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American Topical Association
American Philatelic Society

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Dedicated to the study of philatelic material pertaining to watercraft on stamps, to sharing knowledge, to encouraging the growth of the hobby and to supporting the preservation of our maritime heritage.

Bluenose

Collecting ships on stamps is an enjoyable way to vicariously travel the Seven Seas or the smallest lake without investing in the cost of a boat. The Ships on Stamps Unit of the American Topical Association would like to show you the many ways that you too can enjoy this most enjoyable of hobbies. This page will tell you something about ourselves and how to begin sailing the seas in command of your own fleet. Welcome aboard!

The Watercraft Philately Index has been updated through Vol 59 (2012-2013) You can look at the on this page

The July/August issue of Watercraft Philately is now available. Check out the Table of Contents.

Ships on Stamps web site received a Silver-Bronze in the American Philatelic Society Chapter and Affiliates Web Site competition

The APS held a competion among their various affiliates and chapter this past summer. The Ships on Stamps Unit web site received a Silver-bronze. We received high marks for current information about the content of Watercraft Philately but especially for having many illustrations of stamps and stories that appear in the section on New Ship Stamps and Ship Topic Pages. At the same time, several areas were cited that could be improved. You can see the complete results at http://stamps.org/cac/awards/websiteresults.html

APS Silver-Bronze award


2014 National Topical Stamp Show (NTSS) was held in St Louis, Missouri, on June 27-29, 2014.

This was a well attended show with over 31 dealers and a cachet dealers bourse. The new Topical Times Archives was released as was a new DVD of ship stamp images. More information on the show will be posted in the next few weeks.

For more information check out the ATA website. American Topical Association web page.


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