Saturday, June 26, 2010

APS StampShow Coming to Richmond, VA

The largest annual stamp show in the United States will take place August 12–15, 2010, in Richmond, Virginia. Hosted by the American Philatelic Society the show will be held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center at 403 North Third Street.

The floor plan for the event at the Richmond Convention Center has been laid out to accommodate booths for a bourse of approximately 130 dealers and as many as 14,000 pages of exhibits in 16-page frames.A detailed floor plan layout can be viewed online at

The dealer bourse includes the United States Postal Service, United Nations and Nordica postal administrations, as well as dealer booths where all covers will be priced at $1 or less and all stamps at 10¢ or under. In addition, Regency-Superior. Ltd. of Saint Louis, Missouri will conduct a special auction featuring Stamps & Postal History,with presale viewing on site during the show.

The philatelic exhibition will consist of the annual Champion of Champions competition between Grand Award winners of World Series of Philately shows held between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. The traditionalopen competition also will be held — the Grand Award winner’s exhibit will qualify to participate in the World Series of Philately competition at APS StampShow 2011 in Columbus, Ohio.

There also will be a Literature Exhibition that showcases philatelic publications, including handbooks, special studies,catalogues, periodicals, articles, columns, and radio or television productions.

For more information, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM