Edwin Kawasak
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Los Angeles, CA May 15, 2022.  The Stamp Exhibition of Southern California is pleased to announce that SESCAL 2022 will be held on the last weekend in October at the Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, CA 91207. After a COVID-related hiatus, SESCAL will feature 35 dealers and multiple society meetings for the three-day exhibition.  This year the show will move to Glendale in Los Angeles County, just 9 miles from the Hollywood Burbank Airport.

In addition to the dealer bourse, SESCAL will feature virtual philatelic and literature exhibitions. Details for submissions for the World Series of Philately virtual philatelic exhibition can be found on the sescal.org website.  The show hours are 10-6 on Friday and Saturday, and 10-4 pm Sunday.

SESCAL will have a youth area, where young collectors and adults who are considering collecting will be able to get help from experienced collectors and get stamps and information for beginners.

SESCAL it is now accepting articles for its 3rd Annual SESCAL Virtual Literature Exhibit of Philatelic Articles.  This is an exhibition of printed and electronically delivered articles related to the collection and study of postage stamps and stationery, postal history, revenue stamps and stamped paper, Cinderella stamps and associated specialized fields.

Last year’s Grand Award winners were Peter Schwartz and Calvin Mitchell for their article “Re-Evaluating a Philatelic First: The Earliest Depiction of Black History on U.S. Stamps” published in the American Philatelist.  Anker Nielsen took the Reserve Grand Award for his article “Foreign registration labels with letter codes A, B or C” published in Japanese Philately.

Articles submitted must have been published no earlier than September 1, 2020 and may not exceed 8,000 words.  The submission deadline is September 1, 2022.

Full details, prospectus, application, and previous articles may be found at https://sescal.org/literature-exhibit/.

SESCAL is the annual World Series of Philately stamp exhibition held in the Los Angeles area as the major event of The Philatelic Society of Los Angeles. Founded in 1927, the objective of PSLA is to promote, study, encourage and develop all aspects of philately with an emphasis on research and education.  It meets twice a month for presentations and philatelic sharing. Additional information is available at https://stampsla.com/.