SEATTLE PHILATELIC EXHIBITION - SEAPEX 2018



2018 LIST OF EXHIBITS



COMPETITIVE EXHIBITS (One Frame Exhibits)

FRAME #'s# OF FRAMESCLASS / TYPETITLE (Click to see Title Page)EXHIBITOR
 1One Frame Exhibit (OFE)
Victoria 2d Queen-On-Throne 1852 - 1857

Traditional Exhibit with Reconstructions and Usages
Ron Rhodes
 1OFE
Washington State Apple Tax Stamp

Washington State Apple Tax Stamp
Cliff Armstrong
 1OFE
The League of Nations - The War Years
This postal history exhibit is a study of the rates, routes, and significant events that caused turmoil with mail sent from and to the League of Nations, just prior to, during, and directly following World War II.
Greg Galletti
 1OFE
Guatemala: The UPU Resplendent Quetzals 1881 - 1886 (No Title Page)
Provides a complete look at the first "Guard Mail" established by governor Willie Bradley, prior to the POD establishing rural routes to the villages on Guam.
Bradley W. Fritts
 1OFE
American Helvetia Philatelic Society (No Title Page)

Society Showcase
 1OFE
The Stones of a Swiss Classic - The Light Blue Rayon I (No Title Page)
Describes and discusses the Printing Stones of the Light Blue Rayon I. This will be done showing used stamps from each of the nine printing stones used in the production of this classic Swiss issue.
Michael Peter
 1OFE
Racism (No Title Page)
Using early picture postcards, this exhibit shows the unfortunate side of racism.
Tiffany Peter
 1OFE
Peru's 12 Centavos Issue of 1905: Stamp Development & Domestic to Foreign Usages
A traditional single frame exhibit that is a study of the development to usage of this stamp.
John P. Wynns



COMPETITIVE EXHIBITS (Multi - Frame Exhibits)


FRAME #'s# OF FRAMESCLASS / TYPETITLE (Click to see Title Page)EXHIBITOR
 10General Aerophilately
Development of Swiss Airmail up to 1939

Development from the first Swiss flown mail in 1913 to 1939, when WWII shut it down.
George Struble
 6General Aerophilately
SCADTA Mail from and to Switzerland
Mail carriage by SCADTA was not a government service until 1932, so SCADTA's own stamps were needed on mail.

George Struble
 8General FDC Thematic
Women of the Black Heritage Series: From the Fields of Slavery to the Halls of Congress

Cacheted FDC's and narrative introduce the female subjects of the Black Heritage series identifying the social and political progress their individual struggles have collectively achieved.
Mark Thompson
 9General Postal History
Colonial Postal History of the 13 Original Colonies: 1675-1783

Exhibit chronicles the development of an American Post from it's British origins.
Timothy P. O'Connor
 6General Display
The Philatelic Aspects of the 1939 Swiss National Exhibition - The "Landi"

The postal items issued for the Landi, the special flights flown to publicize the Landi, and the postal facilities on the grounds of the Landi.
Richard T. Hall
 5General Postal History
Samoa: Powerful Nations Divide a Kingdom

Exhibit provides examples of the postal administrations of the Samoan Kingdom, German Dominion, GB/Commonwealth and America that divided the Island Group seeking deep water harbors.
Bradley W. Fritts
 5General Postal History
Refused Mail of Switzerland

The Evolution of marking refused mail in Switzerland.
Roger Heath
 10General Postal History
The Berlin Pneumatic Post (Rohrpost) 1876-1944 (No Title Page)

Shows mail from inception of the Rohrpost. Shows the development of the Rohrpost System in Berlin from its inception in 1876 until the end of operations due to damage from WWII.
Michael Peter
 5General Aerophilately
Test Drops During the Graf Zeppelin's Flights over Switzerland in 1929. (No Title Page)

Demonstrates the wide variety of cancels from the drop cities and the different types of franking that were applied on the mail from these flights. The viewer will be surprised at the wide variety of different types of mail as it relates to arrival cancels and different franking this Zeppelin mail could obtain.
Michael Peter
 3General Thematic
Lovely As A Tree: A Celebration of Trees Using Stamps and Covers

A celebration of the beauty, diversity, and abundance of trees. Trees on stamps and covers presented on two parts: 1) Science and Taxonomic Organization; and 2) Trees on Taxonomic Order.
Cathie Stumpenhaus
 8General Display
Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Financier, Statesman, Founder

This exhibit uses philatelic items, postcards, and historical material to illustrate the events in Hamilton's life and highlight his influence on the United States.
Jack Congrove
 5General Postal History
Canada: The 1927 Confederation & Historical Issues (A Study of the Rates and Usage)

A study of the rates and usage of these nine stamps issued together in 1927.
John P. Wynns
 2General Traditional
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Issues of British Guiana

A study of the post-production Jubilee stamps, TWO CENTS surcharge Jubilee stamps and use.
John P. Wynns
 6General Postal History
The Ways U.S. Adhesive Postage Due Stamps Were Used, 1879 - 1986

This exhibit shows the many ways U.S. adhesive postage due stamps were used from 1879-1986, indicating whether their use denoted actual due collection, and, where or when, postage due stamps placed.
Tony Wawrukiewicz
 2General Postal History
U.S. Customs Duties Collection, 1907 - 1970s

How, from 1907 - 1970's, the Customs Department handled incoming, possibly dutiable mail, collecting customs duty if owed on such mail.
Tony Wawrukiewicz



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Last Updated: June 20 2018