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  • September 13, 2021 7:42 PM | Anonymous

    Thanks to Igor Grigorian and Facebook we have been provided with a highlight video of GASS 2021.

  • August 20, 2021 8:18 PM | Anonymous

    The GASS/NTSS 2021 palmares is now available on our NTSS Award Winners page

  • June 24, 2021 8:15 PM | Anonymous

    On June 9, the Collectors Club of New York honored ATA with a special evening at their Zoom session. Our fine presenters were Tom Broadhead, Eric Knapp, Jean Wang and David Wolfersberger. You can enjoy the video of the program on the CCNY website at www.collectorsclub.org.webinars@collectorsclub.org.

  • May 06, 2021 9:18 PM | Anonymous

    Dale E. Smith, immediate past ATA president, has been selected to receive our association’s highest award, Distinguished Topical Philatelist. This award is presented each year to an individual who has provided outstanding service to philately, and especially topical philately.

    Read more about Dale here



  • March 21, 2021 2:11 PM | Anonymous

    To cast your ballot for the 2021 - 2023 ATA Board Election please click here

  • March 08, 2021 7:40 PM | Anonymous

    PIPEX 2021

    May 7, 8, 9, 2021

    The first APS Grand Championship Series virtual show  

    Website:  www.pipexstampshow.org

    Over 2500 exhibit pages

    Virtual dealers attending

    Registration is free but required to attend any events during the show

    Then, under Show details:

    Events will occur between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on May 7 and 8 and between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on May 9.  All times listed are Pacific Time.

    The website (www.pipexstampshow.org)  will be up 24 hours a day with exhibits to view at your leisure.  Many exhibits are already on the website for viewing.       

    Registration is free but is required to attend any events during the days of the show.  This is needed so the event coordinator can email the contact information to enter the event site.  This is an opportunity to visit and be part of a Grand Championship Series show without leaving home.


  • February 25, 2021 8:55 PM | Anonymous

    The 131st annual March Party of the Cleveland-based Garfield-Perry Stamp Club is going ahead as planned.

    Club members are making plans for the Ohio's largest stamp show April 9-11, but with some changes from the traditionally popular event.

    Show co-chairman Rocco Caponi said 34 dealers will be on hand for the bourse-only show. Because of the coronavirus pandemic no exhibits will be on display for showgoers to enjoy.

    In line with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Ohio public health guidelines, all attendees will be required to wear a mask. And all people will have their temperature checked before entry. Anyone with a temperature above 101 Fahrenheit will not be admitted.

    Each visitor also will be required to sign a waiver confirming that he or she does not have COVID-19 symptoms and agreeing that they will not hold the club or others liable should the virus be contracted at the show. In addition, each person will be asked for contact information that can be used to notify all attendees should a confirmed COVID-19 case occur.

    Caponi said the requirements are designed to protect everyone who participates in the March Party. The event is at the Strongsville Holiday Inn, 15471 Royalton Rd., in suburban Strongsville, Ohio. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

    Full details are online at www.garfieldperry.org.


  • February 11, 2021 7:41 PM | Anonymous

    The Philatelic Traders’ Society are delighted to announce that we have opened registrations for the next Virtual Stampex.

    To register just head to stampex.vfairs.com

    Please note, we do not keep your details, so to attend the next show you will need to register again.

    Reasons why too register? The show has got bigger and better. To enhance your in show experience, we are asking you to tell us your area of interest upon registration.

    Officially sponsored by Spink, the March show is set to be even more exciting. The live show will run for 72 hours from 8am (London time) on 25th March with the on demand period finishing towards the end of April.

    This show will include

    • NEW! The Collectors Lounge. Sponsored by Corinphila and Heinrich Kohler. This space will allow collectors to meet chat and connect. Arrange to meet friends, join a relaxed session on collecting from one of the experts and meet the teams who are showing in the booth hall.
    • The Spink Auditorium. Sponsored by Spink, the auditorium will be home to 10 talks. These will include talks from APS, NY Collectors Club, FIAP and The Royal Philatelic Society London.
    • NEW! The Gold Membership Hall. A new hall will include PTS Gold Members including the likes of Mark Bloxham, BB Stamps, Stanley Gibbons, Bill Barrell and more.
    • NEW! Exhibitors Hub. This area will be available for those exhibitors who want to see the exhibitions run by the ABPS and award winning collections presented by the Museum of Philately.
    • NEW! Social Chat including the likes of Punk Philatelist, The Digital Philatelist and Exploring Stamps. The Conversation with Philatelists will also be present.
    • NEW! Dealers have signed up including Grosvenor, W4 Stamps and Collectables, Samwells and Purves Philatelics, which can be seen next to the likes of Martin Townsend, Guernsey Post, Glasgow Stamp Shop, Catawiki, Cherrystone, Andrew G Lajer, David Feldman and more.
    • We also have a wonderful host of show partners including American Philatelic Society, The Royal Philatelic Society London and eBay. eBay will be on hand to help answer questions about buying safe and selling professionally online.
    • Lots to do for all the family as well, with StampIT and Stamp Active providing games and activities for youth philatelists.

    The show will have a live chat function for the full 72 hours allowing you to connect with your favourite PTS Members, auction houses, philatelic societies, postal administrants, museums, experts and social influencers - all free of charge. We will also be including Stamps in the Attic, Smiler Booth and the chance to get some great deals from the booth holders.

    Don’t forget you can forward to a friend, family and fellow philatelists so they can sign up too.

    Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram @ptsandstampex

    From The Philatelic Traders’ Society - The International Society for Philatelic Professionals

    Also, sign up to Stampex Newsletter to stay in touch with the latest news, offers and stories.

    www.stampexinternational.com


  • January 22, 2021 6:48 PM | Anonymous

    Charlene Blair will be presenting Extraordinary, Ordinary Black Women on U.S. Postage Stamps on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:00 pm Eastern. Register here.

  • January 22, 2021 6:47 PM | Anonymous

    We are closely monitoring things in advance of making a decision in late March whether we can hold the show on-site in Chicago. Currently Illinois is in tier one (tightest) Covid restrictions. It must be tier three for our show to be held there. If we have to cancel, we will again be offering virtual meetings and programs.

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