StampShow, Hartford, CT: August 21-24, 2014 – Connecticut Convention Center.

The U.S. Philatelic Classics Society will host three free talks by our Route Agents at the StampShow in Hartford, CT August 21-24, 2014 at the Connecticut Convention Center. All Show attendees are welcome to attend. The Show website is

The Society will have a Board of Directors meeting and fellow Route Agents will give presentations Friday and Saturday. On Friday, August 22 at 11:30am, Tom Lera will discuss “The National Postal Museum Lab and Its Focus on the Four-Cent Columbian Color Error.” On Saturday, August 23 at 11:00am, Casey Cook, the USPCS Fellow, Class of 2013; APS Young Philatelic Leaders Fellowship Program, will present “Interpreting Postal History: U.S. Philately from Generation to Generation.” Also on Saturday, at 3:00pm, John Birkinbine II will present “The 1855 10-cent Transcontinental Rate from San Francisco and the California Gold Mining Areas.” As always, the Society presentations provide a special opportunity to see unique items, and ask questions of experts, without any cost to attendees.

All Route Agents, and the general public, are invited to attend the presentations to show support for fellow Route Agents and to broaden their appreciation of the many facets of classic philately and its research through these one-hour talks. Please be sure to stop by the Society’s Show table for more information for exciting developments at the Society, including our electronic resources.

Looking forward to seeing you in Hartford!”


This future meeting shall take place at WESTPEX where we will have Featured Society status. For more information visit the WESTPEX Homepage


It is still several years away, but hang on to your hats as World Stamp Show-NY 2016 will be here before you know it!

The exhibition takes place at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City from Saturday, May 28 to Saturday, June 4, 2016. Dealers, exhibits, seminars, first day ceremonies, world-class auctions and much more await you!

Visit the NY2016 Homepage for more details, brochures, dealer booth request forms and more…