Societies Gather at Americover

Societies To Meet at Americover 2013

Seven national stamp societies will participate in Americover 2013, the annual World Series of Philately show and convention of the American First Day Cover Society, which is being held August 16-18 in Independence, Ohio.

Of course, the annual meetings of the American First Day Cover Society are being held during Americover 2013: The Executive Committee and Board of Directors meet Thursday evening. The AFDCS Business Meeting is Saturday morning, and the Membership Meeting, an open forum, is Sunday morning.

Also meeting at the show are the American Ceremony Program Society (Chapter #58), the Cachet Makers Association (Chapter #65), the 7-1-71 Affair (Chapter #50), Art Cover Exchange (Chapter #79), and The Virtual Stamp Club (Chapter #84). The ACPS, CMA and 7-1-71 events are all the annual meetings for those groups.

ESPER (Ebony Society for Philatelic Experiences and Reflections, Chapter #91) and the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors are also participating.

Americover 2013 will also feature a first day ceremony for the 10-stamp booklet version of "A Flag For All Seasons" U.S. stamps, two bourses (commercial dealers and cachetmakers), a banquet, seminars, a youth table, a hospitality suite, a live auction and two silent auctions, seminars, a pre-show tour of the area, and a post-show evening dinner event.

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