Exhibits Page

2019 LIST OF EXHIBITS (As Of May 20 2019)


 1One Frame Exhibit (OFE)

St. Petersburg - Moscow Railway, Nikolaevskaya Railroad

This macrophily exhibit is a study of the early postmarks of the Moscow-St. Petersburg Railway. It explores the Traveling Post Offices from the pre-adhesive period through the first date of stamps of TPO Route 1-2.
EDdward J. Laveroni
When Ostrich Feathers Were All the Rage

The story of the Cawston Ostrich Farm that satisfied the huge demand for ostrich feathers in the early 20th century.
Dawn Hamman

COMPETITIVE EXHIBITS (Multi - Frame Exhibits)

 6General Display
The Saga of the Icelandic Horse

Tells the story of the importance of the Icelandic Horse to Iceland's development and culture through Iceland's stamps, covers and postcards..
Michael Schumacher
 8General Display
Icelandic Saga: 1972 World Chess Championship
Exhibits tells the story of the 1972 World Chess Championship through Iceland's first chess stamp and covers, postcards and ephemera issued for the event.

Michael Schumacher
 6General Postal History
Greenland Postal History 1938-1955

Postal services in a vast and isolated Arctic island.
Dickson Preston
 7General Experimental
Missionary Development of Southern Rhodesia, 1896-1978

This social history exhibit tells the story of the missionary development in Southern Rhodesia (present Zimbabwe) through the display of missionary mail and other materials.
Mark M. Loomis
 6General Aerophilately
SCADTA Mail to and from Switzerland

Mail carriage by SCADTA was not a government service until 1932, so SCADTA's own stamps were needed on mail.
George Struble
 10General Aerophilately
Getting Swiss Airmail off the Ground

Development of Swiss airmail from the first Swiss flown mail in 1913 to 1939, when WWII shut it down.
George Struble
 5General Postal History
The Dream of America

The exhibit shows that the Norwegian immigration to the United States in the period 1825-1925 led to the establishment of post offices with names related to Norway, and that these show the extent and influence of the Norwegian immigration.
Dag Henriksbo
 6General Postal History
The Ways U.S. Postage Due Stamp Were Used, 1879 - 1986

This exhibit shows the many ways U.S. postage due stamps were used from July 1, 1879 until October 2, 1986; that is, only during the period when adhesive due stamps allowed. Also shown is whether their use denoted actual due collection, and where, and when, postage due stamps placed.
Tony Wawrukiewicz
 5General Postal History
Operation and Innovation in the Dead Letter Office from 1860-1985

To illustrate both basic activities of the Dead Letter Office (DLO)/Dead Letter Branches (DLB) and innovations in their operation from 1860-1985.
Tony Wawrukiewicz
 2General Postal History
British and French Prisoner Mail during French Wars and Insurrections, 1779-1871

Mail of French and British Military and Political Prisoners during the Napoleonic Wars through the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War.
Louis Fiset
 4General - Postal History
Resumption of U.S. Postcard and Letter Mail Service to Europe, 1944-1948
Shows the progression of mail service during the four years required to restore full postal services to the liberated nations of Europe.
Louis Fiset
 6General Postal History
M.S. Gripsholm: Ocean Liner, Cruise Ship, Mercy Ship

Documents the 30-year history of the world's first diesel-powered passenger ship with an emphasis on her career as a WWII Diplomatic Exchange Ship.
Louis Fiset
 6General Postal History
Finland Postal Stationery with 1875 Stamp Design

To show the different forms of postal stationery with this design and their uses 1875-1901.
Kauko Aro

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Last Updated: May 20 2019