AMERICOVER 2008
August 22-24, 2008

Fairview Park Marriott Hotel
Falls Church, Virginia
53rd Annual Convention and Exhibition


Palmares

Grand and Gold

"FORERUNNERS" - The Philatelic Truck & Souvenir Sheet
Gregg A. Hopkins, Sr.
also
APS Research Medal
American Philatelic Congress Award

Reserve Grand and Gold

First Day Cover Exhibit of the 1939 Baseball Stamp
Jeff Bennett
also
WINFRED M. GRANDY Award

Gold

Georgia Bicentennial
Charles J. O'Brien III
also
USSS Statue of Freedom Medal

The Wernher Von Braun Rocket Team in War and Peace
Steve Durst
also
Pre-1940 APS Award of Excellence
AAPE Creativity
Military Postal History

General Barry's Rocket Battalion, 1861-1863
Steve Durst
CURTIS B. PATTERSON Award
Pre-1900 APS Award of Excellence

LUCK-OF-THE-DRAW Legends of the West: Bill Pickett, Errors, Revisions & Lottery
Gregg A. Hopkins, Sr.
also
HERMAN FRANZ FLUEGEL Award
Post1980 APS Award of Excellence

Washington Irving
Gary Denis

The U.S. Revalued Postal Stationery of 1971
Douglas N. & Nancy B. Clark

The 1947 U.S. Postage Stamp Centenary Commemorative
Andrew McFarlane
also
1940-1980 APS Award of Excellence

The Eagle Has Landed
Charles J. O'Brien III
also
LEO & SAMUEL AUGUST Memorial Award

Vermeil

Frederic R. Rice Cachetmaker 1932-1941
Wayne Anmuth

The First Man on the Moon
Dr. Reuben A. Ramkissoon

The 1964 New York World's Fair Commemorative and Its First Day Covers
Ronald J. Klimley
also
AAPE Gold Award of Honor

A Look Back Forty Years to HemisFair '68
Marilyn J. Bearr

Silver

Censored First Day Covers of Nordic Countries
Alan Warren
also
BEST FOREIGN FDC Award

Earliest Known/Documented Uses, Then and Now
Ralph H. Nafziger
also
LAWRENCE S. FISHER Award

Project Mercury -- To Put A Man in Space
Dennis Dillman

Great Joint Venture
David W. Roberts

Christmas Seals, Emily Bissell, and the Red Cross
John Hayner

Old Ironsides Unofficial Yorktown First Days
Allen Klein

Cachets of Edward Mendlowitz, 1958 Through 2008
Edward Mendlowitz
also
AAPE Gold Award of Honor

Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
John Macco

X-15: The Forgotten Spaceship
Dennis Dillman

Silver-Bronze

The Art of the Cachet
The Cachetmakers

Computer Generated Add-On Cachets
Tom Peluso

Pioneering the First Days of the Automated Postal Center Stamp
Anonymous

The Art of Space Exploration
Eugene Mszar

Bronze

First Day Covers of the Last Airmail Special Delivery Stamp
Allen Klein

Postal Journey to the Desert City
Dionisio T. Taeza

Non-Competitive

Jamestown 400th Anniversary Celebration
Barbara A. Montgomery

AFDCS Court of Honor Covers
Alan Warren

A Personal First Day Exhibit by B.R. McIntyre, 1948-1951
Kurt Laubinger

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