THE NEXT AUCTION STARTS MAY 1
Membership in the China Stamp Society is open to all collectors of Chinese stamps and the stamps of related areas. Member benefits include:
- The China Clipper Magazine (six issues per year)
- Buying and selling Chinese stamps in Stamp & Cover Sales and Auctions
- Discounts on books, publications on DVDs and other items sold by the CSS
- Discounts on Expertization and Identification services
- Worlds largest bi-lingual Chinese Philatelic Library of reference materials
- A free Translation Service for postal markings and other philatelic items
- Eligibility for scholarships for young collectors
- Meetings at national, regional and local shows
- International and domestic Chapters
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The Shanghai Postal System: Stamps and Postal History
of the Other Treaty Ports
This book “The Shanghai Postal System: Stamps and Postal History of the Other Treaty Ports” covers the ten Local Posts of the treaty ports, as well as the Hainan Land Post and the Wei Hai Wei Courier Post. The essay designs, trial proofs, issued stamps, variety stamps, and the postal history with earliest and latest recorded dates, rare combination covers with Foreign Posts and Imperial Chinese Post are shown on 860 exhibit pages. This book, written in Chinese and English by Fortune Wang of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is the ultimate reference book for all discerning collectors of the Shanghai Local Postal System.
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Information in Meetings and Shows
FUTURE ANNUAL CONVENTIONS WILL BE HELD AT:
NAPEX 2018, June 8-10, McLean, VA (Washington DC)
BALPEX 2019, Aug. 30 - Sept. 1, Baltimore, MD
FUTURE REGIONAL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT:
APS StampShow 2019, August 1-4, Omaha, NE
APS StampShow 2020, August 20-23, Hartford, CT
Dedicated to the documentation, preservation, advancement and promotion of the stamps and postal history of China and its related areas through education, study, research and services.
Collecting Chinese stamps is also a great way to have fun.
The China Stamp Society is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the CSS are deductible under Section 170 of the Code. The CSS is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequest, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code.
H. James Maxwell, President, 1050 West Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64145-1216 U.S.A.
Tracy L. Shew, Secretary, 16836 122nd Avenue SE, Renton, WA 98058-6055 U.S.A.