WESTPEX® 2017

Stamp Show

WESTPEX 2015

The 55th annual WESTPEX Stamp Show with its 300+ exhibit frames in open competition is one of the qualifying shows for the American Philatelic Society's World Series of Philately competition.  The WESTPEX Grand Award winner will be eligible to compete in the Champion of Champions event at the APS Stampshow in August.

The jury is comprised of the following with their specialties:

Edwin Andrews - jury chair - display exhibits, military postal history, US 19th century, US postal history, US revenues

James Mazepa - Central America, Eastern Europe, Mexico, modern philately, Poland

Patricia Stilwell Walker -display exhibits, Ireland, postal history, US postal history, youth

Ron Cipolla II - Confederate States, local/private posts, postal history, US 19th century, US postal history

Timothy Wait - airmail, US postal history, US revenues

Palmares for WESTPEX 2015 are here.

Show theme for 2015.

Accepted Exhibits for WESTPEX 2015 as of April 10, 2015

Frames

Title

1-10

 Cunard Line 175 Years: The Monopoly Years of British Mails, 1840-1867

11-13

 A Celebration of the Cockroach!

14-22

 Gold Rush Days

23

 CUBA: The Matanzas Duty Free Zone Issue

24

 Jose Marti His life through Cuba philately (1904-1958)

25

 Cuban Paquebot Mail

26

 U.S. Frigate Constitution at Guantanamo, Cuba

27

 The First United States Special Delivery Stamps Used in Cuba

28-30

 Stamps and Overprints of the Vasco da Gama Omnibus Issue of 1898 as valid for use in Portugal

31-40

 U.S. First Issue Revenues, 1862-1871

41

 The New York Postmaster Provisional 1845-1847

42

 The Electricity and Gas Inspection Revenue Issue of Canada

43

 The "Special Arrangement" Between Liverpool and the U.S. 1844-1848

44

 U.S. Civil War Era $200 & $500 Revenues: Their Purpose Illustrated

45-54

 Usages Of The 1932 Washington Bicentennial Commemorative Stamps

55-60

 Postal History Featuring the 1861 United States 24-cent Adhesive

61-68

 The First United States 12c Stamp of 1851-1861

69-74

 Great Britain Penny Red Stars. The world's first perforated postage stamp

75-82

 Philadelphia - Great Britain Mail

83-92

 California's Gold Rush Revenues, Aristocrats of American Fiscal Philately: A Fiscal History

93-97

 U.S. First Issue "Playing Cards" Revenue Stamps and Uses (1862 - 67)

98-102

 Cuba Postal Stationery 1878-1898

103-112

 A License and Stamp System for Waterfowl Conservation in the 20th Century U.S.

113-122

 Waterfowl Hunting Permit Stamps. Federal-State-Tribal

123-127

 California Agricultural Proration

128-132

 Revenue Stamped Paper (Papel Sellado) of the Spanish Administration of the Philippines

133-142

 United States Hand Applied Flag Cancellations 1852-1949

143-149

 Postal Stamps in Lieu of Revenue Stamps

150-157

 Cuba: Postage Stamps Used as Revenue. 1855-1898

158-165

 The Progression of New York Foreign Mail Cancels 1845-1878

166-172

 Puerto Rico - Pre-stamp Inland Postal Routes

173-180

 British Columbia and Vancouver Island Postal History to 1871

181-186

 Censorship and the Anomaly of US Navy Battleship Postal Markings During World War I

187

 New York Foreign Mail Fancy Cancels 1873-1875.

188-194

 Guatemalan Auxiliary Markings, 1898-1967

195-202

 The British & French Post Offices in Cuba

203-210

 The Postal History of Salem, Mass. Domestic Mail Through Sept 1883 (Act of 1883) Foreign Up To UPU

211-216

 Cuba Colonial

217

 Cuba's Postal Rocket Mail Experiment

218

 Perfins on the Postage Stamps of Cuba

219-224

 Cuba: Varieties, Errors, Proofs, and Specimens

225-232

 Classic Colombia Issues 1859-1868

233-240

 Chile The Rouletted Issues 1877-1899

241-245

 Main Offices in the Carrera General from Catagena to Tuquerres

246-250

 The 1910 Centenary Issue of Colombia

251-258

 MDI Vending Envelopes, Packets, and Booklets

259-266

 Hyderabad Specialized Collection 1869-1950

267-271

 San Francisco Postal History: 1849 to 1869

272-276

 Rise and Fall: The New Westminster Post Office 1898-1981

277-284

 Switzerland Pro Juventute Usages 1912-1926

285-289

 Afghanistan Revenue Stamps 1871-1970s

290-294

 The Early Postal History of Nicaragua

295-299

 Bosnia-Herzegovina: Austrian Occupation, 1878-1906

300-304

 84c and 41c Issues of Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis