The American Philatelic Society has announced the award winning exhibits of the Virtual Stamp Show, held August 17-22, 2020.
The show hosted 76 exhibitors, 112 exhibits and 3,361 exhibit pages. The exhibits were the most viewed portion of VSS.
More than 2,500 votes were cast in an online poll held during the Virtual Stamp Show.
Here are the results:
Overall Favorite: "Olympics - Birds Eye View"
Single Frame Favorite/Single Frame Most Attractive: "Inland Letter of Value RS.250 From the Year 2002-2019"
Single Frame Most Educational: "YOGA - The Art of Living"
Single Frame Exhibit That I Would Most Like To Own: "Master Healers of Ayush"
Multi-Frame Favorite: "Tale of World's Largest Conglomerate"
Multi-Frame Most Attractive: "Journey of an Old King from Serengeti"
Multi-Frame Most Educational: "Special Covers PEX Karnataka region India"
Multi-Frame I would Most Like To Own (Tie): "Journey of an Old King from Serengeti" / "Iraq Railway Post"
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While the Virtual Stamp Show was not an officially sanctioned awards exhibition, APS will send all winners an award certificate.
Sara Loebig is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York.
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