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Sescal Philatelic Literature Exhibition

SESCAL Annual Philatelic Article Literature Exhibition

Entry deadline September 1, 2021

SESCAL is pleased to announce its Second Annual Literature Exhibition of Philatelic Articles. This is an exhibition of printed and electronically delivered articles related to the collection and study of postage stamps and stationery, postal history, revenue stamps and stamped paper, cinderella stamps and associated specialized fields. The 2021 literature exhibition will be conducted and judged according to the APS Manual of Literature Judging and Exhibiting, October 2019.  This manual is available free online at

Entries may be made by individuals, societies, or commercial businesses.  Entries may be by authors, editors, publishers, sponsoring organizations, or webmasters. A separate application is required for each title entered.  The entry fee is $30. Exhibitors outside the U.S. may pay via PayPal. Contact the Literature Exhibits Chair by email for further instructions.

Entry deadline is September 1, 2021. Articles will be posted on the SESCAL website for viewing a few days after receipt.


2021 Literature Exhibition of

Philatelic Articles

Literature Judges for 2021

Awards 2021

There will be a Literature Grand Award, Reserve Grand Award and an unlimited number of ribbons in eight levels. APS medal for philatelic research,  ISJP award for best article in Japanese philatelic area with vermeil or higher ribbon, and other “special awards”  sponsored by philatelic organizations.

For more information and to download the application form and prospectus visit the SESCAL website at or contact the Literature Exhibits Chair: Lois M. Evans email:


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