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World Stamp Show NY 2016 : A Mega Stamp Event

World Stamp Show NY 2016 once-a-decade event will takes place at the Javits Center in New York City from May 28 to June 4 2016.

The stamp show will be held under the patronage of the Fédération Internationale de Philatélie and sponsored by the American Philatelic Society.

The United States Postal Service is a major supporter and plans to issue several new stamps and souvenir items in conjunction with the show.

World Stamp Show NY 2016

World Stamp Show NY 2016 continues a 100-year tradition of once-a-decade international philatelic exhibitions held in the United States as selected by the American Philatelic Society (APS).

# More than 4,100 frames of competitive exhibits.

# Around 250,000 people over the eight days.

# About 200 philately dealers selling and buying philatelic material of all kinds.

# Dozens of postal bureaus selling their latest issues.

# Special stamps from United States Postal Service and United Nations Postal Administration.

# Priceless stamp rarities, auctions, seminars, youth and beginner activities.

# The world’s most expensive, the unique 1856 British Guiana 1c magenta stamp.

# first day ceremonies sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service and other nations at Court of Honor.

# Family friendly activities and events, including a large Youth and Beginner Area.

Special Stamps and Cancellations

Various stamps and philatelic items that will be released during the show honoring this great event.

Saturday, May 28
11 AM – USPS: World Stamp Show sheets
1 PM – UNPA: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers set
joint prelaunch ceremony with Austria Post, stamp issued May 29

Sunday, May 29
11 AM – USPS: Repeal of the Stamp Act
1 PM – Tuvalu/Gambia/Ghana “Beautiful New York Skyline at Night”
joint ceremony for the multi-national panoramic stamp sheets

Monday, May 30
11 AM – USPS: Honoring Extraordinary Heroism
12 PM – Armenia “Rio” souvenir sheet (ceremony at Booth CC428)
1 PM – UNPA: 65th Anniversary of UNPA personalized sheet

Tuesday, May 31
11 AM – USPS: View of Our Planets, Pluto Explored

Wednesday, June 1
11 AM – USPS: Classics Forever
2 PM – Palau: 30th Anniversary- Marine Life sheetlet

Thursday, June 2
11 AM – USPS: National Parks

Friday, June 3
11 AM – USPS: Colorful Celebrations

Official Theme Day Cancels and Cachets

Each cancel is 3 inches wide by 1.6 inches high.

World Stamp Show NY 2016 Theme Cancellations

The official show cachets were designed by stamp artist Chris Calle and are representative of the theme of each day.

They are available at the show or through advance orders handled at by the Amerian Philatelic Society.

Prices are $2 per blank cachet/$16 per set of 8, $3 per serviced cachet/$24 per set of 8.

World Stamp Show NY 2016 cachets

Official website of  World Stamp Show NY 2016

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