Get into Postage Stamp Collecting, come to the Show!
Centre Hall, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 17, 2015
Save the date! The American Stamp Dealers Association, Inc. is hosting its annual National Fall Postage Stamp Show, October 23–25, 2015, in New York City. The show will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Avenue and 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019. The doors open daily at 10 a.m. and admission is free. Friday and Saturday the show runs until 6 p.m.; Sunday until 4 p.m. There is something for everyone from the experienced to the non-collector — dealers, specialty collecting groups, seminars, and much more. Admission is Free.
Take Advantage of the Free Appraisal Service — Bring in those stamps/collections that the family has inherited or been storing for years. This service will put a value on material and offer advice on how to dispose of it. The appraisal service will be open for business from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. each day of the show. To participate in this service, check in at the ASDA Booth located at the show entrance.
Shop 'Til You Drop — Dealers will be buying and selling stamps and historic envelopes from across the nation and around the world — from vintage to modern to quirky and unique and more.
Attend Two First Day Ceremonies — The United States Postal Service will celebrate the joys of a winter snowfall when they unveil their Geometric Snowflakes stamps, October 23 at 11 a.m. These bright, cheerful stamps are sure to add a whimsical splash to holiday cards, thank-you notes, invitations, greeting cards, and any mailing that calls for a touch of warmth during the coldest months of the year. For all your postal needs, visit the USPS online. (https://www.usps.com/).
The United Nations will be celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year. At noon the United Nations Postal Administration will commemorate the event by issuing a set of six miniature sheets plus three souvenir sheets. For the past several years, the UN Headquarters in New York has undergone a historic renovation to update the building with a safer, more modern and sustainable work environment. The message of the UN at 70 which is “Strong UN. Better World.” For more information about United Nations stamps visit our website (http://unstamps.org).
Visit Society Booths — Seven stamp collecting societies will have a presence at the show: the American Philatelic Society, American Topical Association, Ebony Society of Philatelic Events and Reflections, Inc., Scandinavian Collectors Club, U.S. Stamp Society, Vatican Philatelic Society, and World Stamp Show-NY 2016. Take a moment to stop by the APS table to welcome the new Executive Director, Scott English, to the hobby. Scott is looking forward to meeting the collectors and APS members attending the show.
Kids, Get Into Collecting — Each child ages 6–10, who is accompanied by an adult, will receive a copy of "My Stamp Album."
Get the Special Daily Show Cancel, USPS First Day Cancel, and Show Card — Be sure to pick up some souvenirs of your time at the show.
Visit the ASDA online (http://www.americanstampdealer.com/SubMenu/ASDA_Fall_New_York_Stamp_.aspx?id=486) for all show information — schedule of events, dealers in attendance, and more.
Come to the show October 23–25 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Explore the wide, wonderful world of postage stamp collecting — a hobby for a life time!