The 73rd Annual Stamp Exhibition of Southern California
Oct. 13-15, 2017

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Admission to the Show is Free

New Location
Ontario Convention Center

2000 E. Convention Center Way
Ontario, CA 91764

Telephone: (909) 937-3000
Fax: (909) 937-30805711


Validated Convention Center parking is $8.00. No in and out privileges.


Convention Center


Double Tree

The SESCAL hotel is the
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport.

222 North Vineyard Avenue, Ontario, California.

SESCAL 2017 Palmares - Grand Awards

October 14, 2017

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Federation Grand Award

The Foreign Mail Cancels of New York City; Their Progression 1845 - 1877
Nicholas Miles Kirke

George Bennett Memorial Reserve Grand Award

Russian Mail via Austrian Galicia to General Postal Union 1874
Dr. Ross Marshall

Single Frame Grand Award

St. Petersburg - Moscow Railway, Nikolaevskaya Railway
Edward J. Laveroni

Single Frame Reserve Grand Award

Use of $5 Stamps To Pay Registry Surcharges on Transfer of Securities: 1933 - 48
Edward Field

Court of Honor Exhibit

Thar She Blows! U.S. Whaling Fiscal History
Michael Mahler

All other awards are on the 2017 Palmares, click here


The 2017 theme is the anniversary of World War I.

The USPS will be at SESCAL. But because they were so late in deciding to participate (early October), there was no time to design cachets, cancels, covers or stickers reflecting the theme.

World War I

Men of U.S. 64th Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, celebrate the news of the Armistice, 11 November 1918. U.S. Army - U.S. National Archive


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Last updated - October 17, 2017
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