Springpex 2010 (our 40th) was an exceptional success and we congratulate all the workers and send our appreciation to all the collector-attendees
Planning for Springpex 2011 has begun. Watch this space throughout the year for new information.
Springpex 2010 was held on March 6 -7, at the Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia. The APS Judges were Chairman Ronald Lesher, judges Patricia Walker, and William R. Schultz. Ronald Leshers exhibit State and Federal Taxation in Support of Marketing Quality Farm Productswas shown in a Court of Honor.
The grand award was won by Ingert Kuzych for Lemburg: The Postal History of an imperial Crownland Capital.Also Gold, and the Virginia Philatelic Society for the best exhibit by a member of the society.
The reserve grand award was won by David Skipton for Muscovys Mayflies Imperial Russia's Temporary Post Offices from 1858 - 1917. Also Gold, and the Gerald L. Riser Award for Research.
The Show Chairmans grand award, for the best one-frame exhibit was won by Darrell Ertzberger for British Honduras Postal Stationery: King George V issues. Also Gold.
The Show Chairmans reserve grand award, for the second best one-frame exhibit was won by Lucien Toutounji for Constanta-Alezandria-Constanta Mail. Also Gold.
The American Philatelic Society Award Certificate was awarded to Douglas Lehmann for Philippine Fiscal Stamps Used During the Japanese Occupation (Feb. 1942 - 1945). Also Gold.
Other exhibits with a Gold Award were William Sandrik for Austrian Earthquake Stationery Reporting Forms, Darrell Ertzberger for The Berlin Views. 1897 - 1901: Five Pfennig Printed-to-Order cards,and Lucien Toutounji for Lebanon Air Mail 1919 - 1940.
The American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Achievement Award was awarded to Darrell Ertzberger for The Libyan Sybil: Six Definitives of Italian Libya 1924 -1943. Also Vermeil.
Donald Vorhis won a vermeil for 1930 Nationalism in the Postmarks of Japan: The Second Change in Postmarks.
The American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors and Women Exhibitors Sterling Achievement Award was awarded to Douglas Lehmann for Easter Seal School Packs (1942 - 1951). Also Silver.
Other exhibits with a Silver Award were John A. Macco for Apollo - Soyuz Test Project,and Donald Vorhis for 1930 Nationalism in the Postmarks of Japan: The First Change in Postmarks.