RSC at WESTPEX 2018
The 58th annual WESTPEX Stamp Show will be held in San Francisco, California.
Westpex is one of the premier shows in the USA and with its 300+ exhibit frames in open competition and one of the qualifying shows for the American Philatelic Society’s World Series of Philately competition. The WESTPEX Grand Award winner is eligible to compete in the Champion of Champions competition at APS National StampShow 2018.
As a special recognition, the RSC will be one of the three featured/guest societies at the 2018 Westpex show.
- Date: 27th – 29th April 2018
- Location: San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront, San Francisco, California
- Website: www.westpex.com
- Prospectus: Entry Form/Prospectus (PDF)
The San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel is the venue for WESTPEX 2018. If you wish to stay at the hotel please make your reservation as soon as possible to avail yourself of the WESTPEX block of rooms that are at a special show rate of $159 plus taxes per night. Once the block is filled a higher rate will be charged.
Reservations may be made through the WESTPEX web site. See Hotel tab or button on the Home Page. If you call the hotel (1 650- 692-9100), you need to ask for the WESTPEX show rate.
There is a free shuttle from the SFO Airport to the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel.
For more information, visit the Westpex website.
RSC Member Exhibits
We have SMASHED our goal of 40 frames! We have 51 frames exhibiting. A fantastic achievement!
RSC members have until 28th February, 2018 to submit entries and we recommend to submit now to avoid being locked out.
If any member would like to exhibit and has recently lodged an entry form, please contact us so our Regional Representative can ensure it is promptly processed.
The RSC will be hosting a celebration dinner at Stella Alpina Osteria. A wonderful restaurant that both our Regional Representatives highly recommend.
- Date: 27th April, 2018
- Time: 6.30pm – 10pm
- Cost: USD$139.00-$149.00 for a four course dinner, wine, gratuities and taxes.
- Location: Stell Alpina Osteria, Burlingame, located near Burlingame.
Please Contact Us if you wish to attend by 1st March, 2018. Members and spouses welcome.
RSC Members Meeting
WESTPEX will be the site of a 2018 RSC North American meeting organised by David Spivack and Colin Fraser.
Below is the schedule for presentations.
27th April, 2018 – Friday
- 11:00-12:00 – The Arms Issues – Patrick Flanagan (South Africa)
- 14:00-15:00 – The Revenues – Joe Ross (USA)
- 15:00-16:00 – Collecting Postal History (Covers) from the Rhodesias over the years – Walter Herdzik
- 18:30-22:00 – RSC Dinner
28th April, 2018 – Saturday
- 11:00-12:00 – The Admirals – David Spivack (USA)
- 14:30-15:30 – South African Pioneers in WWII – Peter Thy (USA)
29th April, 2018 – Sunday
- 10:00-11:00 – Business Meeting
- 11:00-12:00 – Double Head Postmarks – Bob Gibbs (USA) and Sean Burke (Australia)
- 13:00-14:00 – The Double Heads – Arnie Brickman (USA)
For more information, or to register your interest, please Contact Us.