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USPCS Meeting and Seminars at APS StampShow in Hartford

July 08, 2014… The U.S. Philatelic Classics Society is pleased to announce it will be attending the annual American Philatelic Society StampShow in Hartford, Connecticut. This event is due to take place on August 21-24 at the Connecticut Convention Center located at 100 Columbus Blvd. More details on the show can be found on the A.P.S. website at www.stamps.org. Along with having a booth, we will host a series of seminars and urge all those interested to attend. Moreover, individuals who wish to become members are encouraged to visit our booth and discuss what membership to the U.S. Philatelic Classics Society entails.

Here is a listing of event during the A.P.S. StampShow including seminars:

Friday, August 22nd:
8:00-10:00 am: U.S. Philatelic Classics Society Board of Directors Meeting, Room 22

11:30-12:30 pm: Seminar by Tom Lera on “The National Postal Museum Lab and Its Focus on the Four-Cent Columbian Color Error” in Room 25.

6:00 pm onwards: U.S. Philatelic Classics Society Dinner which will take place at Trumbull Kitchen located at 150 Trumbull Street. Please contact Corey Long at longcorey@gmail.com to confirm your attendance.

Saturday, August 23rd:
11:00-12:00 pm: Seminar by Casey Cook (USPCS Fellow, Class of 2013 of the APS Young Philatelic Leaders Fellowship Program) on “Interpreting Postal History: U.S. Philately from Generation to Generation”.

3:00-4:00 pm: Seminar by John Birkinbine II on “The 1855 10-cent Transcontinental Rate from San Francisco and the California Gold Mining Areas” in Room 25.

We invite members and those with an interest in classic philately to attend the show and seminars as they are free of charge. This will be a well-attended event and will feature some of the premier dealers and exhibitors in the United States.

About the U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc.
The U. S. Philatelic Classics Society (USPCS) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association of people interested in the pre-1894 stamps and postal history of the United States. The goal of the USPCS is to promote interest and knowledge of philately through the encouragement of philatelic research, and through exchange of information among our members as well with other philatelic organizations. The USPCS does this in part by preparing and distributing philatelic literature and periodicals, particularly The Chronicle of the U. S. Classic Postal Issues and the Chairman’s Chatter. The USPCS is operated entirely by volunteers, and welcome anyone interested in the “classic era” of American philately. Visit the USPCS on the web at www.uspcs.org.
For media inquiries, please contact:
John Barwis
President, USPCS
jbarwis@charter.net
or
Andrew Titley
Director and Publicist, USPCS
andrew@siegelauctions.com

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