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Convening Societies PIPEX 2022

United States Stamp Society (USSS) United States Stamp Society The United States Stamp Society (USSS) is the largest public organization dedicated to the research and study of United States postage and revenue stamps. The Society is a non-profit, collector-focused organization with a worldwide membership of over 1400. Since 1926, the Society has encouraged philatelic study through committees specializing in specific stamp issues such as the Washington-Franklins and the Prexies. Other committees study specialized areas of U.S. philately such as plate numbers, marginal markings, vending and affixing machine perforations, booklets and booklet panes and many others. Our research is made available through books, research papers and articles in our monthly journal, The United States Specialist. All members receive a copy of the journal each month and are also entitled to significant discounts on all Society publications. The Society also maintains a website,, which contains a wealth of information about United States stamps. The membership application can also be found there.
Germany Philatelic Society of the USA (GPS) United States Stamp Society Germany Philatelic Society of the USA (GPS) Dedicated to the documentation, preservation, advancement and promotion of the stamps and postal history of Germany and its related areas through education, study, research, and services. The Germany Philatelic Society, the preeminent philatelic organization for Germany and German area collectors in North America, is pleased to hold its 2022 National Meeting at Pipex under the auspices of the Northwest Federation of Stamp Clubs and the Oregon Stamp Society and Portland Philatelic Exhibitions. The society looks forward to a great event with many German exhibits, seminars, and programs and the opportunity for philatelic fellowship with our fellow collectors. Please visit our table at the show as well as our General Membership meeting, Saturday, April 30, at 10 am. New members who join at the show will receive a copy of one of our award-winning publications. For more information on the GPS, see:
Pacific Northwest Postal History Society (PNPHS) Pacific Northwest Postal History Society The Pacific Northwest Postal History Society (PWNPHS) is dedicated to the study of all facets of postal history of the four states that comprised the Oregon Territory – Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. To accomplish this lofty goal, we publish a quarterly journal, conduct specialized studies, present an annual auction and provide a comfortable forum for postal historians to freely exchange ideas and information. . Please see us at our society table in the Ballroom, or at our 1 pm Saturday, May 11th general meeting, or for added information, please contact the PNWPHS website:

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