Congress Book

The latest Congress Book (77th) was published in 2011 and released at StampShow in Columbus.  The full color hard cover book contains 202 pages.

Contents:

  • The disintegration of Hohenzollern Empire 1918-1923
  • Prexies and the interaction of color
  • A census of Confederate covers bearing the 2c green stamp
  • The underground railroad post office in Postumia Grotte 1872-1945
  • The development of airmail services in Polan (1918-1928)
  • The Salem “Pointing Hand PAID” handstamp: America’s first pictorial postal markings
  • The puzzle of the Piscataqua postmarks
  • The Court Delivery Stamps of Imperial Austria

The first Congress Book was published in 1935. It was a 59 page soft cover booklet.

Click here for an online index of the Congress Books 1935-2011

Some previous Congress Books are available for sale.  The price is postpaid within the USA.  Please add $2.50 per book for non-USA destinations. Make checks payable to the American Philatelic Congress and send it to Ross A. Towle; 400 Clayton Street; San Francisco, CA 94117-1912.

  • 1975 $23.00
  • 1979 $23.00
  • 1980 $23.00
  • 1981 $23.00
  • 1982 $23.00
  • 1985 $23.00
  • 1986 $23.00
  • 1989 $23.00
  • 1999 $33.00
  • 2000 $33.00
  • 2003 $33.00
  • 2005 $43.00 (only 2 left)
  • 2007 $43.00
  • 2008 $43.00
  • 2009 $43.00
  • 2010 $43.00
  • 2011 $43.00