John J. Britt

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Chairman of the Board John J. Britt, seated at right at the Hollywood Stamp Club (Florida). Seated center is president Uhle York with his wife Edith York. Standing are officers of the club (from left) Irwin Brown, Tom Bojanowski, unknown person, Benjamin Wishnietsky, Jerry Kedrierski, unknown person. (Florida c1975)

John J. Britt was a member and past president (1953-54)[1] of the Collectors Club of New York and was awarded the Lichtenstein Medal in 1961 for his contributions to philately.[2]

Philatelic literature[edit]

John Britt authored various studies including:

  • French Colonial Semi-Postal Air Mail Proofs of the "French State" (Vichy)[3]

Retirement[edit]

John Britt, a past president of the Collectors Club of New York retired to Florida. In 1969 he and seven other philatlists reorganized a tiny stamp club of only a dozen members into the Hollywood Stamp Club in Hollywood, Florida,[4] one of the largest and most active stamp clubs in the nation.[5] He was elected Chairman of the Board of the Hollywood Stamp Club, a post he retained for many years in the 1960s and 1970s.

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