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CHICAGOPEX

Sponsored by Chicago Philatelic Society


The bourse was busy.

     

Jean Mazepa, Nanette Hotchner, and Dottie Kugel chat after the banquet.


Steve Schumann, Jim Mazepa, and John Hotchner get together following the banquet.

     

Charles Wooster (left) received the multi-frame grand award for his exhibit The Postage Due Stamps of Peru, 1874–1948 from David Wenzelman.


The reserve grand for multi-frame exhibits went to Lima 1821–1879, Republican Postal History before Joining the UPU, shown by Henry Marquez.

     

Jack Thompson’s exhibit, The Puerto Principe, Cuba Provisional Issue of 1898, took the single-frame grand award.


In the literature competition, Gary DuBro received the grand for Zanzibar’s Postal History Legacy. This award has been named in memory of Kevin Doyle.

     

Gerald Forsythe received his Vooy’s plaque for APRL support from Ken Martin during at the show.

 
MOTOPEX Exhibit and Bourse

Sponsored by Motor City Stamp and Cover Club

Matilda Archer and Richard Chellevold specialize in collecting and selling event and first day cachet covers. They are regulars at major stamp shows in and around Michigan.

     

Miranda Miley, a high school student, worked with her father Mike. Miranda is the third generation of the Miley’s to enjoy stamp collecting and to join the family business.

Courtney Hunt, a free lance journalist, interviewed Fred Levantrosser, Motor City Stamp and Cover Club president, for an article on stamp clubs.

     

Sharon Smith, from the U.S. Post Office, was on hand to sell stamps. MOTOPEX photos from David L. Malhalab MNS Photo/M News Service.

 
Other

Janet Houser, Youth Coordinator, had a stamp collecting program at a local elementary school. Here students “Design a Stamp.”

     

A student works on her special stamp.

The American Revenue Association transferred their library to the American Philatelic Research Library.

     

Some of the books are ready to be processed.

 
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