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Statement of Purpose

The American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors exists to share and discuss ideas and techniques for improving standards of exhibit preparation, judging, and the management of exhibitions. We serve the entire range of people who work or have an interest in one or more of these fields; whether novice, experienced, or just beginning to think about getting involved. Through pursuit of our purposes, it is our goal to encourage your increasing participation and enjoyment of philatelic exhibiting, and to ensure the health of this part of our hobby.

Founded in 1986, the American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors is a worldwide organization of stamp collectors who exhibit their collections competitively and work together for the betterment of philatelic exhibiting and judging standards and practices. AAPE membership is open to all philatelists who love, and participate in, the world of stamp shows.

AAPE 2019 Single Frame Team Competition

Teams must register with the 1-Frame Team competition coordinator by providing a list of the team members, their exhibit titles, whether the exhibit is "new", whether the exhibitor is a youth or/and a novice and the exhibits' Types. The deadline for Team Registration is November 20th 2018. 2019 Rules & Regulations and 2019 Registration Form.