Exhibits and Rarities

No other event can offer three grand awards (for National Topical Stamp Show, Americover and APS Stamp Show), three single frame grands, the World Series of Philately Champion of Champions, Most Popular Champion of Champions,  the Youth Exhibiting Championship, a literature competition, and a Court of Honor including rare stamps such as the Inverted Jenny. Plan to attend to peruse more than 800 frames of world-class exhibits showcasing rare and interesting aspects of philately. 

 

 

List of Current Exhibits:

Use links to view the exhibit entries for GASS 2022.

View Listing of Philatelic Exhibits

Frames of Philatelic Exhibits to be on display

List updated as of 5/13/22

AmeriCover Exhibits

Exhibit Title
Exhibitor
Class
The U.S. Battleship Oregon: A Brief History (1893-1919) Lloyd Ferrell
Single Frame
Dorothy Knapp Airmail First Day & Aviation Event Cover Bob Helms
General
2015 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from Alaska Duane Heverling
Single Frame
C-53, This is Your Life Duane Heverling
General
Alaska Highway, Philatelically Speaking Duane Heverling
General
Carol Gordon Cachets Susan B. Jones
Most Popular Championship
1922 - A Banner Year for First Day Cover Collecting Jerry Katz
Noncompetitive
Raven Story First Day of Issue Eric R. Knapp
General
The 3¢ 1948 Palomar Mountain Observatory Issue Ralph H. Nafziger
General
Joint Issues with the United States Charles J. O'Brien, III
General
U.S. Sesquicentennial Exposition 1926 Charles J. O'Brien, III
General
Women of the Black Heritage Series - From the Fields of Slavery to the Halls of Congress Mark Thompson
General

National Topical Stamp Show Exhibits

Exhibit Title
Exhibitor
Class
The Oceanographic Institute and Museum of Monaco Fran Adams
Single Frame
The Atlantic Meeting - 1941 Fran Adams
General
Masterpieces from Ghana Museum Ships Agbenyega Adedze
General
The Lion - Most Symbolic Animal of All Greg Balagian
General
In the Name of the Lion Greg Balagian
General
Walt Disney's Richest Superstar: Scrooge McDuck Edward Bergen
General
Walt Disney's Second Super Star: Donald Duck Edward Bergen
General
Lighthouses of America: Beacons on U.S. Stamps Timothy Bergquist
Single Frame
Taffy 3 and The Battle of Samar, two hours of Gallentry, Guts & Gumption David & Laurie Bernstein
General
The FIPEX Triangles Edward Cahoon
Single Frame
Triangular Philately Edward Cahoon
General
Egypt of the Pharaohs Leroy Crain
Most Popular Championship
Barriers, Breakthroughs, and Bravery - Women Pioneers in the Race to Space Judith Fernandez Newblom
General
The Olympic Symbol in Design Tomas L. Griebling
General
The 16th Olympic Winter Games - Albertville and The Savoie Tomas L. Griebling
Single Frame
Armenian Scented Paper (Papier d'Armenie) - From Incense to Commodity Igor Grigorian
Single Frame
Pre-Christian Armenia: From Origins to Acceptance of Christianity. Igor Grigorian
General
Abraham Lincoln's Life and Legacy Dawn R. Hamman
Postcard
The Jewel City - Postcards of the Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915 Dawn R. Hamman
General
Campanulas: Bells of the Garden Dawn R. Hamman
Single Frame
SPUDS: Potatoes in the U.S. at the Turn of the Last Century Robert R. Henak
General
An ancient connection, an uncertain future. Butterflies, moths and man. Greg Herbert
General
The Book of Hours - A Medieval Bestsellfer Susan B. Jones
General
Games of the Xth Olympiad - Los Angeles 1932 Conrad Klinkner
General
The Bible: From Antiquity to Modern Culture Mark Loomis
General
Buddhist Mudras Lokeswara Rao Madiraju
Single Frame
Men's Gymnastics: Dressed to Win Mark C. Maestrone
Single Frame
The Melancholy of Albrecht Durer, the Mathematician Danny Meng
Single Frame
The Story of Lloyd's: From Coffee to Commerce Norma Nielson
General
Competitive Rowing Clemens Reiss
General
Spoiled by War: The Games of The XIIth Olympiad Andrew Urushima
Single Frame
A History of the American Indian Lan Qing Zhang
General

StampShow Exhibits

Exhibit Title
Exhibitor
Class
Cancellation Devices of the International Istitute of Agriculture, 1906-1946 Fran Adams
Single Frame
Outgoing Victorian Indian Mail from October 1854-July 1876 P. D. Allen
General
Go for the Gold! The Introduction of Women in the Olympic Games Laurie Anderson
General
Hot Wheels Stamps Jay Bigalke
Noncompetitive
Canada: The 15c Large Queen of 1868 Art Bunce
General
Canada - The Quebec Tercentenary Issue of 1908 Art Bunce
General
Cork Postal History to 1900 Brian Callan
General
The Ubiquitous Paper Stamp Perforation Gauge Niko Courtelis
Most Popular Championship
The 3¢ Connecticut Tercentenary Issue of 1935 and its First Days Anthony F. Dewey
World Series
Postmarks and Cachets of the Aircraft Carrier USS Lexington, 1928-1942 Mel Dick
General
Compliments of the Season: Christmas & New Year Greetings from U.S. Rural Carriers Darrell R. Ertzberger
General
CUPCAKES Christina Esbeck
Youth
Great Britain Penny Red Stars, 1850-1864: The Worlds First Perforated Stamp Juan Farah
World Series
So Much to Due: The Development, History and Uses of the Large Numeral Postage Due Stamps Mike Farrell
General
Berthed at Portland: The Battleship Oregon is a Museum Ship Lloyd Ferrell
General
Transition to War at Pearl Harbor: Navy Ships along Ford Island and Battleship Row Lloyd Ferrell
General
The USDA MyPlate Food Plate- Mapping Out The Foods Mia Fillion
Youth Championship
New York Penny Post - First U.S Local Post Dale Forster
Single Frame
Delaware Postal History 1732-1847 Alfredo Frohlich
World Series
The Overprinted Issues of Switzerland for the League of Nations and International Labor Organization (1922-1944) Greg S. Galletti
General
The Forest Conservation Issue of 1958 Rick Gibson
World Series
My Victoria - Great Britain Imperforate Line Engraved From Plate Position 'CG' Chip Gliedman
General
A Postal History Map of the United States of America Chip Gliedman
General
1909: A Year of US Postal Innovation Lawrence Haber
General
The Canadian Admiral Era: A Rate Study 1912-1931 Tom & Jill Hare
General
Designing the U.S. Hummingbirds Issue of 1992 John M. Hotchner
Court of Honor
World Rarities & Uniquities John M. Hotchner
Court of Honor
Auxiliary Markings on Correctly Addressed But Returned or Delayed Mail of Netherlands Ben Jansen
General
A Spectroscopic Study of Two Canadian 'Aniline' Stamps Richard Judge
Single Frame
In the Beginning…Timbromanie, How the Proliferation of Postage Stamps Started a Collecting Revolution Vince King
World Series
Homefront Alaska: Civil Mail and Censorship in Alaska Territory during the Second World War Eric R. Knapp
General
The Development of the Confederate States of America (CSA) Postal Service From Secession to Appomattox Daniel Knowles
World Series
Pan Am Clippers Conquer the Pacific Jon E. Krupnick
General
Aloha! The 80¢ Diamond Head of 1952 Jon E. Krupnick
World Series
Postal Rates during the Gold Yuan Era: The Chinese Hyperinflation of 1948-49 Hugh Lawrence
General
The Development of the Ethiopian Posts: 1894-1909 Ulf J. Lindahl
General
The 1903 Two Cent Washington Shield Issue Nicholas A. Lombardi
World Series
The Development and Impact of Missions in Southern Rhodesia Mark M. Loomis
General
Rebel Documents, Yankee Stamps: How the Union Collected Its Stamp Taxes in the Confederacy, During Wartime Occupation and by Postive Retroactive Stamping Michael T. Mahler
World Series
California's Gold Rush Revenues, Aristocrats of American Fiscal Philately: A Fiscal History Michael T. Mahler
General
Lima 1821-1884, Republican Postal History Until Early UPU Henry Marquez
General
First Across: The 1919 Transatlantic Flight of the US Navy NC-4 Doug Matthews
Single Frame
Imperial & Republic of China (ROC) Official Postal Seals H. James Maxwell
General
British Postal Mechanisation: From TRANSFORMA to the Modern Era Stephen McGill
General
Britain's Marvelous Machins Stephen McGill
World Series
San Francisco Postal History: 1849 to 1869 Rick Mingee
General
Evolution and Impact of Blood's local post, 1842 to 1862 Vernon R. Morris, Jr.
World Series
Persia, 1894 Nasser-eddin Shah Last Portrait Issue Behruz Nassre-Esfahani
General
Postal History of the Thirteen Orginal Colonies 1651-1782 Timothy O'Connor
World Series
Belgian Expansion into East Africa 1916-1924 Dickson H. Preston
Single Frame
A Pilgrimage to Mount Rainier Dickson H. Preston
General
Damaged by Fire in a Train's Mail Room January 15, 1944 Thomas Richards
Single Frame
Shanghai, Port of Last Resort, 1939-1947 Edward G. Rosen
General
Airmail Service to Palestine/Israel Edward G. Rosen
General
The U.S. 1847 Issue: America's First Stamps Daniel J. Ryterband
General
The New York's Postmaster Provisionals Mark S. Schwartz
World Series
The Coconut Palm - Palm of Life & Palm of Commerce Phillip J. Stager
World Series
The U.S. 3¢ Letter Rate: Domestic 1932-1958, International 1931-1958 Stephen L. Suffet
General
The Development and use of the provisional issues of South Vietnam Emory Earl Toops
General
Chile Presidente Series: 1911-1937 Ross A. Towle
General
Usages of Propietary Stamps of the War Revenue Act of 1898 Bruce Wakeham
General
Lindbergh's 1929 Inaugural Round Trip Flight to Canal Zone Bradley Wilde
General
Panama: First Postage Due Stamps Bradley Wilde
Single Frame
Wings over the Bahamas John P. Wynns
Single Frame
Canada: Postal History of the 1927 Confederation & Historical Issues John P. Wynns
General
PANAMA - The American Bank Note Company 1909 1c Balboa Stamp David Zemer
Single Frame
Man's Best Friend Kaitlyn Zhang
Youth

 

View Listing of Literature Exhibits

Listing of Literature Exhibits that will be displayed:

List updated as of 5/20/22

Class
Literature Title
Article An Oddity Unvocers a Short-lived Registry Plan
Article Buddhist Dances
Article Cairo hotel maxicard analytics and Pyramids hotel maxicard analytics
Article Corner Cards of Lititz, Pennsylvania
Article Fort Oglethorpe, GA, Internee's Postcard: Written from a Spy to a Spy?
Article How to Collect Women's Suffrage
Article Little River P.O. Keeps Town Memory Alive
Article Local Usage" Prevails for Name of Town and Post Office
Article Military Fort Myers from 1850
Article National Parks of USA on Stamps
Article Oops! Mistakes and Curiosities in the Design of Tennis Stamps and Postmarks
Article St. Joseph, Florida
Article The Panama One-Cent Balboa Invert From the American Bank Note Company
Article The Sinking of the P.R.R. Ferry Chicago, October 31, 1899
Catalog The Foreign Mail Issue of Mexico 1879-1883
Electronic Annotated Bibliography of Cuban Philatelic Literature
Electronic Pennsylvania Postal History Society Website - www.paphs.org
Handbook April 1945 in Patriotic Covers
Handbook British South Africa Company King George V Admiral Stamps 1913-1924
Handbook International Institute of Agriculture - Official Mail 1910-1946
Handbook Mails of the 1861-1867 European Intervention in Mexico
Handbook O.C. Marsh, Chief Red Cloud and the Thunder Horses
Handbook The Postal History of Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Society Journal ARPA Journal
Society Journal Canal Zone Philatelist
Society Journal Enophilatelica
Society Journal Florida Postal History Journal
Society Journal Forerunners
Society Journal Haiti Philately
Society Journal Journal of Sports Philately
Society Journal Journal of the United Nations Philatelists Inc.
Society Journal LA CATASTROPHE
Society Journal Meter Stamp Society Bulletin Vol. 73 2021
Society Journal Mexicana
Society Journal NJPH, Journal of the New Jersey Postal History Society
Society Journal Postal History Journal
Society Journal Rossica Journal
Society Journal The Airpost Journal
Society Journal The Birth of New Jersey's Post
Society Journal The Israel Philatelist
Society Journal The New CartoPhilatelist
Society Journal The Pennsylvania Postal Historian
Society Journal The Philatelic Communicator
Society Journal The Philatelic Gourmet
Society Journal Topical Time

 

 

 

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