US Stamps

Check out photos from the 2015 APS Stampshow in Grand Rapids

August 26, 2015 01:15 PM

  • The American Philatelic Society used its Facebook page to showcase photos from this month's 2015 APS Stampshow in Grand Rapids, Mich.

By Joe O'Donnell

Here's a quick look at what's happening in the world of stamp collecting:

1. APS Stampshow photos

If you were unable to attend in person the 2015 APS Stampshow in Grand Rapids, you might want to have a look at the photos from the event that the American Philatelic Society is posting on its Facebook page. 

They include great shots of the show floor, award winners, participating societies, and the APS general meeting.

2. More from Stampshow

"Mark S. Schwartz’s exhibit “Boston Postal History to 1851” won the Champion of Champions award at the annual American Philatelic Society Stampshow, Aug. 20-23, in Grand Rapids, Mich."

3. It's a hit

According to a report by Randy Lewis in The Los Angeles Times, the new compact disc compilation Elvis Presley Forever, which is being sold only at U.S. Postal Service locations, will debut at the No. 11 spot on the Billboard chart of top 200 albums.

4. Hot topics

Have a quick look at the top three posts of the last couple of days on 

  1. Illegal and late uses of U.S. stamps; Circus souvenir sheet misregistration
  2. Upcoming U.S. stamps for 2015, 2016 revealed
  3. CCL Label is no longer printing U.S. stamps