AHPS Invades INDYPEX 2014

AHPS members won these awards at INDYPEX in Indianapolis, IN during September 26-28, 2014:

v      INDYPEX Grand Award and Gold Medal and AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award to George Strubel for Development of Swiss Airmail up to 1939

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Gold Award to Roger Heath for Mail Handled at the Hotel Schweizerhof, Luzern

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Silver Award to Roger Heath for Refused Mail of Switzerland

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Bronze Award to Charles J. LaBlonde for The Censorship of the Swiss WWII Cards

v      Show Gold Medal and American Philatelic Congress Award to Harlan Stone for The Difficult First Day for the U.S. 1948 Harlan F. Stone Stamp

v      Show Vermeil Medal and AAPE Award of Honor to Harry Winter for Switzerland: Charity Stamps for the Pro Juventute Foundation, the First 10 Years, 1912-1921

v      Show Vermeil Medal and AAPE Award of Honor to Bruce Marsden for The Story of Swiss Philately

v      Show Silver-Bronze Medal to Richard Hall for A gallery of Swiss Artists

v      Show Bronze Medal to David E. Durham for Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

v      Show Single Frame Vermeil Medal and AHPS One Fame Award to Bruce Marsden for SwissairÕs 1947 First Flight to North America

v      Show Single Frame Silver Medal to Robert Zeigler for World Headquarters of the International Refugee Organization at Geneva

v      Show Single Frame Bronze Medal to Richard Hall for The Bridges of Budapest

AHPS Takes on TEXPEX 2013

AHPS members won these awards at TEXPEX in Grapevine, Texas during March 1-3, 2013:

v      TEXPEX Grand Award and Gold Medal and AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award to Dr. Heinrich K. Heissinger for Switzerland: The Durheim Period 1850-1854

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Gold Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Domestic Postage Due Charges 1862-1960s

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Silver Award to George Struble for Swiss Airmail Up to 1939

v      Show Gold Medal to Charles J. LaBlonde for The Postal History of Swiss WWII Cards

v      Show Vermeil Medal, AHPS Bronze Award, and American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Creativity Award to Bruce Marsden for The Story of Swiss Philately

v      Show Vermeil Medal and Auxiliary Markings Club Award of Merit to Roger Heath for Auxiliary Markings Club Award of Merit

v      TEXPEX Single Frame Grand Award, Show Single Frame Gold Medal and AHPS Best One-Frame Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland-to-United States Mail Rates

v      Show Single Frame Vermeil Medal to Andrew Urushima for The Olympic Jubilee Š Lausanne 1944

v      Show Single Frame Vermeil Medal to Charles J. LaBlonde for The Suspension of US Mail to Switzerland 1942-1945

v      Show Single Frame Silver Medal to Bruce Marsden for The Ugliest Stamps of Switzerland

v      Show Single Frame Silver Medal to John Barrett for Karl Bickel: Swiss Master Designer/Engraver

v      Show Single Frame Silver Medal to Roger Heath for Types of Swiss Made Cancelers Used in Latin America 1881-1930

v      Texas Philatelic Association (TPA) Distinguished Philatelic Texan Award to Ronald Strawser

AHPS Wows them at WESTPEX 2012

AHPS members won these awards at WESTPEX in Burlingame, California during April 27-29, 2012:

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Award and UPSS Marcus White Medal – Best Postal Stationery to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Stamp-Imprinted Envelopes: Federal Issues of 1867-1886

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Gold Award and San Francisco Pacific Philatelic Society – Margaret Munda Memorial Award of Merit to Steve P. Turchik for Usages of Switzerland's Imperforate "Sitting Helvetia" issue of 1854-1863

v      Show Gold Medal, AHPS Silver Medal, and American Air Mail Society Gold Medal to George Struble for Swiss Airmail up to 1939

v      Show Gold Medal, AHPS Bronze Award, and American Philatelic Congress Award to Ian Gilchrist for Mail between Switzerland and Colombia using the SCADTA Airline 1923-1937

v      Show Gold Medal to Roger Heath for Swiss Flexible-Head Razor Cancelers Invented by Frederic de Coppet

v      Show Gold Medal, to Michael Peter for Switzerland – The IKW Issue 1918-1919

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Chic Bartolacci for The Kasimir Issues of Liechtenstein, 1920-25

v      Show Vermeil Medal and American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Award of Honor to Bruce Marsden for Switzerland 1949 Engineering and Landscapes Issue

v      WESTPEX Single Frame Grand Award, Show Gold Medal and AHPS Best One-Frame Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland – to – United States Mail Rates 1862-1875

v      Show Single Frame Gold Medal to Bruce Marsden for Switzerland Pro Juventute 1912-1913 Forerunners and First Issue

v      Show Single Frame Silver Medal and American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Award of Honor to Roger Heath for Made in Switzerland – Foreign Cancelers made by Güller of Hüttikon

AHPS Nabs National Notice At NAPEX 2011

AHPS members won these awards at The National Philatelic Exhibitions of Washington, D.C. 2011, June 4:

v      NAPEX Reserve Grand Award and Gold Medal to Steve P. Turchik for Usages of Switzerland's Imperforate "Sitting Helvetia" issue of 1854-1863

v      Show Gold Medal, AHPS Novice Award, AHPS Bronze Award, and AAPE Novice Award to Ian Gilchrist for SCADTA Mail from and to Switzerland 1923 - 1937

v      Show Gold Medal to Roger Heath for Swiss Flexible-Head Razor Cancelers Invented by Frederic de Coppet

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Gold Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Stamp-Imprinted Envelopes: Federal Issues of 1867-1886

v      Show Gold Medal, AHPS Silver Medal, and American Air Mail Society Gold Medal to George Struble for Swiss Airmail up to 1939

v      Show Vermeil Medal and Military Postal History Society Award to Ernest L. Bergman for The Swiss Army: Its Duties, Services, and Patriotic Support 1936 - 1945

v      Show Vermeil Medal and American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Award of Honor to Richard T. Hall for Landi: The 1939 Swiss National Exposition: A Tour via Contemporary Postcards

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v      Show Silver Medal to Bruce Marsden for Campione d'Italia: A Geographic Anomaly

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Best One-Frame Award to Harlan F. Stone for An Essay, Proofs and Specimens of Switzerland's Perforated Sitting Helvetia

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Robert G. Zeigler for The World Headquarters of the International Refugee Organization at Geneva

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Richard T. Hall for The Landi Europa Flights, April 29 - May 28, 1939

v      Show Silver Medal to George Struble for SCADTA Mail from Switzerland

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Richard T. Hall for Philately of Switzerland: An Introductory Handbook

v      Show Silver Medal to the American Helvetia Philatelic Society for TELL Volume 36

AHPS Fills Frames at Minnesota Stamp Expo 2010

AHPS members won these awards at Minnesota Stamp Expo 2010, July 16-18:

v     Reserve Grand Award and Gold Medal, AHPS Gold Medal, and APS Award of Excellence – Pre 1900 Material to Steve P. Turchik for Usages of Switzerland's Imperforate "Sitting Helvetia" issue of 1854-1863

v   Show Gold Medal,  AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award, and American Airmail Society Award to Michael Peter for Swiss Zeppelin Mail to the Americas 1930-1937

v     Show Gold Medal, AHPS Silver Medal, APS Award of Excellence 1900-1940 material, and American Philatelic Congress Award to George W. Struble, Development of Swiss Airmail up to 1939

v      Show Gold Medal, AHPS Bronze Medal, and Postal History Society – Postal History Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Domestic and International Postal Services during July 1, 1862 – November 30, 1891

v       Show Gold Medal, APS Award for Research, and AAPE Creativity in Philatelic Exhibiting Award to Roger Heath for De Coppet Razor Cancelers of Switzerland

v     Show Vermeil Medal and AAPE Award of Honor  to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Michael Peter for 1828-1845, French-Swiss Cantonal Postal Treaty Accounting Marks

v      Show Vermeil Medal and ATA First Award to Bruce Marsden for A Trip to the Alps

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Charles LaBlonde for World War II Airmail from Switzerland to Canada, GB & USA

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Roger Heath for Hotel Schweizerhof: Communication During Europe's Golden Age of Tourism

v      Show Vermeil Medal and AAPE Award of Honor to Charles Bertolacci for The Kasimir Stamps of Liechtenstein, 1920-1925

v      Show Silver-Bronze Medal, AHPS Novice Award, AAPE Novice Award, and Minnesota Federation of Stamp Clubs Novice Exhibitor Award to Rudolf Keller for Stamps Designed by Swiss Artist Hans Erni

v      Single Frame Gold Medal and AHPS Best One Frame Award to Harlan Stone for Private Advertising Officially Imprinted on Swiss Postal Envelopes

v       Single Frame Gold Medal, APS Award of Excellence – 1940-1980 Material, and Military Postal History Society Award to Charles LaBlonde for The Suspension of United States Mail to Switzerland 1942-1945

v      Single Frame Silver Medal and Women Exhibitors – Sterling Achievement Award to George Struble for Swiss SCADTA Mail

v       Single Frame Silver Medal to Bruce Marsden for Switzerland: Usages of the 3 cent Transmission Lines Issue of 1949

Member Success at Portland's PIPEX 2009

AHPS members won these awards at PIPEX 2009, May 22-24:

v     Reserve Grand Award and Gold Medal, AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award, American Air Mail Society Award of Excellence to George W. Struble, Development of Swiss Airmail up to 1939

v   Show Gold Medal, and AHPS Gold Medal to Steve P. Turchik for Usages of Switzerland's Imperforate "Sitting Helvetia" issue of 1854-1863

v      Show Gold Medal, American Philatelic Congress Award for Excellence in Writing, Postal History Society Award, and AHPS Silver Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Postal Service Rates in Switzerland – 1862-1891

v       Show Gold Medal, AHPS Bronze Medal, and AHPS Novice Award to James Johnstone for The Cross and Numeral Issues of Switzerland – 1882 to 1924

v     Show Gold Medal, to Roger Heath for De Coppet Razor Cancels of Switzerland

v      Show Vermeil Medal, to Charles LaBlonde for WWII Airmail from Switzerland to Canada, Great Britain, and USA

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v      Show Silver Medal to Richard T. Hall for The 1939 Swiss National Exposition, the 'Landi'

v      Show Silver Medal to Bruce Marsden for Switzerland Pro Juventute International Usages – 1912-1937

v      Show Silver-Bronze Medal to Charles Bertolacci for Early Liechtenstein Postal Designs

v      Single Frame Grand Award and Gold Medal and AHPS Best One Frame Award to Roger Heath for Hotel Schweizerhof – 1872-1919

v       Single Frame Vermail Medal to James Johnstone for The Helvetia Booklet Stamps of Switzerland

v      Single Frame Vermeil Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's 1909 UPU Commemorative Postal Cards

v       Single Frame Vermeil Medal to Andrew Urushima for The Olympic Jubilee - Lausanne 1944

Member Displays are Winners at Rochester's ROPEX 2008

AHPS members won these awards at ROPEX 2008, May 16-18:

v     Grand Award and Gold Medal, AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award, APS Medal and Ribbon of Excellence – Pre-1900 Material to Steve P. Turchik, The Usage of Switzerland's Imperforate "Sitting Helvetia" issue of 1854-1863

v   Show Gold Medal, American Air Mail Society Medal, and AHPS Gold Medal to George Struble for The Development of Swiss Airmail up to 1940

v      Show Gold Medal, APS Medal and Ribbon for Research Excellence, Postal History Society Best Exhibit of Postal History Award, and AHPS Silver Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Domestic and International Postage Due Charges During 1862-1907

v       Show Gold Medal and AHPS Bronze Medal to Roger Heath for De Coppet Razor Cancels of Switzerland

v     Show Gold Medal, APS Medal and Ribbon of Excellence – 1940-1980 Material, and American Philatelic Congress Award to Anthony F. Dewey for Swiss Offic ial Stamps for the UNEO and International Agencies

v      Show Vermeil Medal, American Philatelic Congress Award, and AAPE Award of Excellence to Greg S. Galletti for A History of the League of Nations

v      Show Vermeil Medal and AAPE Award of Honor to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Ernest L. Bergman for Switzerland: A Safe Haven for Civilian Refugees and Military Internees during the Nazi Era

v      Single Frame Gold Medal and AHPS Best One Frame Award to Harlan F. Stone for Swiss Postal Involvement in 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War 

v       Single Frame Gold Medal to Anthony F. Dewey for Service of Intellectual Aid to Prisoners of War

v      Single Frame Vermeil Medal to Bruce Marsden for Campione d'Itlaia, a Geographic Anomaly

v       Single Frame Vermeil Medal to Andrew Urushima for The Olympic Jubilee: Lausanne 1944

v      Single Frame Silver Medal and AAPE Award of Honor to Richard T. Hall for The Swiss Landi 1939

v      Single Frame Silver Medal to George Struble for Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi in Swiss Philately

Swiss Exhibits Recognized at St. Louis Stamp Expo 2007

AHPS members filled over 40% of the frames and won these awards at Saint Louis Stamp Expo 2007, February 23-25:

v      Court of Honor: Steve P. Turchik, The Usage of Switzerland's Imperforate "Sitting Helvetia" issue of 1854-1863

v       Reserve Grand Award and Gold Medal, Missouri Exhibitors Award, AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award, and AHPS Novice Award to Heinrich K. Heissinger for Switzerland: The Durheim Period, 1850 to 1854

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Gold Medal to Ralph B. Soderberg, MD for Switzerland. The Official Issues 1935-1960

v       Show Gold Medal, USPS Marcus White Award, APS Pre-1900 Award, and AHPS Silver Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Postal Stationery 1867-1905: Envelopes, Cards, Wrapper Bands

vnbsp;     Show Gold Medal and AHPS Bronze Medal to George Struble for Swiss Airmail up to 1940

v      Show Gold Medal and AAPE Creativity Award to John Steinberg for Suchard International use of Postal Stationery and other Advertising Media

v     Show Vermeil Medal, American Philatelic Congress Award, and AAPE Award of Excellence to Greg S. Galletti for A History of the League of Nations

v      Show Vermeil Medal and AAPE Award of Excellence to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v      Show Vermeil Medal to John Steinberg for Lifeboat Switzerland for Civilian Refugees 1940-1946

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Richard Barton for William Tell 1914-1942 

v       Show Vermeil Medal to Bruce Marsden for Switzerland 1949 Engineering and Landscapes 

v     Show One Frame Champion and Gold Award and AHPS Single Frame Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's 5c Perforated Sitting Helvetia: Uncommon Uses of Two Common Stamps

Swiss Exhibits Perform at WESTPEX 2006

AHPS members and other Swiss exhibitors won these awards at WESTPEX outside San Francisco, April 28-30:

v      Collectors Club of San Francisco Reserve Grand Award and Gold Medal, Pacific Trophy for Best Traditional Exhibit, and AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award to Ralph B.Soderberg for Switzerland: The Sitting Helvetia Issue 1862-1883

v   Show Gold Medal and AHPS Gold Medal to Steve P. Turchik for The Usage of Switzerland's Imperforate Sitting Helvetia Issue of 1854-1863

v       Show Gold Medal, American Philatelic Congress – Excellence of Written Text Award, and AHPS Silver Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Domestic and International Postage Due Charges During 1862-1907

v      Show Gold Medal and AHPS Bronze Medal to Leonard Holmsten for Swiss Stampless Mail

v      Show Gold Medal to George Struble for Development of Swiss Airmail to 1930

v     Show Vermeil Medal and AAPE Award of Honor to Roger Heath for De Coppet Razor Cancels of Switzerland

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Ernest L. Bergman for Switzerland: Safe Haven for Civilian Refugees and Military Internees During the Nazi Era

v      Show Silver Medal to Robert T. Kinsley for Swiss Internment Camp Mail – World War II 

v      Show Single Frame Gold Award and AHPS Single Frame Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Postal Reply Cards in the International Mails 1879-1905

v      Single Frame Vermeil Award to Donn Lueck for Revenue Stamps of the Canton of Graubunden

      v      Single Frame Vermeil Award to Andrew Urushima for The Olympic Jubilee – Lausanne 1944

Harlan F. Stone wins 2005 Champion of Champions Award for Switzerland 1862-1883: The Perforated Sitting Helvetia at APS STAMPSHOW 2005

Swiss Exhibits Conquer New York Spring MEGASHOW 2005

AHPS members and other Swiss exhibitors won these awards at ASDA MEGASHOW in New York City, March 3-7:

v      Show Grand Award and Gold Medal, AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland 1862-1883: The Perforated Sitting Helvetia

v    Show Gold Medal and AHPS Gold Medal to Steve P. Turchik for The usage of Switzerland's Imperforate Sitting Helvetia Issue of 1854-1863

v       Show Gold Medal and AHPS Silver Medal to Ralph B. Soderberg for Switzerland Registered Mail 1785-1863

v       Show Gold Medal and AHPS Bronze Medal to Charles LaBlonde for Swiss World War II Mail to Great Britain, Canada and the USA General Postal History

v    Show Gold Medal and AAPE Creativity Award to John Steinberg for Philately & Fattening Chocolate General Display

v       Show Vermeil Medal to Ernest L. Bergman for Switzerland: A Safe Haven for Civilian Refugees

v    Show Vermeil Medal to Roger Heath for De Coppet Razor Cancels of Switzerland General Postal History

      v    Show Vermeil Medal to Rolf Weggler for Zurich's Fiscal Stamps

v      Show Vermeil Medal to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v       Show Single Frame Grand Award and Gold Medal and AHPS Single Frame Award to Harlan F. Stone for Swiss Hotel Posts

v       Single Frame Vermeil Medal to Andrew Urushima for The Olympic Jubilee – Lausanne 1944

 

Swiss Exhibits Well Represented at APS STAMPSHOW 2004

AHPS members won these awards at APS STAMPSHOW 2004 in Sacramento California, August 12-15:

v       World Series Prix D'Honneur to Leonard Holmsten for Swiss Stampless Mail

v       World Series Prix D'Honneur to Ralph B.  Soderberg for Switzerland, The Standing Helvetia Issue 1882-1907

v       World Series Prix D'Honneur to Ralph B.  Soderberg for Switzerland, The Cross and Numeral Issue 1882-1907

v       Open Competition Gold Medal and AHPS Award to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Stamp-Imprinted Envelopes

v       Open Competition Silver Medal to Bruce Marsden for Switzerland 1949 Engineering & Landscapes Issue

v       Single Frame Platinum Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Essays, Proofs, and Specimens of Switzerland's Perforated Sitting Helvetia

v       Single Frame Vermeil Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Mobile Post Offices of Switzerland: 1937-1938 Introduction

 

Swiss Exhibits Dominate ROMPEX 2004

AHPS members won both the multi-frame and single-frame grand awards at ROMPEX near Denver during the society's May 14-16 national convention, repeating their performance at BALPEX last September.

v    Ralph Soderberg's 10 frames of Standing Helvetia earned, in addition to the show grand award, the AHPS grand award, the APS pre-1900 medal and a show gold. He retired the cur-rent Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award plaque, winning it for the third time.

v    Harlan Stone's one frame of Sitting Helvetia proofs and specimens captured, in addition to the show grand, the AHPS best one-frame award and a show platinum. 

v    For multi-frame exhibits, the AHPS gold medal and a show gold went to Steve Turchik for Strubels, the AHPS silver and a show gold to Harlan Stone for postal envelopes, and the AHPS bronze, a show gold and the Postal History Society medal to Charles LaBlonde for Swiss World War II mail to Great Britain, Canada and the U.S.A.

v    Roger Heath, a first-time exhibitor, won a show vermeil and three novice awards from AHPS, AAPE and the show for DeCoppet Razor Cancels.

v    Other winners in the multi-frame compe-tition were Bruce Marsden, show vermeil and AAPE merit award for Swiss Fondue; Ernest Bergman, show vermeil for Switzerland's Civil-ian Refugees and Military Internees during Nazi Era; Richard Barton, show vermeil for William Tell; and Robert Kinsley, show vermeil for Swit-zerland during Two World Wars. Bernhard Glutz, a visiting exhibitor from Switzerland, won a show silver for 1941 Historic Portraits.

v    Other winners in the one-frame category were George Struble, a show platinum for 1913 Flugspende Flights, and Bruce Marsden, a show silver for 1949 40-Centime Basel Docks Issue.

 

Recent Awards at Other Shows

  1. Steve P. Turchik, Swiss Imperforate Sitting Helvetia Issue, 1854-1863, SESCAL 2003 Gold, APS Pre-1900 Medal of Excellence.
  2. Anthony Dewey, Swiss Officials for International Agencies, SESCAL 2003 vermeil, AAPE presentation award, U.N. Philatelists gold.
  3. Michael Peter, Short Zeppelin Flights over Switzerland 1930-34 (1-frame), St. Louis 2004, vermeil, German Philatelic Society vermeil.

It seemed like a record for Swiss exhibiting at BALPEX 2003

AHPS members won these awards at BALPEX 2003 in Baltimore, Maryland, August 29-31:

 

v       Show Grand Award, AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award, Show Gold Medal to Ralph B.  Soderberg for Switzerland, The Cross and Numeral Issue 1882-1907

v       AHPS Gold Medal, Show Gold Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland, 1882-1924: The Cross & Numeral

v       AHPS Silver Medal, American Airmail Society Medal, Show Gold Medal to Michael Peter for Swiss Zeppelin Mail to South America: 1930-1937

v       AHPS Bronze Medal, Show Gold Medal to Steve P. Turchik for The Swiss Imperforate Sitting Helvetia Issue: 1854-1863: Stamps, Varieties, and Usages

v       Show Gold Medal to Charles J. LaBlonde for Swiss World War II Mail to GB, Canada, and the USA

v       Show Vermeil Medal to Richard L. Fath for Swiss Airmail Service

v       Show Vermeil Medal to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v       Show Vermeil Medal to Ernest L. Bergman for Switzerland: a Safe Haven for Civilian Refugees & Military Internees During World War II

v       Show Vermeil Medal to Anthony F. Dewey for Swiss Official Stamps for the UNEO and International Agencies

v      Show Vermeil Medal to John Steinberg for Switzerland's "Stamp Day" Observances

v       Show Best One Frame Exhibit Award, AHPS Best One Frame Award, Show One Frame Platinum Medal to George Struble for Swiss Flugspende Flights of 1913

v       Show One Frame Platinum Medal to Anthony F. Dewey for Service of Intellectual Aid to Prisoners of War

v       Show One Frame Gold Medal to Michael Peter for The Stones of a Swiss Classic – The Light Blue Rayon

v       Show One Frame Vermeil Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Private Alterations of Switzerland's 1870-1905 Postal Cards

v       Show One Frame Vermeil Medal to Bruce Marsden for Switzerland Pro Juventute 1912-1915

v       AHPS Novice Award, Show One Frame Silver Medal to Richard Franson for Switzerland: a Study of the Federal Issues: 1850-1854

v       Show One Frame Silver Medal to Robert T. Clarke for Plating Switzerland's Rayon III Issue

 

 AHPS Exhibitors had strong performance at FLOREX 1999

AHPS members won these awards at FLOREX 1999 in Orlando, Florida, November 5-7:

 

v       AHPS Felix Ganz Memorial Grand Award, Show Gold Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Postage Due Charge

v       AHPS Gold Medal, Show Gold Medal to James A. Anderson for Switzerland Railroad Post Office Markings 1858 to 1910

v       AHPS Silver Medal, APS 1900-1940 Award, Show Gold Medal to Georges Schild for AID From Swiss Organizations to Civilians and PoWs During World War II

v       AHPS Bronze Medal, Show Gold Medal to Ernest L. Bergman for Switzerland and World War II

v       Show Vermeil Medal to Donn Lueck for Switzerland Revenues – The Cantonal Issues

v       Show Vermeil Medal to Steve P. Turchik for The Swiss Imperforate Sitting Issue, 1854-1862

v       AAPE Excellence Award, Show Silver Medal to George Struble for Origins of Swiss Military Aviation 1913-1918

v       Show Silver Medal to Bruce Marsden for Swiss Fondue

v       AHPS Novice Award, Show Silver Medal to Richard L. Fath for Swiss Air Mail: A Look at the First 50 Years

v       Show Silver Medal to Anthony F. Dewey for Swiss Official Stamps of the U.N.

v       Show Silver Bronze Medal to Rudy Schaelchli for Military Stamps of Switzerland 1914-1918

v       Show Silver Bronze Medal to John F. Barrett Jr. for Pro Juventute

v       AHPS Best One-Frame Award, Show One Frame Platinum Medal to Harlan F. Stone for Switzerland's Golden Franc

v       Show One Frame Bronze Medal to John F. Barrett Jr. for Switzerland 1854-1862, 'The Strubeli." An Overview