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Fighting the Fed in Philadelphia

Fighting the Fed in Philadelphia

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Bill Schultz and Jasmine Smith Win Large Vermeil Award for Literature

Bill Schultz and Jasmine Smith Win Large Vermeil Award for Literature

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The image above is from their website Scarce Postal Rate of 6 1/4 Cents
Bill Schultz and Jasmine Smith have received a Large Vermeil Award from the CHICAGOPLEX 2020 Literature Palmares on November 21, 2020. The award was for their writing on the Scarce Postal Rate of 6 1/4 Cents.

Bill and Jasmine conducted a presentation on the subject to our members on November 5, 2020. It was an excellent presentation and we really appreciated them sharing their knowledge and experience with us! 

To find out more about how to enter the Annual Philatelic Literature Exhibition, click the link below:

CHICAGOPLEX Annual Philatelic Literature Exhibition

Link to an article about the project in the Women Exhibitors journal Expressions

AAPE Single Frame Champion of Champions – 2020 to Mark Schwartz

AAPE Single Frame Champion of Champions – 2020 to Mark Schwartz

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The image above is from Mark’s exhibit.

PaPHS member Mark Schwartz has been awarded the AAPE Single Frame Champion of Champions – 2020 for his exhibit on “Boston’s Use of the 1847 Issue”. Mark qualified for the competition at the Garfield-Perry 2020 Show. Mark also qualified with his exhibit on “The Postal History of Newbury and Newburyport During the Stampless Period 1755 – 1855”

Please click below to go to the AAPE website and see Mark’s winning exhibits!

Boston’s Use of the 1847 Issue

The Postal History of Newbury and Newburyport During the Stampless Period 1755 – 1855

 

PaPHS member, Vernon R. Morris Jr, MD also qualified with his exhibit on “Philadelphia Local Posts 1843 – 1861”

Click to see his exhibit here – Philadelphia Local Posts 1843 – 1861

 

Or click the link below to see all of the competitor’s exhibits for this prestigious award!

AAPE Single Frame Champion of Champions – 2020

Teese

Teese

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The PDF below is from The Penny Post / Vol.3 No. 4 / October 1993

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The image of the cover and certificate below are from the collection of Steve Kennedy (PaPHS)

The following images are from previous auctions at SiegelAuctions.com

The following image is from the collection at the National Postal Museum

The following PDF is an exhinit page from the collection of Norman Shachat. (PaPHS)

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Gus Spector – Philadelphia Civil War Hospitals

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Bill Schultz and Jasmine Smith Presentation

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Bill Schultz, an accredited APS Chief Judge, with Jasmine’s assistance, presented a 20 +/- minutes commentary including Q/A on the just-released (2020) “Scarce 6 ¼ Cents Postage Rate Census” which was generated by Bill and Jasmine. The presentation encompassed PowerPoint views of the covers and the related obsolete bank notes (currency) of the 1821 to 1845 pertinent era.

Jasmine Smith, noted Postal Paper Restoration Expert provided an in-depth discussion with PowerPoint examples on “Paper Restoration Techniques” including Q/A on the fascinating process. Jasmine provided numerous insightful tips for all stamp collectors. This portion was also about 20 +/- minutes.

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