Links to sample exhibits: (some are large and take time to load) These are downloadable PDF documents. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open these files. Adobe Reader is a free download.  You might want to uncheck the boxes prior to instillation.

First Time Exhibitors Story

Republic of China Express Stamps and Mail Slips: 1912-1929

The Late Civil War Forerunners and Provisional Issues of East China, by Hugh Lawrence (85 pages)

Chinese International Airmail 1931-1949, by Frank Walton (80 pages; takes about 30 seconds to load)

Dr. SYS 16c Central Trust Issue Overprints and Surcharges of 1942, by C. T. Choi  (128 pages; takes about 30 seconds)

Airmails From China to Europe in the 1930s, by Paul Davey  (16 pages)

Selected Pages of Imperial and ROC Official Postal Seals from Jim Kotanchik's Exhibit (24 pages)

Postal Rates During the Gold Yuan Era: The Chinese Hyperinflation of 1948-49, by Hugh Lawrence (160 pages)

These last four exhibits are Power Point Presentations (they are large and take a long time to load). Power Point Viewer is required to open these files. Click to download Power Point Viewer.

The German Post Offices in China: 1886-1917 , by Jerry H. Miller

German Intervention in China, by Jerry H. Miller

Evolution of the German Post Office at Shanghai: 1888-1917 , by Jerry H. Miller

The Evolution of 'Via Siberia' Routed Mail: 1897-1945, by Jerry H. Miller

Information on exhibiting: (there are downloadable PDF documents)

Judging Manual 2016

Getting Started in Philatelic Exhibiting, by John M. Hotchner

Exhibiting Chinese Philately - Getting Started
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Exhibiting Chinese Philately - The Story and its Presentation
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Exhibiting Chinese Philately - The Title Page
Sample Title Page

Exhibiting Chinese Philately - The Synopsis
Sample Synopsis 1
Sample Synopsis 2
Uniform Exhibit Evaluation Form
The Synopsis Page, by Tim Bartshe

APS Manual of Philatelic Judging (120 Pages)

Visit the web site of the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors for much helpful information.

How To Build A Philatelic Exhibit

A Comparison of the Title Page and the Synopsis, by Tim Bartshe

Title and Synopsis Pages: Different Purposes – Different Content, by John M. Hotchner

How To Win (An International) Gold Medal in Postal History (FIP 63 pages)

Visit the APS web site for Help With Exhibiting

Visit the APS web site for Judging, Show Committee, Jury Accreditation Forms & Information

Visit the FIP (Fédération Internationale de Philatélie) web site for information on upcoming exhibitions, exhibiting, and FIP regulations

Visit the FIAP (Federation of Inter-Asian Philately) web site for information on upcoming exhibitions and FIAP regulations

Important articles from The philatelic Exhibitor magazine 1986-1996

Important articles from The Philatelic Exhibitor magazine 1997-2009

FIAP Member Federations