“Summer of Stamps Virtual Festival” July 9 to August 18

The “Summer of Stamps Virtual Festival” is kicking off today, July 9, and runs to August 18, 2020. 

The month-long stamp celebration is wonderful seeing organizations “including the American Philatelic Society (APS), the British Library Philatelic Collections and London’s The Postal Museum”.

"Summer of Stamps Virtual Festival"

The American Philatelic Society is a Festival Partner and they will be featuring a “range of videos and articles provided by the American Philatelic Society, the largest, non-profit organisation for stamp collectors in the world.”

APS Festival Partner Summer of Stamps

“The online event is set to offer collectors a bustling stamp marketplace, featuring the latest stock and information from a wide range of stamp traders and auction houses; daily content, including exclusive videos and guides from organizations including the American Philatelic Society (APS), the British Library Philatelic Collections and London’s The Postal Museum; a virtual goody bag, featuring offers and discounts; and competitions, challenging collectors to put together one-page stamp displays.”

The stamp festival programme is displaying each day’s events and as the day progresses they are activating the links. 

Summer of Stamps FDC is featuring Queen stamps

Summer of Stamps Virtual Festival FDC featuring Queen stamps
Buckingham Covers Summer of Stamps FDC Queen

There are two First Day Covers featuring Queen stamps and available at Buckingham Covers. One is “A Tribute to Queen”, and the other “Music Giants – Queen Live Miniature Sheet Cover.

Over at the allaboutstamps.co.uk website, is beautifully using their site to make participating in the online event easy to do so at your leisure.  Here’s to a great month ahead! See you tomorrow for my Friday blog post. 

 Anchors Aweigh,  


Attribution & Thank you to the following who are referenced today

Summer of Stamps Festival allaboutstamps.co.uk website


American Philatelic Society News, 7/1/2020, APS to Partner with “Summer of Stamps Virtual Festival”

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