Issue #20 of CAPEX News


It is now only eight weeks to CAPEX 22 opening day and there are more and more exciting activities and events to write about. This edition provides important updates on room blocks, registration and palmares tickets plus the unveiling of the CAPEX 22 medals and the release of the CAPEX 22 Jury List. Continue Reading. Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: American Philatelic Research Society


“American Philatelic Research Library - Philately’s Library” OVERVIEW OF ORGANIZATION: The American Philatelic Research Library (APRL) is the world’s largest public library dedicated to stamp collecting and postal history. The library collection consists of over 92,000 items spanning almost four miles of shelving. The collection contains books, journals, stamps catalogs, government documents, auction catalogs and... Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: Britsh North America Philatelic Society (BNAPS)


BNAPS Activities at CAPEX22 BNAPS - is an international organization (founded 1943) devoted to the collecting and study of the stamps, markings, and postal history of Canada and the pre-confederation colonies of British North America (British Columbia, Canada, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island). BNAPS is a Partner Organization of CAPEX22 and... Continue Reading

Issue No. 19 of CAPEX News


This issue also provides information on  an upcoming edition of RPSC Stamp Talks on the 75th anniversary of plans for the first CAPEX exhibition followed by news of the return of the Spring 2022 National Postage Stamp & Coin Show operated by CAPEX 22 partner level sponsor Canadian Stamp News. Continue Reading. Continue Reading

Spotlight on Societies: American Philatelic Society


 “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

Issue No. 18 of CAPEX News


Normally the COVID-19 update closes our newsletter, but with continuing positive announcements it has been moved to the top of the marquee this week. This issue continues with information on the international version of the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors (AAPE) popular team competition that will be part of the CAPEX 22 exhibition. We also provide... 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’


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