For several years, our website featured a USCS member each month with a short article.  Most of these were written by Steve Shay.  We have had, and still do have, remarkable members, with significant stories of fascinating endeavors and encounters.  This collection of Member of the Month articles documents their stories, and their noteworthy accomplishments.


Blair, John

John Blair, USCS #11,840 John fits at least some of profile of a typical member. He hasn’t authored a naval cover catalog, hasn’t prepared thousands of cachets, doesn’t belong to

Hesse, Alex

Alex Hesse, USCS #H-163 Most members have probably heard of Alex Hesse; he sponsored or service dozens of covers and printed hundreds of covers for others over approximately a 40