RECC MEMBER NEWS from the American Philatelic Society Show

August 20-23, 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

RECC Member Bob Dyer wins GOLD AWARD for his exhibit

"Newfoundland's Surcharged Air Mail Stamps"

RECC Member Dennis Hassler wins VERMEIL AWARD  for his exhibit

"Gold Rush Days"

RECC MEMBER NEWS from the East Bay Collectors Club 2015 Show
Walnut Creek, California

RECC Member Dennis Buss wins VERMEIL AWARD for his exhibit
"The Design and Use of the Netherlands "Gull" Stamp:  1924-1948"

RECC Member Dennis Hassler wins VERMEIL AWARD  for his exhibit

November 7-8, 2015 in Sacramento, California

Gold Award :           Bill Tathum;  "Sacramento The 40 Cent Rate Period"
Gold Award :           Bill Lenarz;  "Five Centavos Presidentes -“Correos de Chile” Legend 1928-1929"
Gold Award:             George Shalimoff;  "Usage of the Romanov Tercentenary Issue"

Vermeil Award:        Dennis Hassler;   "Mongolia   1880-1940"
Silver Award :           Victor Ivashin;   "Early Charity Stamps on Behalf of Russian Soldiers"
Silver Award :            Jake Solomon;  "Vincent's Common People"
Silver-Bronze Award :              Dennis Hassler;"China Treaty Ports"
Sterling Achievement Award:  Victor Ivashin;  "Early Charity Stamps on Behalf of Russian Soldiers"

                  RECC MEMBER NEWS from the WORLD STAMP SHOW 2016 APS
                                  May 28th - June 4th, 2016 in New York, New York


Large Vermeil :         Bill  Lenarz; "Presidente Adhesives with Legend (Chile Correos) 1911-1936"

Vermeil Award :       Dennis Hassler;   "Gold Rush Days"

Large Vermeil  :       Edward H. Jarvis;   "Luxembourg Formular Cards 1870 to 1874"

November 5-6, 2016 in Sacramento, California

Vermeil Award:           Dennis Hassler;   "The Chase"
Vermeil Award :          Bill Lenarz;   "Fifty Centavos Presidentes with 'Correos De Chile'  Legend"

                                                                 "1928-1937: A Time of Transition"   
Silver Award :             Jake Solomon;  "The Danzig-Konigsberg-Memel-Riga Air Route 1921-1923"
United States Stamp Society Award:   Dennis Hassler

Our sincere CONGRATULATIONS to our RECC Members!

Our Traditional WINEPEX Dealers!

           WINEPEX 2023 was a BIG SUCCESS - THANK YOU for COMING!

This year once again we were successful in bringing many collectors to our show and a few new comers as well.  The dealers were well satisfied with their sales and we will see them again.  Thank you dealers and thank you guests.

April 28-30, 2017 in San Francisco, California

Multi-Frame Exhibits:

Large Vermeil :   Willian H. Lenarz;  "Golden Age Picture Postcard Depiction of Chilean Harbors"
    Vermeil:           Dennis Hassler; "Mongolia. The First 60 years of Modern Mongolian Postal Service"

    Vermeil:           Dennis Hassler;   "California Express Companies  1849-1895"

Lighthouse Stamp Society - Best Exhibit With a Nautical Theme

                William H. Lenarz:  "Golden Age Picture Postcard Depiction of Chilean Harbors"

                                     AWARD WINNERS  at  WINEPEX  2019


                                                     2019 WINEPEX PALMARES
Tim Bartshe
, “Occupation Stationary of the Transvaal 1900-08”
Edward H. Jarvis, “Luxembourg Formular Cards 1870-1874”
Bill Lenarz, “Two Centavos Presidentes of Chile”
Stephen Tedesco, “15¢ Webster Ordinary – Archival and Presentation Material 1879-1913”

Tim Bartshe, “Oncorhynchus mykiss – Rainbow Trout”
Edward J. Laveroni, “Evolution of Postal Services of San Jose de Guadalupe to 1851”
Kurt Schau, “Guernsey, 1941 to 1945, The German Occupation”
Stephen Schumann, “New Zealand Prisoner-of-War Air Letter Cards”
Stephen Schumann, “Ceylon, The KG VI 40¢ Air Letters”

Larry Crain, “Easter Island Postal Markings”
Dider Le Gall, “Military Views Lettercards:  Australian Postal Stationery During WWI”
Bradley Fritts, “Wake Island:  Survey to Surrender”
Daniel S. Pagter, “U.S. Parcel Post – Postage Due 1913 – 1920”

Dennis Hassler
, “Reward Cards”

           Non-Competitive Certificates of Merit
Stephen Schumann, “New Zealand Stamped-to-Order Envelopes”
Stephen Tedesco, “15¢ Webster of 1870 – From Model to Finished to Finished Plate”

           AAPE Silver Medal of Honor
Dider Le Gall, “Military Views Lettercards:  Australian Postal Stationery During WWI”

           Women’s Achievement Award
Daniel S. Pagter, “US Parcel Post – Postage Due 1913 – 1920”

            Club 3rd
Stephen Tedesco, “15¢ Webster Ordinary – Archival and Presentation Material 1879-1913”

            Club 2nd
Bill Lenarz, “Two Centavos Presidentes of Chile”

            Club 1st
Edward H. Jarvis, “Luxembourg Formular Cards 1870-1874”

            Grand Award (Best in Show)
Edward H. Jarvis, “Luxembourg Formular Cards 1870-1874”

Traditional WINEPEX Events

Each WINEPEX year we are supported by visiting dealers from all over.  We ask your support of their offers in the same spirit that they have supported us over the years.  Their contact information is provided below.

    WINEPEX and the Dealer Arena

Our event highlights a wonderful dealer concession arena that provides the collector with access to stamps and supplies.  Being able to see and touch the material and purchase first hand is an invaluable way to build your collection.  Our dealers have many decades of experience providing real stamp expertise in all aspects of philately.  This provides a perfect week-end philatelic entertainment for philatelists both local and national.   Contact us for interest in being a dealer next year!



Best Exhibit by RECC Club Member

Edward H. Jarvis

 The award, a perpetual engraved plaque, is

   presented by President Dennis Buss to

             Edward H. Jarvis for his exhibit:

“Luxembourg Formular Cards 1870-1874”

 At  ChicagoPex 2019  (November 22-24, 2019)two RECC members received awards.  This is a national exhibition and show and we are proud to have representation from members of our club.

   Large Silver     -Dennis Hassler-    "Mongolia 1880-1945" - 74 points
   Silver     -Victor Sergei Ivashin-   "Charity Stamps of Russia 1860-1930" - 69 points
   Women Exhibitors Sterling Achievement Award  -Dennis Hassler-  "Mongolia 1880-1945" - 74  points
   American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors Award of Honor    -Victor Sergei Ivashin-

                                                                        "Charity Stamps of Russia 1860-1930" - 69 points


Grand Award - Best in Show

Edward H. Jarvis

 The award, traditionally made of wood, is

         presented by George Shalimoff to

              Edward H. Jarvis for his exhibit

“Luxembourg Formular Cards 1870-1874”

Bourse Dealer                                                                                                                                                             Specialty
Mark Baker                                                                                                                                              Postal History & post cards
PO Box 1210         Pollack Pines, CA 95726    
(530) 417-1117

Gary DuBro                                                                                                                                            Worldwide Postal History

7437 E. McLellan Lane

Scotsdale, AZ  85250

(480 ) 284-8503

Crown Colony Stamps                                                                                                                             British Commonwealth
PO Box 1198      Bellaire, TX 77402
(713) 781-6563

Kurt Schau                                                                                          Worldwide postal history
PO Box 659                                                                                                                                               Specializing in British Empire
Petaluma, CA 94953   (707) 347-6343 

Dick Keiser        D.K. Enterprises                                       WW stamps & postal history
PO Box 1881                                                                                                                                        U.S.  and Worldwide Revenues
Silverdale, WA 98383    (360) 271-9026                                                                         Naval/Military censored & POW mails
Leland Wulff                                                                                                                      U.S., France and Colonies, Monaco stamps
PO Box 98296
Las Vegas, NV 89193     (800) 884-0656

Martin Shupe                                                                                                         U.S., Germany, Western Europe and Asia Stamps

PO Box  1327

Vista, CA  92085

(760) 724-1153

Webster Stickney                                                                         Worldwide postal history
7590 Windlawn Way                                                                                                                       Specializing in Russian areas
Parker, CO 80134      (303) 841-0316

Jim Taff                                                                                                Germany & Colonies
PO Box 19549                                                                                                                                         U.S., Confederate States
Sacramento, CA 95819   (916)454-9007                                                                                            Worldwide

                                 WINEPEX - October 4th, 5th and 6th for 2024!

Usually Held at:    Best Western Plus,  215 Alameda del Prado,  Novato,  CA  94949

           Hotel Direct Number    (415) 883-4400

           Hours:  Friday and Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM, 

           Sunday  10 AM to 3 PM

           Free Parking for all Visitors to WINEPEX

Entrance to the WINEPEX is outside of the hotel on  the right side. Watch for signs directing you to the entrance of the dealer area and auction.

WINEPEX features a SILENT AUCTION with philatelic material .    

                                   Come see what you can add to your collection!

​We will be providing stamps for FREE  to kids and for only 10 cents

each to adults throughout the 3 show days.

Our WINEPEX is a dealer concession arena with our dedicated dealers

that have come from many states to bring you fabulous buys for your


                       Thank you for coming to the show!