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Statement of Purpose

The American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors exists to share and discuss ideas and techniques for improving standards of exhibit preparation, judging, and the management of exhibitions. We serve the entire range of people who work or have an interest in one or more of these fields; whether novice, experienced, or just beginning to think about getting involved. Through pursuit of our purposes, it is our goal to encourage your increasing participation and enjoyment of philatelic exhibiting, and to ensure the health of this part of our hobby.

Founded in 1986, the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors is a worldwide organization of stamp collectors who exhibit their collections competitively and work together for the betterment of philatelic exhibiting and judging standards and practices. AAPE membership is open to all philatelists who love, and participate in, the world of stamp shows.

APS Exhibiting Summer Courses for 2018

APS Summer Seminar on Philately is held annually at the American Philatelic Center in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. It is a once-a-year opportunity to expand your philatelic knowledge and meet others who share your passion and interests. All courses are led by philatelic experts who are accomplished writers, exhibitors, expertizers, dealers, and specialized collectors. Intermediate Exhibiting & Advanced Exhibiting.

The Path To Gold

The Path To Gold Cover The American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors is now accepting orders for "The Path To Gold", 175 Proven Stamp Exhibiting Tips, By Steven Zwillinger. Check out the Tip Index, and the Master Subject Index, and also the Master Cross Reference for Path to Gold And Sources.

Please go to the Book Order page.
The Path To Gold Cover