Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Park Forest Stamp Club will welcome the public to its fifty-first Postage Stamp Show, PARFOREX 51, Saturday April 2 in St. Irenaeus Church Parish Hall (Gymnasium), South Orchard Drive and Cherry Street in Park Forest, IL. Show hours on Saturday are10 AM to 5 PM. Admission and parking are free.
Displayed will be more than 500 pages of competitive exhibits prepared by club members from Novice to National award winners. Exhibits will be evaluated and awarded 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbons. A Grand award winner will also be chosen.
A judges’ critique will take place at 4 PM on Saturday.
World-wide stamps, covers, cards, collections and supplies for collecting will be bought and sold at dealer tables. There will also be free appraisals of stamps and collections..
The door prizes and five cent table are always popular. The Youth Booth will provide free stamps and fun activities for young patrons. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are invited to receive aid in qualifying for Stamp Collecting merit badges at the show.
The show theme, commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, reflected in a cachet and cancel, will be available at the show for $1 or 3 for $2.50.
To purchase by mail, send a check and SASE to the Park Forest Stamp Club, Box 606, Park Forest, IL 60466.
For questions about the show or bourse space, contact Ed Waterous at 219-613-6561 or by email [email protected].