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Confederate Stamp Alliance sets its 2016 Annual Meeting

Oct 29, 2015, 12 PM
The Confederate Stamp Alliance will host its annual meeting in conjunction with the St. Louis EXPO on April 1-3, 2016.

By Colin Sallee

1. CSA meeting, St. Louis Stamp Expo set for first week of April

Save the date: for Confederate Stamp Alliance's Annual Meeting in St. Louis is set for April 1-3. It is being held in conjunction with the 2016 St. Louis Stamp Expo.

There will be specialized presentations, an awards banquet, and even a southern-style supper with collectors and sellers. 

The CSA is also encouraging CSA members to show exhibits as part of the Expo. Show organizers will be accepting entries until Dec. 31. 

Find more info here.

2. Zais now in the mix for APS presidential vacancy 

Mick Zais, the current vice president of the American Philatelic Society, has entered his name into the running to be the organization's next president. 

In an Oct. 27 announcement, Zais said, “I’m running because I believe the APS, while facing challenges, has significant opportunities to grow membership and expand member services. To this task, I’ll bring 45 years of diverse leadership and financial management experience.”

Read more about Zais.

3. Archaeological stamps

Jewelry is featured on the second set of stamps in the Archaeological Finds in Liechtenstein series.

The first set, issued by Liechtenstein June 2, 2014, pictures ancient coins (Scott 1606-1608). In addition to showing a coin, each design includes stylized maps indicating where the item was discovered.

Full story here.

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