Spotlight on Societies: Hong Kong Study Circle

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On Saturday June 11, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., the local members of the Study Circle are hosting an event for members and guests in conjunction with the show. Beginning with a welcome from Ingo Nessel, FRPSL, the programme will contain presentations from three speakers on our collecting area. Dr. Sam Chiu, FRPSC, will speak... Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: U.S. Philatelic Classics Society

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U.S. Philatelic Classics Society is a nonprofit association of people interested in the nineteenth century stamps and postal history of the United States. Our goal is to encourage philatelic research and the exchange of information among our members and other philatelic organizations. We welcome anyone interested in the classic era of United States philately to... Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: North Toronto Stamp Club

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NTSC at CAPEX 22 The North Toronto Stamp Club was founded in 1938, and is one of the largest and most active stamp clubs in the Toronto area.  We are Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Chapter #5 and American Philatelic Society Chapter #1610.  The Chapter offers a regular program of meetings with presentations, auctions, bourses... Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: American Philatelic Society

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 “American Philatelic Society Town Hall” OVERVIEW OF ORGANIZATION: With members in more than 110 countries, the American Philatelic Society (APS) is the largest, non-profit organization for stamp collectors in the world. Founded in 1886 and with its headquarters in a renovated historic match factory in Victorian Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, the APS serves collectors, educators, postal historians,... Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: Gay and Lesbian History on Stamps

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This week’s Spotlight on Societies features Gay and Lesbian History on Stamps The objectives of Gay and Lesbian History on Stamps (GLHS) are to promote an interest in the collection, study and dissemination of knowledge of worldwide philatelic material that depicts: Notable men and women and their contributions to society for whom historical evidence exists of homosexual... Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: ‘Mi Oficina’

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When the COVID-19 stay-at-home mandate, turned an informal group of philatelic friends into something professionally serious Introduced in 2014, ‘Mi Oficina’ is a worldwide group of friends who gather at major philatelic events around the world.  A looking forward get-together that complements stamp shows attendance with the enjoyment of magnificent philately, the human touch of... Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: Zeppelin & Airship Collectors

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The Zeppelin & Airship Collectors will host a talk and show-and-tell meeting at CAPEX. The meeting is open to everyone. Following announcements, Bob Helms will speak on "U.S. Airships - Canadian Dispatches and Destinations." Following the Q&A after his talk, attendees will introduce themselves. Each is welcome to share an item with its story or... Continue Reading