ ] Mint    [ ] Used    [ ] Covers
My philatelic interests include__________________________________________
(Name of countries)

$20.00 Life Membership U.S.D. No Dues!


Recommended by _________________________________________

Applicationsfor membership should be addressed to our Past President & Secretary:

GWMSC, c/o John R. Allen, CPA
2831 Swanhurst Drive
Midlothian, VA 23113-2278
GWMSChome page:
emails: or

IMPORTANT: To avoid unnecessary delay on passing upon this application, please include satisfactory proof of membership in your lodge, such as a photocopy of your current year’s Blue lodge dues card, or a letterform the Secretary of your lodge. Applications are held until the next meeting,in February or September, and are voted upon then. The Master of Philately is conferred once annually each February.

Rev.02/22/2009 - email is GWMSC’s primary means of communication.

Our Schedule:

The Club now meets once a year; In February.
At our Annual Meeting in February we confir the Master of Philately Degree on awaiting candidates.
Our Semi-Annual Meetings in September have been called off at this time.