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This area of the AAPE website is to allow stamp collectors to publish their philatelic exhibits online. This will showcase quality exhibits and allow viewers to view exhibits that they might not be able to see otherwise. Viewers will now be able to see these exhibits and be able to examine and learn from them and hopefully get energized and exhibit themselves. If you have an exhibit that you would like to scan and send in, please see the upload page.




TitlePets through Time
ExhibitorReva Qiu
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the domestication of popular pets from 30,000 BC to the present.
Date Added6/28/2014
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleUsages of the U.S. World United Against Malaria commemorative issue of 1962
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis postal history exhibit is to demonstrate in a single frame, covers paying the many rates and services that the United States 4˘ malaria stamp could have been used for to send items through the mail.
Date Added4/6/2014
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleCanal Zone: The 1926 Sesquicentennial Issue
ExhibitorJohn Wynns
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis is a triditional single frame exhibit that tells the story of the only United States commemorative stamp that was overprinted CANAL ZONE for postage.
Date Added4/6/2014
Highest AwardSilver





TitlePeru's 12 Centavos Issue of 1905
ExhibitorJohn Wynns
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis traditional single frame exhibit tells the story of this stamp starting with the artists stamp-sized artwork, die proofs, plate proofs, specimens and uses from 1905 to 1909.
Date Added4/6/2014
Highest AwardGold





TitleBuilding a Nation ... one state at a time
ExhibitorAdam Mangold
Frames(Pages)4(64)
DescriptionA thematic exhibit showing via philatelic elements the creation and expansion of the various parts and territories into the United States of America.
Date Added2/23/2014
Highest AwardGold, Youth Grand





TitlePrivate Yachts Converted for US Naval Service
ExhibitorJeff Curtis
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit examines the postal history of the converted yachts that began entering naval service in 1898 and continued until the last converted yacht, the Presidential Yacht USS Williamsburg, was decomissioned in 1953
Date Added10/17/2013
Highest AwardVermeil, AAPE Award of Honor, Lighthouse Award, Best Novice, Most Popular One-Frame





TitleIn Come The Pigs
ExhibitorAmber O'Reilly
Frames(Pages)4(64)
DescriptionMany kinds of pigs are shown in this exhibit including wild, domestic, crafted and famous pigs. Stamps, essays, proofs, specimens, booklets, covers, postmarks, meters, postal stationary, errors, varieties, and souvenir sheets breathe life intothe pages that follow.
Date Added9/17/2013
Highest AwardYouth Grand





TitleOWLS
ExhibitorJesse Chevrier
Frames(Pages)4(64)
DescriptionOwls are Birds of Prey that use their strong talons to catch and kill their prey.
Date Added8/01/2013
Highest AwardYouth Grand





Title1982 Canadian Philatelic Youth Issue
ExhibitorMatthew Gaiser
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionA series of five stamps were issued by Canada Post tocommemorate the International Philatelic Youth Exhibition held in Toronto May 20, 1982.
Date Added7/28/2013
Highest AwardYouth Grand





TitleDairy Products of the Cow
ExhibitorAlexandra Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis illustrated mail exhibit, done through advertizing covers, will show dairy products made from cow?s milk for consumption.
Date Added7/25/2013
Highest AwardGold, Youth Grand





TitleThe USDA MyPlate Food Plate - Mapping Out the Foods
ExhibitorMia Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis thematic exhibit will describe the food allotments for the MyPlate Food Plate which replaced the Food Pyramid in 2012.
Date Added7/25/2013
Highest AwardGold





TitleGreat Lakes Passenger Steamships of Old
ExhibitorRoland Essig
Frames(Pages)10(120)
DescriptionThe intent of this exhibit is to give the viewer a feeling of what traveling around the Great Lakes was like during the 1880s and diminishing by th 1930s.
Date Added7/23/2013
Highest AwardGold, Most Popular Exhibit, Philatelic Congress Writeup Award





TitleWashington - Franklin One Cent Issues 1908 - 1923
ExhibitorGerry Farrelly
Frames(Pages)8(96)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the design, production, and use of the Washington and Franklin one-cent definitive stamps issued from 1908 to 1923 (also known as The Third Issue)
Date Added3/30/2013
Highest AwardGold
 Grand Award
 American Philatelic Society 1900–1940 Medal of Excellence





TitleThe Civil War Sun Picture Tax - TAXED PHOTOGRAPHS 1864-1866
ExhibitorBruce Baryla
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionThe Civil War Sun Picture Tax - TAXED PHOTOGRAPHS 1864-1866
Date Added3/19/2013
Highest AwardGold, International Large Vermeil





TitleThe design and production of stamps and postal stationery from the artist' drawings to the post office counter
ExhibitorMartin Nicholson
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionThe aim of this exhibit is to show the wide range of material that is generated and to demonstrate the roles of the artists, the craftsmen, the printers and the issuing aythorities who all have as their goal the production of a stamp or postal stationary.
Date Added2/27/2013





TitleEvidence of the 1932 Check Tax
ExhibitorBob Hohertz
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionTo show how makers of checks were notified of the amount being collected on each check or in the aggregate from the account, in lieu of the use of revenue stamps.
Date Added2/27/2013
Highest AwardGold





TitleRevenue Stamped Paper of the Spanish American War Tax Era
ExhibitorBob Hohertz
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionThe purpose of this exhibit is to show the origin and use of the Spanish American War imprints.
Date Added2/27/2013
Highest AwardGold





TitlePurple Horrors: U.S. 3˘ Commemeratives 1904-1945 - Uncommon Uses of Common Stamps
ExhibitorDickson Preston
Frames(Pages)7(112)
DescriptionDevelop an interesting story line and show solid postal history with what is ordinarily regarded as common material, 3˘ commemeratives. The commentary tells the story of the stamps, while the covers show a wide variety of uses.
Date Added2/27/2013
Highest AwardGold





TitleApple Pie
ExhibitorLiz Hizey
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows a slice of life that was taking place in homes all across America at the turn of the 20th Century. Here the lady of the house will describe how she makes her apple pie. Illustrated advertising covers will illustrate the exhibit. Recipe from the Hotel St. Francis (San Francisco) Cookbook, published in 1914.
Date Added2/27/2013
Highest AwardGold





TitleThe 3˘ Connecticut Tercentenary Issue 0f 1935 And Its First Days
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionA ´traditional´First Day Cover exhibit of the Connecticut Tercentenary commemorative stamp of 1935, including a study of the stamp, and examples of commercial and private use.
Highest AwardGold
 Reserve Grand Award





TitleCannabis
ExhibitorMary Jane Muggles
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionDisplay exhibi, organized thematically, that explores the history of the hemp or marijuana plant (Cannabis sp.)
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleBamboo
ExhibitorPhil Stager
Frames(Pages)5(80)
Description5 Frame Display exhibit on Bamboo
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleWWII Era Czech Philately
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorPhil Rhoade
Frames(Pages)10(158)
DescriptionDisplays material showing that philately continued to play an important role during WWII in occupied Czechoslovakia.
Highest AwardSilver





TitleJapan Commemorates Pearl Harbor
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorPhil Rhoade
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionTells the story of WWII Japanese philatelic commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleOradour sur Glane
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorPhil Rhoade
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionTells the story of the WWII annihilation of the French village of Oradour sur Glane in June, 1944.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleLidice Remembered
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorPhil Rhoade
Frames(Pages)6(96)
DescriptionTells the story of the post-WWII commemoration of the destruction of the Czech village of Lidice in retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleThe Murder of Lidice
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorPhil Rhoade
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionTells the story of the WWII destruction of the Czech village of Lidice in retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.
Highest AwardGold
 Reserve Grand Award
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award
 American Philatelic Society Research Medal
 American Philatelic Society 1900–1940 Medal of Excellence





TitleThe Chinese Zodiac
ExhibitorMia Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe Chinese Zodiac
Highest AwardVermeil, Youth Grand (2012)





TitleThe Types and Uses of the International ´Air Mail Saves Time´ Slogan Cancel - 1924-1941
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorDavid R. Reitsema
Frames(Pages)6(96)
DescriptionThe Types and Uses of the International ´Air Mail Saves Time´ Slogan Cancel - 1924-1941
Highest AwardVermeil, AAPE Gold





TitleHow To Build A Philatelic Exhibit
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorAAPE
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe purpose of this one-frame exhibit/handbook is to demonstrate how to build a philatelic exhibit of ´Subject X,´ which represents any subject, real or imagined, that can be illustrated using one of the standard types of philatelic exhibits found the in the APS Manual of Philatelic Judging. Post cards are included in the Manual; therefore, this exhibit includes them within the meaning of ´philatelic´. This exhibit will use examples from all of the standard types in order to show the variety of possible approaches.





TitleU.S. Postal Card Errors
ExhibitorBill Weiss
Frames(Pages)9(141)
DescriptionSince the production of postal cards began in the United States in 1873, over 500 different cards have been issued, yet less than 15 percent of them have been reported with major errors. Of these, despite printing quantities of over 20,000,000 of some issues, most major errors exist in quantities of under 10 known ...
Highest AwardGold, AAPE Title Page Award





TitleWorld Stamp Exhibition PRAGA 2008
ExhibitorLukes Emanuel
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionWorld Stamp Exhibition PRAGA 2008
Highest AwardSilver-Bronze





TitleU.S. domestic rates for first class surface postal and post cards between 1873 and today
ExhibitorAnnika Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit will show examples of all of the domestic first class surface postal and post card rates from 1873 when the rate became available to the current day rate of 28 cents.
Highest AwardGold, Youth Grand (2011, 2012)





TitleBonsai
ExhibitorLukes Emanuel
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionBonsai is a tree cultured in a container and therefore small in size. Art of bonsai started maybe before 1500 years in China, from there spread in 12 century to Japan and in 20. century to all world.This philatelic exhibit is story of my last 40 years,when I had a bonsai as my main hobby and that was reason for creation this exhibit.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleU.S. Special Handling 1925-1959 - The Stamps and the Service
ExhibitorBob Rufe
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionThis exhibit illustrates both the stamps and the service, from their inception in early 1925, complete through the 1955 experimental dry-printing period, until 1959 when the dedicated stamps were withdrawn from sale. It shows both commercial and non-commercial uses for each of the wet printings and denominations. The exhibit also highlights the scarce varieties, providing identification guidelines so that collectors may seek discovery copies of unknown issues.
Highest AwardGrand Award PNSE 2013
 Grand Award





TitleOrange Free State - Republican Postage Issues, 1868-1900
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionDetail the production history of the definitive issues, their numerous printings and usages as well as chronicle the numerous provisional issues made necessay due to shortages and rate changes. Postal rates and dealt with in great detail because these were driving forces to the new values and their accompanying provisional issues.





TitleLudwig Hesshaimer (1872-1956) - Passion for Philately
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorWolf Spille
Frames(Pages)1(16)
Description
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleShips On Stamps Unit
ExhibitorWolf Spille
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionWith several hundred members around the globe, we are the world's oldest society specializing in all aspects of maritime history portrayed on over 17,000 miniature works of art issued by postal administrations since 1847.





TitleArgentina 1892: The World?s First Columbians - America?s First Commemorative Stamps
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorWolf Spille
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe first commemorative stamp issue of the Americas, from conception and production to emission, postal use -- on one day only -- and its aftermath.
Highest AwardNational: OFE Champion of Champions 2004, F.I.P. Internationals : 6x Gold (2003-2010)
 Grand Award





TitleSteam Conquers The Atlantic: 1819 - 1860
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorWolf Spille
Frames(Pages)1(16)
Description
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleBritain's Marvelos Machins
ExhibitorSteve McGill
Frames(Pages)10(160)
DescriptionThe Principle Variety Braches of Decimal Machins Illustrated by the Values 1/2p Through 5P
Highest AwardGold
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award
 American Philatelic Society Research Medal





TitleU.S. Bicolor Postage Issues of 1869, 1873, & 1901
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorDon David Price
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionThe objective of this exhibit is to illustrate the results of the difficulties encountered in printing ealy line-engraved bicolor postal issues using the intaglio printing method. The issues of 1869, 1873, and 1901 reflect the first three actual printings of the United Staes bicolor postage stamps
Highest AwardInternational Gold





TitleOrange Free State Overprints
ExhibitorRobert Allison
Frames(Pages)11(132)
DescriptionWith only eight values, all with just the same basic olive tree design, the definitive stamps of the Orange Free State have themselves little to offer the philatelist. But the early overprints, nessitated by rate changes and shortages, provide a wealth of interest and potential for research, while the later V.R.I. overprints, with the numerous type settimgs, can test the intellect of all.
Highest AwardLarge Gold (92 points)





TitleSamoa´s 1-Shilling Bisect
ExhibitorMartin J. Miller
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe April 1, 1895 fire which destroyed the post office necessitated the bisecting of the very few 1-shilling surviving stamps. This exhibit shows the usage of this bisect.
Highest AwardAPS Single Frame Champion of Champions in 2000





TitleDeCoppet Razor Cancels of Switzerland
ExhibitorRoger Heath
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionThis exhibit illustrates the success of flexible-head, rotating date-wheel cancelers invented by Frederic deCoppet (b. 1851-?) of Lasanne, Switzerland.
 Grand Award
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award
 American Philatelic Society Research Medal





TitleTasmania: Cancellations of the First Allocation Period
ExhibitorDavid McNamee
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionThis exhibit illustrates the various methods Postmasters used to cancel adhesives 1853-1861.





TitleTasmania: Fiscal Use of Postage Stamps
ExhibitorDavid McNamee
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the history of the use of postage stamps for fiscal purposes in Tasmania 1864-1900





TitleFocus on the Holes - Tasmania´s Private Perfins.
ExhibitorDavid McNamee
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit presents the private perfins appearing on the postal and fiscal adhesives of Tasmania.





TitleVan Diemen´s Land Pre-adhesive Postal Markings 1822-1853
ExhibitorDavid McNamee
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionThis is a comprehensive exhibit of early pre-adhesive postal markings of Van Diemen´s Land (Tasmania)
Highest AwardLarge Gold and Special Prize





TitleTasmania Registered Postal Stationary
ExhibitorDavid McNamee
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the entire range of Tasmanian postal stationary for registered mail from essays, proofs, specimens, mint, and selected usages.





TitleTasmania Savings Bank Packets: Special Registration Concession Rate 1882-1912
ExhibitorDavid McNamee
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows examples of Savings Bank Packets posted with free registration included.





TitleTasmania Registered Mail 1844-1913
ExhibitorDavid McNamee
Frames(Pages)7(112)
DescriptionThis exhibit traces the development of registered mail services in Tasmania from the first Money Letter to the use of Commonwealth Registration labels.
Highest AwardGold
 Reserve Grand Award
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award





TitleWhat A Princess Wants
ExhibitorAlexandra Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThematic Exhibit showing 'What A Princess Want'
Highest AwardGold, AAPE Youth Grand (2009, 2010, 2011)
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award





TitleFDCs With 'The Big Six Of Malaria' Art Craft Cachet
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionFDCs With 'The Big Six Of Malaria' Art Craft Cachet
Highest AwardSilver-Bronze





TitleAPOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT
ExhibitorJohn J. Macco
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionThis exhibit will show crew selection and training, prelaunch tests; launch, rendezvous and docking, recovery and finally the commemoration by many nations of the first joint space venture ever attempted.
Highest AwardSilver





TitleThe 1964 New York World's Fair Commemorative and its First Day Covers
ExhibitorRonald J Klimley
Frames(Pages)6(96)
DescriptionThis exhibit presents the story of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair issue through photo essays, official post office documents, and first day covers.
Highest AwardGold





TitleHER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II
ExhibitorAlyssah Xeniah C. Alcala
Frames(Pages)3(48)
DescriptionThis exhibit features the illustrious life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II using postage stamps and other related philatelic materials issued by various issuing entities around the world.
Highest AwardVermeil, 2007 AAPE Youth Champion of Champions, ATA Youth Award





TitleNOCLPA - The National One Cent Letter Postage Association
ExhibitorJoann Lenz
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionIn the late 19th and early 20th centuries the setting of postage rates, especially the cost of mailing an ordinary first class letter, was a hotly debated political issue.
Highest AwardGold





TitleThe Golden Age Of American Horses
ExhibitorAnne Harris
Frames(Pages)9(144)
DescriptionBetween 1850 and 1900 new machines, new sources of power, and new ways of organizing work transformed the United States from agricultural nation into a progressive industrial power. Improved roads made America a more mobile society, bigger acreages were farmed with the result of bigger harvests to feed the growing population and, most importantly, parts for vehicles and machinery became standardized. The horse had come into his element and life became easier than it had ever been for everyone except the horse.
Highest AwardGold
 Reserve Grand Award
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award





TitleWays Of Arranging Multilingual Inscriptions On Officailly Printed Postal Material
ExhibitorEarl M. Herrick
Frames(Pages)4(64)
DescriptionThis exhibit will analyzes the parts of inscriptions that can be multilingual and the ways that langauges can be arranged in multilingual inscriptions
Highest AwardSilver-Bronze
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award





TitleIndia Refugee Relief Tax 1971-73
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorRon Klimley
Frames(Pages)7(112)
DescriptionA study of the India Refugee Relief Tax and the stamps, cancles, meters, and stationary created to indicate payment of the tax.
Highest AwardGold
 American Philatelic Society 1900–1940 Medal of Excellence





TitleWorkbook Exercises For Kindergartners Using Stamps
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis non-competitive exhibit consists of exercises for kindergartners and use stamps.





TitleOncorhynchus mykiss - The Rainbow Trout
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe exhibit will deal specifically with the Rainbow Trout and will focus on its biology, its habits, habitats and relationships with man both from a sporting as well as an environmental sense.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleThe 'Att' Surcharge of SIAM 1889-1908
ExhibitorVincent P. Polizatto
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionThis exhibit tells the story of the extrodinary measures taken by postal officials over two decades to meet recurring shortages of low value stamps. Stamps were surcharged with new values in 'atts' to meet the need for lower values. The exhibit demonstrates the wide range of 'att' surcharges, including the various settings, hand stamps, constant and minor varieties, errors of surcharge, and uses on cover.
Highest AwardGrand
 Grand Award
 American Philatelic Society Research Medal





TitleFDCs of the South Vietnam .5, 1, 2, & 6 Dong Issues For The World United Against Malaria Campaign
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit will start with the production of the issues, and then focus on the FDCs (including maximum cards cancelled on the first day) , and then end with commercial covers. This engraved commemorative set was designed by Nguyen Minh Hoang and engraved by J. Piel and printed at the State Printing Office in Paris. Many of the FDCs were produced by T.Q.H. as denoted on the back of the FDCs but many of the producers are unknown.
Highest AwardSilver





TitleJENNY - Printing Variations of America´s First Airmail Stamp
ExhibitorDon David Price
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe stamps in this traditional exhibit illustrate the problems encountered in the production of the first United States airmail stamp: the 24˘ Jenny. The bicolor nature of the stamp necessitated the stamp sheet be passed through the press twice: once for the red frame and a second time for the blue Jenny vignette. The inverted Jenny occurred when the red frame sheet was inserted into the press reversed.
Highest AwardGold (96)
 Grand Award





TitleRELAPSE - AILMENTS OF VENUS REVISITED - ANOTHER VISIT TO THE DARK SIDE OF LOVE
ExhibitorPhillip J. Stager
Frames(Pages)10(156)
DescriptionA display division exhibit that explores three venereal diseases: Gonorrhea - a common communicable disease worlwide. Syphilis - an old killer with a rich medical history. AIDS - the most common fatal infectious disease today.
Highest AwardGold





TitleCOCONUTS
ExhibitorPhillip J. Stager
Frames(Pages)6(96)
DescriptionA study of the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) and its relation to man and the environment.
Highest AwardGold





TitlePINEAPPLES
ExhibitorPhillip J. Stager
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThe story of the pineapple (Anansa comosus) from its humble origins to a crop of major economic importance and its relation to man.
Highest AwardGold (95+)





TitleDATES - THE GENUS PHOENIX
ExhibitorPhillip J. Stager
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionA brief study of the palm genus Phoenix with the emphasis on the date palm (Pheonix dactylifera) and its relation to man.
Highest AwardGold (95+)





TitleThe Royal Palm
ExhibitorPhillip J. Stager
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionA study of the world´s premier landscape palm in nature and in the urban environment.
Highest AwardGold





TitleUnidentified Burmese Cachet Publishers 1937-1948
ExhibitorSteve Zwillinger
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionBesides the major Burmese cachet designers (Aubrey, Choo, and Naigamwalla), there are a number of cachets of unknown authorship for which identifiaction of the designer has remained a mystery for over 50 years. ?





TitleNaigamwalla´a First Day Covers of Burma 1937-1940
ExhibitorSteve Zwillinger
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit tells the story of the First Day cachets which N.K.D. Naigamwalla, the most prolific Burmese pre-war cachet creator, produced from the creation of Burma in 1937 to 1940. He did not produce any other FDCs until after the end of World War II and the formation of the Union of Burma. In this exhibit, every cachet which Naigamwalla produced from 1 April 1937 (Burmese Independence) to 1940 is shown.
Highest AwardGold





TitleIndia´s One Anna Carmine Issue of 1911
ExhibitorSteve Zwillinger
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionWhen King George V was coronated as Emperor of India at Delhi in 1911, stamps with the king's portait were issued. The one anna value was produced for 11 years until replaced in 1922. During these 11 years the stamp was surcharged, overprinted for Service (Official) use, overprinted for use in by troops in China for troops in WWI. This exhibit tells the story of this stamp.
Highest AwardGold





TitleIndian Registration Enevelopes of Edward VII
ExhibitorSteve Zwillinger
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionRegistered envelopes were prepared as a means of pffering a convenient and secure means of sending items through the registration system. These envelopes were introduced in India in 1886 and their use continued through the Edwardian era with a first issue in 1902 and subsequent issues in 1905 and 1906. ...
Highest AwardGold





TitleIndian Court Fee Issue of 1904
ExhibitorSteve Zwillinger
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionIn India, legal documents for which legal rights could be enforced (e.g. deeds, leases, and commercial transactions) were taxed with court fee stamps if they were to be introduced, or might be introduced, as evidence in a lawsuit. Additionally, copies of baptismal, burial, management certificates as well as copies of maps and plans were taxed with court fee stamps. ...
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleIndian One-Quarter Anna Postcard of 1902
ExhibitorSteve Zwillinger
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the Edwardian Quarter-Anna postcards; the issue for the Indian soldiers in the Chinese Expeditionary Force, and selected usages in India.
Highest AwardGold





TitleIndian One-Half Anna Envelopes of 1902-1907
ExhibitorSteve Zwillinger
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the Edwardian Half-Anna envelopes: their production, the overprint for use by the Chinese Expeditionary Force, and selected usages including use in Nepal, Tibet and in the Persian Gulf.
Highest AwardGold
 American Philatelic Society 1900–1940 Medal of Excellence





TitleEdward VII telegraph Stamps of India
ExhibitorSteve Zwillinger
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit tells the story of Indian telegraph stamps and telegraph forms issued during the reign of Edward VII. Within the first few months of the issue in 1904, surcharges of Vistorian issues and of an Edwardian high value were required to meet the increased demands for low value stamps because telegraph rates lowered. ...
Highest AwardGold





TitleE-COM and its forerunners - Expediting U.S. Domestic Mail Electronically
ExhibitorJoann Lenz
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionBeginning in 1960, the United States Post Office Department and successor Postal Service tested serveral mailing systems that combined electronic transmission of written messages and graphic images and telegraphy with postal delivery. ?
Highest AwardPlatinum
 Grand Award





TitleA Visitor´s Guide to Bloemfontein - A Tour of the Capital ca 1910
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)4(63)
DescriptionThis exhibit is meant to display scenes of life in the Capital of the Orange River Colony/Orange Free State as it existed in the first decade of the 20th Century. While doing so, it is hoped that something will also be imparted about the picture post card industry of Southern Africa during its infancy from around 1897 to the First World War.
Highest AwardGold, Best Picture Post Card





TitleREGISTRATION MARCOPHILY OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC (TRANSVAAL) 1881-1900.
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)2(17)
DescriptionThis exhibit is designed to show the different markings employed by the post office of the Second South African Republic (Transvaal).
Highest AwardGold
 Reserve Grand Award





TitleVolkswagon Chronicle
ExhibitorDaniel Olson
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionThe social, economic and technical history of the rise of the Volkswagon Corporation - from Ferdinand Porsche´ dream of a "people´s car", through Hitler´ role, WWII, post-war, Cold War, and post-Cold War - right up to the present and the New Beetle.
Highest AwardGold





TitleStruggle Against Malaria Continues
ExhibitorHemanth Vasanthaiah
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionA preventable disease kills millions of people every year'. Jimmy Carter, former US president launched his anti-malaria campaign in Africa in Feb 2007 to eliminate malaria, an elusive and ever-changing killer.
Highest AwardBronze





TitleThe Lundy Island Anti-Malaria Issue for The World United Against Malaria Campaign (Version 1)
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit presents the six Lundy Anti-Malaria stamps and use of the Anti-Malaria postmark through the display of proofs, varieties, FDCs and commercial covers.
Highest AwardSilver





TitleThe Bounty's Legacy - Pitcairn's Island - an Island, a people, a culture
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorJerry Jensen
Frames(Pages)6(96)
DescriptionFew other current stamp issuing countries have issued less than 600 stamps. Even more amazing, this country has been issuing stamps for over 60 years.
Highest AwardGold, People's Choice
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award





TitleThe 5˘ U.S. Skymaster Airmail Stamps: 1946-1948
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorSteve Davis
Frames(Pages)3(48)
DescriptionOctober 1, 1946 the domestic airmail rate was reduced from 8˘ to 5˘ per ounce for any letter or postcard, including service personnel stationed anywhere. For the first time the domestic airmail rate was extended to the U.S. Posessions (or Territories) such as Alaska, Canal Zone, Guam, and Hawaii. In some cases the resulting reduction was as much as 90˘ per oz! This rate period ended on January 1, 1949 when the rate increased from 5˘ to 6˘ per ounce. This exhibit will show selected usages of the 5˘ Skymaster stamps issued for the rate period. Design and production of the stamps are not art of this exhibit.
Highest AwardSilver





TitleSouthern Rhodesia Military Airletters
ExhibitorJerome V. V. Kasper
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows mint and used copies of all Southern Rhodesia Military Air Letter Cards. Five different "Active Service Letter Cards" and one "Air Letter" form were printed from 1941 to 1945. As stated above, they were initially valid only to certain areas. As the war progressed, the areas of validity were extended and air conveyance was provided to servicemen in these areas. Usage by servicemen to civilians required payment of an additional 3d. After the war, the forms were not demonetized, but were valid for any civilian use with payment of proper postage.
Highest AwardPlatinum





TitleSCADTA Postal Stationery
ExhibitorJerome V. V. Kasper
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionColombia's early domestic airmail service was provided by private organizations. The Sociedad Colombo-Alemana de Transportes Aereos, or "SCADTA", began operations on October 19, 1920 and acquired an exclusive airmail contract by the end of the year. This exclusive contract lasted just over 11 years, until January 1, 1932. ...
Highest AwardPlatinum





TitlePrisoner of War Aerogrammes of Australia
ExhibitorAlfred Roggenk?mper
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionAs a result of World War 2, in Australia were 1,651 German, 18,432 Italian and 5,637 Japanese prisoners of war. The highest number was reached in 1945 when there were 24,158 prisoners of the aforementioned nationalities. The number of letters to the homeland was limited and varied depending upon nationality of the Prisoner and the year. In the years 1941-42 the following number of letters were allowed: For Germans: Officers, 3 letters and 4 postcards per month. Other ranks, 2 letters and 4 postcards per month. For Italians: Officers and other ranks, 2 letters or 2 postcards or 1 letter and 1 postcard per week. For Japanese: The same number as for Germans. ...





TitleNorway, The Aerogram Issues, 1948-1988
ExhibitorJohn Crowsley
Frames(Pages)1(15)
DescriptionAerograms were issued by Norway between 1948 and 1988. Printed by Emil Mostue A/S, the colours of print, and the papers, vary considerably. Before 1954, there are dotted lines above and on the side for folding the sheet. From October 1953, they were folded by machine. They were sold at 5 ore over face from 1948, increased to 10 ore from the 1969 issue. Aerograms ceased to be sold as from 28th February 1992. All of the issues printed and used for airmail during this period are shown.





TitleNew Zealand POW Aerogrammes
ExhibitorJerome V. V. Kasper
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionDuring World War II, approximately 9000 New Zealanders were captured and held in German and Italian Prisoner-Of-War camps. Reliable communication with their POW's was a high priority for the NZ government. On September 19, 1941, the Postmaster General approved the printing of special aerogramme forms (similar to those of Great Britain) valid only for writing to NZ POW held in Europe.
Highest AwardPlatinum





TitleThe "Houses of Parliament" Airletters (of Great Britain)
ExhibitorErica Genge
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionA commemerative air letter was issued for the 46th Parliamentary Confernce in London on13 September 1957. With the removal of the overprint 46th Parliamentary Conference, this air letter became the second Elizabethan definitive air letter in OCtober 1957 and remained on sale with layout variants and a rate increase until July 1968.





TitleThe Elizabethan Coronation Airletters
ExhibitorErica Genge
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit shows the development and the use of the 1953 Coronation Air Lett and its adapation and use as the first Elizabethan Definitive Air Letter.





TitleAustralia's Official Aerogrammes
ExhibitorJerome V. V. Kasper
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionAs the Australian Post Office communicated ever more with entities around the world following WW II, a decision was made to create a form that was a variation on the increasingly popular and easy-to-use aerogramme. A stampless form used principally in Norfolk Island and Nauru was made by excising the stamp and a rectangular section of the overlay from the May 22, 1950 civilian 7d aerogramme. The first Official airletter form was this stampless form overprinted with appropriate text. All Australian aerogrammes were produced by the Note Printing Branch of the Reserve Bank of Australia located in Melbourne.





TitleBRIDGES Pathways of Connection
ExhibitorJ. E. Donald Blais
Frames(Pages)5(66)
DescriptionThe Development of Bridges from simple Rope to todays Modern Marvels.
Highest AwardSilver-Bronze





TitleThe Postage Due Stamps of Slovenia SHS 1918-1921 (Digital Philatelic Study)
ExhibitorDavid L. Herendeen
Frames(Pages)10(99)
DescriptionThe goal of this Digital Philatelic Study is to present a comprehensive overview of the postage due stamps issued in Slovenia during the SHS period: The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes.
Highest AwardFirst Place





TitleThe Postage Due Stamps of Bosnia-Herzegovina (Digital Philatelic Study)
ExhibitorDavid L. Herendeen
Frames(Pages)6(66)
DescriptionThe goal of this Digital Philatelic Study is to present a comprehensive overview of the postage due stamps issued in Bosnia-Herzegovina during the time when the territory was controlled by the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Highest AwardThird Place





TitleThe Cuyahoga River
ExhibitorPhillip J. Stager
Frames(Pages)2(32)
DescriptionA voyage up Cleveland, Ohio's primary industrial and commercial waterway, the Cuyahoga River, from the Lake Erie waterfront up to the limits of the navigable waterway, about 6 miles by river or 2.5 miles in a direct line. Featured are the many bridges over the river and some of the major industries served by the river in the time period 1900 to 1960.





TitleThe Royal Palm Tour
ExhibitorPhillip J. Stager
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionA study of palms in th genus Roystonea through the medium of the post card.
Highest AwardGold





TitleFrom Mine To Mill
ExhibitorPhillip J. Stager
Frames(Pages)10(164)
DescriptionThe study of the transport of iron ore on the Great Lakes from the mines in the Lake Superior region, to the loading docks, through Soo locks, and down to the ore docks and steel mills of the Lower Lakes. Included is a brief look at the primary region cargo - coal.





TitleOrange Free State - Republican Postage Issues, 1868-1900
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)8(125)
DescriptionDetail the production history of the definitive issues, their numerous printings and usages as well as chronicle the numerous provisional issues made necessay due to shortages and rate changes. Postal rates and dealt with in great detail because these were driving forces to the new values and their accompanying provisional issues.
Highest AwardLarge Gold and felicitations for research London 2010
Large Gold Johannesburg 2010 plus special prize





TitleEnschede Essays, Trials and Die Proofs of the South African Republic
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionDetailed chronology of the items related to the design and production of the dies and the printings of the stamps in their eventual release states.





TitleOrange Free State - Postal Cards of 1884-1900
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionThe purpose of this exhibit is to definitively display the postal card emissions of the Republican period and the British occupation which used the Republican cards.





TitleThe Penny Dominion of New Zealand And Its Usage
ExhibitorPaul E. Tyler, M.D.
Frames(Pages)10(160)
DescriptionIn 1909, when stamps with the portrait of King Edward VII were issued, the Penny value was expressly exempted from using his portrait. For this value the Penny Universal of 1901 was modified to reflect New Zealand's new status as a Dominion. ? Shows the stamps, errors and usages of the Penny Dominion of New Zealand
 Grand Award
 American Philatelic Society Research Medal
 American Philatelic Society 1900–1940 Medal of Excellence





TitleThe Chagall Window - A Study Of The Issue
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)7(84)
DescriptionThe exhibit includes all phases of the development, production and distribution of this commemerative postal issue.
Highest AwardGold, Court Of Honor





TitleFirst United Nations Issue - 1951
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)10(160)
DescriptionOn March 28, 1951, an agreement between the United States of America and the United Nations was signed establishing the United Nations Postal Administration, the first and only postal service operated by an international organization. Postage issued by the UNPA would be valid only from the UN headquarters in New York and subject to the rules and regulations of the United States Post Office Department.
Highest AwardGold,Grand Award (ARIPEX 2005),UNPI President's Award,American Philatelic Congress Award
 Grand Award
 American Philatelic Society 1940–1980 Medal of Excellence





TitleService of Intellectual Aid to Prisoners of War
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionDuring WWII, in accordance with Article 39 of the Geneva Convention of 1929, the International Education Bureau (Bureau International D'Education) created the Service of Intellectual Aid to Prisoners of War that provided books and other educational materials to prisoners of war and internees. The I.E.B. Service also conducted "universities" at some camps. By the end of the war, over a half million books had been distributed.
Highest AwardPlatinum (97)





TitleThe World United Against Malaria - The U.N. Eradication of Malaria 4 cent Commemorative
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit presents the story of the U.N. 4 cent issue for the eradication of malaria through essays, proofs, plate varieties, EFOs, First Day usages, and then followed by commercial covers.
Highest AwardSilver





TitleThe World United Against Malaria - The U.S. Eradication of Malaria 4 Cent Commemorative
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorLarry Fillion
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit presents the story of the U.S. 4 cent issue for the eradication of malaria through photo essays and the attached documents, EFOs, and then followed by commercial covers.
Highest AwardVermeil





TitleThe "Vurtheim" Enschede Postcard of Transvaal (ZAR) 1885
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionThis exhibit is designed to develop in detail the story of the first postal card emission for the South African Republic. The story begins with the design of the indicia and the stationary through the various printings and proper usages.
Highest AwardGold (86)





TitleOtto Revisited: Celliers Printings of 1883. 2nd South African Republic (Transvaal)
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionTraditional treatment of the four emissions/three values (two colors of the 3d) issued in 1883. The purpose is to display in some detail the production of these stop-gap issues prior to the introduction of the new Vurtheim designs and how the old Otto plates of 1870-71 were put into use.
Highest AwardGold (94)





TitleOrange Free State - Commando Brief Frank - 1899-1900
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionPresented as a traditional display of mint and used examples of a military frank showing postmarks and covers from the major centers of conflict along the Cape fronts.
Highest AwardPlatinum (96)





TitleOccupation Stationary of the Transvaal 1900-08
ExhibitorTim Bartshe
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionDisplay the Republican postal stationary issues validated through overprinting and used during and after British occupation post-June 1900 for Colony-wide distribution. Two postal cards and two registered envelopes were so treated with some variations in the setting of the overprint.
Highest AwardGold (94)





TitleSWISS Official Stamps for the UNEO and International Agencies
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionThe Swiss PTT provided some of its issues, overprinted, to be used as official service stamps by the United Nations and some of its special offices in Switzerland. This continued a service provided for the League of Nations. Starting with the October 24, 1955
Highest AwardGold, UNPI President's Award, American Philatelic Congress Award
 American Philatelic Society 1900–1940 Medal of Excellence





TitleWhen Money Buys Little
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorJerry Jensen
Frames(Pages)8(128)
DescriptionThe Post World War I German Inflation Period
Highest AwardGold
 Reserve Grand Award
 American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award
 American Philatelic Society Research Medal
 American Philatelic Society 1900–1940 Medal of Excellence





TitleThe Aircraft of Airforce Plant #4, Fort Worth, Texas
ExhibitorRay Cartier
Frames(Pages)3(48)
DescriptionThis collection is a one-of-a-find and philatelically highlights all of the aircraft built in Ft. Worth, Texas from 1942 to present.
Highest AwardGold





TitleA Study of NASA VIP Cards
ExhibitorRay Cartier
Frames(Pages)1(16)
DescriptionAn exhibit that features the National Aeronautics and Space Administration - Very Important Person Card that were given to the guests who were invited to attend the launch of the Saturn rockets during the Apollo program.
Highest AwardGold





TitleTowards United Europe
ExhibitorColonel Steve Luster
Frames(Pages)10(160)
DescriptionEuropean unity in the twentieth century, as seen through the significant people, ideas, events, organizations, and activities that contributed to the concept - with emphasis on post-Word War Two European reconstruction and the events that followed, from the creation of the European Communities to the Euro.





TitleThe United Nations Precancel, 1952-1958
SynopsisSynopsis
ExhibitorTony Dewey
Frames(Pages)5(60)
DescriptionThe only service stamp issued by the United Nations was created by overprinting the 1 1/2 cent stamp of the First Issue. It was used to frank third-class bulk rate mailings promoting various U.N. publications from September 1952 until the rate changed on January 1, 1959
Highest AwardGold,Reserve Grand Award (PNSE 2006),UNPI President's Award
 Reserve Grand Award
 American Philatelic Society 1940–1980 Medal of Excellence





TitleUnited Nations Paris General Assemblies
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)1(12)
DescriptionThis exhibit documents the postal facilities used by conference participants as well as the people and events of these meetings.





TitleUnited Nations Information Office
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)2(17)
DescriptionCovers featured in this exhibit originated from informational offices of governments paticipating in the formation of the UNIO. Such publicity office mail was usually franked by leased postage meter machines and printed corner cards verify meter device users. Although sixteen nations were members of the UNIO, mail is recorded from only eight and all eight are represented in this exhibit.





TitleUnited Nations European Office
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)2(17)
DescriptionThis exhibit documents the postal transition from the League of Nations to the United Nations European Office. Covers with corner cards (stationary) featured in this exhibit are official mail of the respective organizations and originated from offices within the Palais des Nations.





TitleUnited Nations London
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)2(14)
DescriptionThis exhibit documents the activities and people participating in these founding conferences in London.





TitleConference On International Organization
ExhibitorJack Mayer
Frames(Pages)2(19)
DescriptionThis exhibit documents conference events and participants. Some mail is franked by leased postage meter machines and corner cards verify device users.





TitleUnited Nations Postal History - The Forerunner Period (1942-1951)
ExhibitorGreg Galetti
Frames(Pages)5(60)
DescriptionThe purpose of UN posatl history collecting is to document, through postal evidence, development of the UN's organizations and agencies, and the temporary sites they occupied before completion of UN Headquarters in 1952. In addition, the early UN period contains a wide variety of meters, cancels, postal markings and indicia, which makes this collecting area extremely interesting and challenging.
Highest AwardGold
 Reserve Grand Award





TitleA Tour Through the Lindner UN Catalog
ExhibitorGreg Galetti
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionA Tour Through the Lindner UN Catalog





TitleHistory of the League of Nations
ExhibitorGreg Galetti
Frames(Pages)5(60)
DescriptionThis exhibit provides a history lesson on the league of Nations, the first truly international civil service organization dedicated to preserving peace and fostering universal co-operation among nations.
Highest AwardGold, UNPI Gold, American Philatelic Congress Award





TitleUN Conferences and Meetings
ExhibitorBlanton Clement
Frames(Pages)5(80)
DescriptionPostal history of United Nations conferences and meetings over the last fifty years.