Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Summer Seminar on Philately

Eighty-three individuals from both the United States and Canada are attending the Summer Seminar on Philately this week at the American Philatelic Center in Bellefonte, PA.

The week-long event includes classes taught by knowledgeable collectors, authors, judges, exhibitors, expertizers, or other authorities. Courses consist of in-class discussions and hands-on workshops.

Among those being offered...

  • Stamp Technology

  • Stamps of the British Commonwealth

  • Evaluating U.S. Stamps in Today‚Äôs Marketplace

  • Cultural Projects in Postal History

  • Collecting the Expos

  • Computer Technology in Philately

According to Gretchen Moody, American Philatelic Society's Director of Education,the Summer Seminar series begin in 1980.

Shown above, Instructor Barbara Harrison discusses collecting picture postcards during one of the morning general sessions.

To learn more, click here.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM