LINPEX

LINPEX 2017

Dates and Times

Saturday and Sunday, February 25–26, 2016
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST.

Place

Country Inn & Suites
5353 N. 27th St.
Lincoln  Nebraska  68521
Reservations: +1.800.830.5222 or 402.476.5353
Web: Reservations

Directions:

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Price and Accommodations

Show Attractions

The show features a variety of offerings:

Collection Evaluations

Many times a relative inherits or receives a collection or accumulation of stamps from another relative. It can be confusing to try to figure out what to do with that box or those boxes. Options include becoming a collector (!), selling, donating, or using the stamps.

Knowledgeable members of the Lincoln Stamp Club can take a look at your holdings and give you some idea about the directions that make sense to take. This is not a formal appraisal, but a free assessment to help you make a better informed choice.

The Evaluations Team will be present throughout the whole show. If you need assistance to bring your accumulation into the show hall, please visit with one of the Club members at Welcome Table inside the main door.

Beginners’ Table

One of the great joys of stamp collecting, one that never gets old, is the hunt. The Beginners’ Table will satisfy your desire to hunt for the stamps you want. There will be thousands upon thousands of stamps on tables with enough chairs for everyone to have a seat and to hunt. The Club will also sell gallon bags of stamps you can take home for later.

Dealers

STEVE HENDERSON
1987 Pine Mesa Grove
Colorado Springs, CO 80918-3654
719.528.1934
Vshenderson@aol.com.

TERRY HOLDRIDGE
Iowa Stamps and Coins

Back of Book, Booklets, U.S. Classics, Coils, Confederate States, Mail Sales, U.S. Sheets, United States, and Year Sets
PO Box 77
Ankeny, IA 50021
515.964.1202
iowasc@netins.net
www.iowastamps.com.

ALAN LEMKE
Al’s Stamps & Collectibles

1110 15th Ave. West
Spencer, Iowa 51301
Phone: 712.262.4940
alanlemke@SMUnet.net.

JOE RENDE
Boys Town

909 Renee Ave.
Papillon, NE 68046
402-592-4904
jrende4204@aol.com
http://www.boystown.org.

DALE SMITH
Stamp Smith

Topicals, Worldwide, and U.S. Stamps and Plateblocks
1212 NE 96th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64155
Phone 816.734.4536
smidale@umkc.edu.

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS
Publishers of Black Elk Speaks
1111 Lincoln Mall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0630
Phone 800.848.6224
customerservice@longleafservices.org
www.nebraskapress.unl.edu.

JIM WOODS
Woodson’s Stamps

PO Box 77
Boys Town, NE 68010
Work: 402.333.1589
Home: 402.333.9382.

Show Announcement

Lincoln Stamp Show Warmly Welcomes Postage Stamp Enthusiasts of All Ages and Interests

Collectors of postage stamps from the United States and around the world will find dealers and exhibits that match up with their interests at a public stamp show—LINPEX 2017. The show is set for Saturday, February 25, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, February 26, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Lincoln Stamp Club, LINPEX will be held in the Omaha Room at Country Inn and Suites, 5353 N. 27th St., Lincoln. Parking and admission are free. The venue is barrier-free.

LINPEX will host six stamp dealers, the University of Nebraska Press, and the U.S. Postal Service. Show visitors may browse and then buy mint and used U.S. and worldwide stamps, topical stamps, and postal history items. On Saturday, the USPS Station will sell current U.S. stamps and use a special show cancel on any outgoing mail. The cancel is also available at Lincoln’s main post office for thirty days.

LINPEX also offers no-cost evaluations of collections that members of the public may bring for knowledgeable Club members to review. The young and young at heart alike are welcome to spend hours digging through thousands of loose domestic and foreign stamps at the Beginners’ Table, where each stamp costs children a penny, while adults pay a nickel.

Free handouts will introduce the American Philatelic Society and the Lincoln Stamp Club. Postal exhibits will entertain and educate, showing how collectors’ topics cover a wide diversity of interests: grandkids’ first-time efforts to collect and display stamps; the Pegasus air-mail issues of Uruguay from 1935 to 1944; dollar-plus U.S. stamps on modern mail; old picture postcards from Lincoln, Nebraska; a father’s cover collection; Boy Scouts around the world; colorful, early stamps of Central and South America; and the first fifty years of Christmas seals.

The Club will release a special stamped and cancelled envelope that honors the one-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of Nebraska’s statehood. The envelope’s design honors the twenty-six individuals named to the Nebraska Hall of Fame. The cancellation features an outline of the state and its year of statehood. The customized postage stamp highlights Chimney Rock, a national historic site and an historically significant landmark on several transcontinental trails. An insert, written by Jim McKee, local historian, traces the journey of Nebraska from territory to state.

Individuals desiring to obtain copies of the Nebraska Sesquicentennial cover may buy them at the show for $3.00. Individuals may order covers by mail for the same price. Orders should include a stamped, self-addressed envelope and be mailed to Joel Johnson, 3240 Sheridan Ct., Lincoln, NE 68506-6142.

Show Cover

Lincoln Stamp Club, LINPEX 2017 Show Cover Mockup with Cachet and Cancel.

LINPEX 2017 Show Cover Mockup

This cover marks the one-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of Nebraska statehood.

Lincoln Stamp Club, LINPEX 2016 Show Cover Insert.

LINPEX 2017 Show Cover Insert

Publicity Portfolio

A high-resolution version of the show cover illustration and a media release are available for publicity uses:

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