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Download a printable PDF of the 2019 exhibition entries, HERE.

2019 Palmares

The Palmares for 2019 were NAPEX 2019 Palmares.

The 2019 prospectus and application are archived here for reference as a PDF.
NAPEX 2019 PROSPECTUS ENTRY FORM.

Thanks to the jury for NAPEX 2019, which consisted of the following judges:

  • Dr. Daniel C. Warren, Virginia, Chief Judge
  • Roland H. Cipolla II, Texas
  • Edwin G. Kroft, Canada
  • Jane M. F. Sodero, Alabama
  • Patricia Stilwell Walker, Florida

AWARDS

Thanks go out to all the NAPEX 2019 Exhibitors with congratulations to all the NAPEX 2109 Palmares Winners
For the complete list of awards and winners for 2019 NAPEX 2019 Palmares Awards List.

GRAND for Frames: 131-138: The Development of the Confederate States Postal Service from Secession to Appomattox
Daniel Knowles

To explain the evolution of the Confederate postal service by illustrating the myriad approaches it employed to transmit mail during the American Civil War.

RESERVE GRAND for Frames 019-023: The New York Postmaster Provisional
Mark Schwartz

A traditional exhibit of the most broadly used of any of the U.S. Postmaster Provisional stamps issued prior to the first federal issues of 1847.

ONE FRAME GRAND for Frame 035: The Postal History of Newbury and Newburyport during 1755-1855
Mark Schwartz

The markings seen from the earliest known until stamps became required in 1856.

COURT OF HONOR EXHIBITS

Frames 001-004 COURT OF HONOR: The Evolution of Airmail Service Between Bermuda and the United States 1925-1939
John Pare

Exhibit documents airmail carriage from the flights of the zeppelin 'Los Angeles' in 1925 to the loss of the Imperial Airways 'CAVALIER' in 1939.

Frame 005 COURT OF HONOR: The Trucial States Palm Trees and Dhow Series of 1961
Earl Toops

Stamps, cancellations, and covers of the "first" Trucial Staes issue that were the forerunners of the controversial "sand dune" countries.

Frame 006 COURT OF HONOR: New Orleans in the Confederate Mail System
Douglas Weisz

Routes, rates of postage used from June 1, 1861 to Union occupation April 25, 1862.

MULTI-FRAME EXHIBITS

LARGE GOLD for Frames 007-014: The 1910 Centenary Issue of Colombia
Santigo Cruz

Highly specialized study of the issue from proofs and essays to usages on cover.

LARGE GOLD for Frames 019-023: The New York Postmaster Provisional
Mark Schwartz

A traditional exhibit of the most broadly used of any of the U.S. Postmaster Provisional stamps issued prior to the first federal issues of 1847.

LARGE GOLD for Frames 054-060: Wartime Transpacific Airmail 1939-1946
William Fort

Development of transpacific air transport routes that were used to carry mail during World War II.

LARGE GOLD for Frames 112-119: Hussey's Post
Larry Lyons

A presentation of the 22 different stamp designs of Hussey's Post with the period of use of the various adhesives and handstamps.

LARGE GOLD for Frames 122-129: The United States 1869 Issue used in International Mails
Jeffrey Forster

Covers baring the US 1869 issue used in the international mails to other nations originating from the brief time the 1859 issue was current.

LARGE GOLD for Frames: 131-138: The Development of the Confederate States Postal Service from Secession to Appomattox
Daniel Knowles

To explain the evolution of the Confederate postal service by illustrating the myriad approaches it employed to transmit mail during the American Civil War.

LARGE GOLD for Frames: 139-148 Pan Am Clippers Conquers the Pacific 1933-1941
Jon Krupnick

The Pan-American Airways trans-Pacific evolution from 1933-1935 survey flights to the termination of commercial operations due to World War II.

LARGE GOLD for Frames 151-158: The U.S. 10c Postage Stamp of 1869
Michael Laurence

A traditional exhibit of this fascinating stamp.

LARGE GOLD for Frames 163-168: The 2c Stamp of the United States 1869 Pictorial Issue
Steven Rose

A comprehensive study of the 2c 1869 stamp showing essays, proofs, printing varieties, cancels plus domestic and international use on cover.

LARGE GOLD for Frames 183-190: The Magical World of Harry Potter
Van Siegling

Trudging through the dark and gloomy lands of Mordor - oops! - Wrong fantasy series!

LARGE GOLD for Frames 199-208: Zeppelin South America Flights 1932-1937
James Graue

Development and operations of commercial airmail service between Europe and South America by the Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg dirigible airships 1932-1937.

For the complete list of awards and winners for 2019 NAPEX 2019 Palmares Awards List.

NAPEX 2019

Friday, June 7: 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday, June 8: 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, June 9: 10 am to 4 pm

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner 7920 Jones Branch Drive McLean, Virginia 22102


NAPEX show rate (June 7-10):
$111/night + taxes
(single or double occupancy)
Use rate code NPX19
FREE PARKING AND ADMISSION