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Single-Frame Exhibits

Grand and Gold

London Experimental Fancy Geometric Postmarks
• Kathryn Johnson


Making America’s Favorite Dessert: The Apple Pie
• Elizabeth Hisey

Spoiled by War: The Games of the XIIth Olympiad
• Andrew Urushima


The Geologic History of Yellowstone Park
• Kent Wilson
American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Award of Honor

The Rimet World Cup of Soccer—1930, 1934, 1938
• Richard Woodward

1½¢ Rate Usages of the United States Full Face Harding Stamp of 1930
• Stephen L. Suffet

Solo Usages of Canada’s One Cent Small Queen: 1870–1897
• Allison Cusick

PFC Johnnie R. Jayroe, American Prisoner of War in Korea
• Carl G. Marks


“I want a date, but I’m fussy”
• Jerry Jensen

15 Minutes of Fame—Arthur Banta and the San Francisco–Fresno Bicycle Mail
• Bruce Pesch

Padre Félix Varela: Priest, Philosopher, Publisher, Advocate
• David M. Frye
Women Exhibitors Sterling Achievement Award


Dental Hygiene—The Preventive Dental Profession: Celebrating Its Growth in 100 Years
• Cynthia Carlson

Coast Guard Invades Antarctica
• John Young

Carpatho-Ukraine: Nation for a Day
• Robert J. Fisher

Marc Chagall’s Stained Glass Windows on Stamps
• Mel Coe


Clever US
• Thomas & Laura Tomaszek

Announcement of the Show

Collectors of postage stamps from the United States and around the world will find dealers and exhibits that match up with their interests at a public stamp show—LINPEX 2015. The show is set for Saturday, February 28, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 1, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Lincoln Stamp Club, LINPEX will be held in the Omaha Room at Country Inn and Suites, 5353 N. 27th St., Lincoln. Admission and parking are free. The entrance to the show is barrier-free.

LINPEX will feature a bourse with six dealers and the U.S. Postal Service. Show visitors may browse and buy mint and used U.S. and worldwide stamps, topical stamps, and postal history. On Saturday, the USPS Station will sell current U.S. stamps and use a special show cancel on any outgoing mail. The cancel is also available at Lincoln’s main post office for thirty days.

The show also offers no-cost evaluations of collections that members of the public may bring to show to knowledgeable Club members. The young and young at heart alike are welcome to spend hours digging through thousands of loose domestic and foreign stamps at the Beginners’ Table, where each stamp cost children a penny, while adults pay a nickel.

Information tables will introduce the American Philatelic Society and the Lincoln Stamp Club. A judged competition of sixteen one-frame philatelic exhibits will entertain and educate, showing how collectors’ topics cover a wide diversity of interests, including apple pie, bicycle mail, world-cup soccer, dental hygiene, a Korean War POW, the Coast Guard in Antarctica, and Padre Félix Varela. These exhibits will show how an individual’s interests in a hobby can find expression in stamp collecting.

The Club will release a special show cover that honors the twenty-fifth anniversary of April 24, 1990, launch of the Hubble Space Telescope aboard Discovery, one of NASA’s space shuttles. The cover features several of the telescope’s most memorable color images and a special cancel with an outline of the telescope.

Collectors desiring to obtain copies of the Hubble covers may buy them at the show for $2.50. Individuals may order covers by mail for the same price, so long as each order includes a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Send orders to Joel Johnson, 3240 Sheridan Ct., Lincoln, NE 68506.


Country Inn and Suites
5353 N. 27th St.
Lincoln, NE 68521


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Show Cover

Lincoln Stamp Club, LINPEX 2015 Show Cover Mockup with Cachet and Cancel.

LINPEX 2015 Show Cover Mockup

This cover marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of NASA’s launching of the Hubble Space Telescope in 1990.


A high-resolution version of the show cover illustration and a media release are available for publicity uses:


LINPEX 2015 will feature a sixteen-frame philatelic exhibition of one-frame exhibits reviewed by a panel of two judges, one of whom is accredited, while the other is an emeritus judge. The entry fee is $20 per exhibit. The prospectus and entry forms are available by download:

If you have questions, please contact Cynthia Carlson, Club President and Exhibits Coordinator.


The panel of judges for the show includes two members:


This panel will judge the exhibits. Their decisions will be final. Judging will grant awards on five (5) levels: Gold, Vermeil, Silver, Silver–Bronze, and Bronze. Each exhibitor will receive a certificate of participation. Other awards will include those provided by AAPE (American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors), USSS (United States Stamp Society), and other awards with qualifications the mix of exhibits may match.