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Scott Trepel: The Miller Collection and The Era of Private Bank Note Company Stamps 1842-1892

The Fifth Annual Maynard Sundman Lecture
October 21, 2006

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Writer, researcher and auctioneer Scott Trepel guided the audience on a tour of the classic era of U.S. philately, displaying examples from The New York Public Library's legendary Benjamin K. Miller collection.

Trepel is a member of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum’s Council of Philatelists and president of Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries in New York City. He has written numerous works including auction catalogues that have become standard philatelic reference works,The City Despatch Post 1842-1852 Issues: A Study of America’s First and Most Versatile Stamp-producing Plate and Wells, Fargo & Company 1861 Pony Express Issues.

Trepel is author of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum exhibition catalogue, Rarity Revealed: The Benjamin K. Miller Stamp Collection.