New York World Stamp Show 2016

New York World Stamp Show

Remarkable philatelic event will be held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, NYC, USA, from the 28th of May, 2016 to the 4th of June, 2016. About 250 000 lovers of stamps collections will visit the astonishing event named World Stamp Show-NY 2016. U.S. Postal Service (the USA independent agency of federal government which is responsible for implementation of postal service over the country) meets the coming of the event releasing graceful stamps and banknotes designed in stylish classical manner. The style of stamps brings viewers back to 19th century and, of cause, visitors of the show will not stay indifferent.

Designers of these 20 graceful stamps were inspired by some 19th century Periodical stamps and American newspaper of that time. Their inspiration is seen in ornamentals and complicated patterns of lines. Stamps look rather patriotically - ten of them are of blue color and ten of them are red, it makes the accent of the location of exhibition. Also the star on the stamp looks patriotic reminding the stars on the flag of USA. There are two inscriptions on the stamps: "2016 World Stamp Show" and "New York City." The pane header has the text invites people to visit the show. The text of verso informs the details of the show.


New York World Stamp Show

International philatelic fairs are held in America every ten years. This tradition lasts during 100 years. So, this year exhibition is the anniversary event. The 300 000 ft2 bourse will be filled with about 200 dealers buying and selling stamps and other philatelic things. Fifty international postal bureaus including the U.S. Postal Service will offer their newest stamps on the fair.

The art director of the vent is Antonio Alcalá. The typographer and designer of the stamp sheet is Michael Dyer.

The stamps issued for World Stamp Show-NY 2016 are Forever stamps (the stamps of the first class which are issued by USPS). Their peculiarity is that people buy them by current price, but stamps stay valid despite of rate rise. As the postal rates rise all the time and never sink, we can conclude that it’s a good investment.