“Fall for Topicals” during National Stamp Collecting Month

October is National Stamp Collecting Month, and to celebrate the American Topical Association is offering a month-long series of free online seminars to celebrate. Of special interest for CartoPhilatelists is the October 10 seminar entitled Maps, Politics and Stamps: Some Examples from the Middle East.


Society Member Bob Lamb Named ATA’s Distinguished Topical Philatelist for 2016

Mr. Bob Lamb 2016 ATA Distinguished Topical Philatelist

Fellow CartoPhilatelic Society member Bob Lamb has been named the 2016 American Topical Association’s Distinguished Topical Philatelist! The Distinguished Topical Philatelist is a “ very special honor bestowed upon a person who has made significant contributions to topical philately and the ATA in particular.”

Bob has […]

The New CartoPhilatelist Captures the Gold at the 65th NTSS!

ATA 65th NTSS 2014 Logo

At the American Topical Association’s 65th National Topical Stamp Show (NTSS) [St. Louis Missouri, USA] held in June 2014, The New CartoPhilatelist was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal in the Medium Study Units (50-200 members) class. In addition, TNCP received the Grand Prize as the best of the 10 […]

Martin Oakes Wins Silver Medal for Comprehensive Maps Exhibit

Martin Oakes, Silver Medal, ATA-NTSS 2011-06

A new exhibit by Society journal editor Martin Oakes, entitled “Have You Read a Map Lately?” received a Silver Medal at the National Topical Stamp Show (NTSS) held in Milwaukee, WI, USA in late June 2011. The NTSS is the large annual meeting of the American Topical […]