American Philatelic Society – Upcoming Stamp Shows

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Read on for More About These Exciting Shows:

Chicagopex November 18-20 at the Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca, IL, 60143.

PENPEX December 3 and 4 at the Community Activities Building, Redwood City, CA.

Worthington Stamp Show December 9 and 10 in Columbus, OH 43235.

Plan Now to Attend the Chicagopex 2022 Stamp Show

Chicagopex, among the largest World Series of Philately shows, takes place Nov. 18-22, 2022, at the Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL, 60143. The show runs 10am-6pm on Friday and Saturday. It runs 10am-4pm on Sunday. Admission and parking are free.

The show marks the 136th anniversary of the Chicago Philatelic Society and will feature almost 300 frames of exhibits, which may be viewed by the public. Many of them are from exhibitors from the convening societies: Bermuda Collectors Society, the Rossica Society for Russian Philately, Mexico Elmhurst Philatelic Society International, and the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors. AAPE is hosting its single-frame team competition.

Chicagopex is also hosting its 56th annual literature competition, featuring entries in a variety of formats including print and digital.

The convening societies are offering special presentations and meetings open to the public. See the full Chicagopex schedule for details. On Friday night, there are dinners for the convening societies’ members and guests, and on Saturday, show-goers are invited to attend the show banquet and awards ceremony. Both events require reservations in advance.

Speakers include:

APS Executive Director Scott English at 11am on Friday hosting a town hall for the American Philatelic Society.

Barry Feddema at 2pm on Friday speaking on “A Specialized Album for Albania—Start to Finish.”

Dan Undersander at 1pm on Saturday speaking on “The Beginning of Postal Stationery in the U.S.”

There will be multiple opportunities to get books signed (with books available for purchase) in the hotel lobby:

Each day of the show from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – “Walt Disney’s First Superstar: Mickey Mouse,” Vols. 1 and 2, by author Edward Bergen

Saturday 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – “U.S. Zeppelin and Airship Mail Flights” by Dr. Cheryl Ganz.

Other groups with meetings and/or speakers include: the Cats on Stamps Study Unit, the British North America Philatelic Society, Chicago Philatelic Society (CPS), the Collectors Club of Chicago, Germany Philatelic Society Chapter #5, and Illinois Postal History Society.

The show committee expects about 70 dealer booths, booths for USPS and UNPA, and a youth booth.

All meetings and speeches are free and open to the public. When booking a room, ask for the Chicagopex (or Chicago Philatelic Society) special rate. The hotel phone number is 630-773-4000. Please ask for Susan Foley. For more information, visit

PENPEX Stamp Show

December 3rd and 4th

PENPEX is supported by the members of the Sequoia Stamp Club of Redwood City. Sequoia Stamp Club meetings are held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7:00PM at the Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City, CA.

Show Hours: Saturday 10:00AM – 5:00PM, Sunday 10:00AM – 4PM

Show Featuring:

14 Stamps Dealers

U.S. Post Offices on site Saturday & Sunday

Show cachet and stamp with special cancel:

On Saturday, Dec. 4, a cachet, stamp, and special cancel will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Sequoia Stamp Club.

On Sunday, Dec. 5, a cachet, stamp, and cancel will feature Back Yard Games.

Over 40 frames of stamp exhibits

Banquet at Harry’s Hofbrau on Saturday Dec. 4

Social hour at 5:00PM, Dinner at 6:00

Free stamps for kids and beginners

500 lot silent auction which closes at 2:30PM on Sunday

Snack bar

Admission and parking are FREE!

For more information, contact: Jim Giacomazzi – (650) 365-2956



Worthington Stamp Show and WSC Free F’rall

December 9th and 10th

The show will be held on December 9th and 10th, 2022 at the Doubletree Hilton Worthington 175 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235.

Show Hours: Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Show Featuring:

20 Dealers from 8 states always Buying and Selling

WSC Free F’rall Exhibition

Friday Evening Free F’rall Hospitality Feast

Admission and parking are FREE!

The CPC Free F’rall exhibiting is a casual setting for local collectors to show a “Frame” (16 pages) of their collecting passion. No judging and no fees.

It is Free and For All who are not highly experienced philatelic exhibitors. Reservation required, please see our website or email us for details.

For more information visit

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For more updates about upcoming shows and other philatelic events, check out the Events Calendar at . We invite you to scroll through the calendar of events for each month. You can also search by state or by zip code to find an event in your area. Click on any show name to view additional details about each event.

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