Westmont, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/20/2017 -- Rasdale Stamp Company, a family owned and operated stamp dealer and auction house in the Chicago area, has announced their participation as a dealer at the West Suburban Stamp Club's annual Plymouth Stamp Show. The upcoming stamp show will take place on April 29th and April 30th, 2017 at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Westland, Michigan.
The Plymouth Stamp Show will include a stamp exhibition, stamp dealers bourse, meetings, seminars and an awards banquet that will all take place at the Hellenic Cultural Center, a modern, air-conditioned and handicap accessible building. The show is sanctioned by the American Philatelic Society (APS) as a World Series of Philately exhibition. The APS designates shows to be part of the World Series of Philately that meet certain standards for quality and significance; there are several awards given out by the American Philatelic Society at each World Series of Philately event.
Another popular feature of the Plymouth Show is the free appraisals offered at the show. The West Suburban Stamp Club staffs a table at the event with experienced stamp collector volunteers who endeavor to provide information to visitors about stamps and stamp collections they may not know much about. The West Suburban Stamp Club explains that "Our team of volunteers provides a non-threatening atmosphere where visitors can be sure they are receiving unbiased advice. No appointment is necessary and there is no charge for this service. Hours of this popular program are 11 AM – 3 PM on both Saturday and Sunday."
There will also be a youth area at the Plymouth Stamp Show that features free starter kits, instruction on collecting basics and opportunities to browse through the dealer's bourse that includes many of the most reputable stamp dealers in the area and throughout the country—including Rasdale Stamp Company.
Rasdale was founded in 1932, giving the stamp company the distinction of being the oldest family owned and operated stamp auction house in the United States. Beyond stamps, coins and other collectibles are available at their public auctions, which are held on a quarterly basis from their physical location in the West Chicago suburbs.
In addition to holding these collectible auctions, Rasdale maintains experienced research and customer service departments that assist both buyers and sellers. Individuals interested in selling a stamp collection through Rasdale Stamp Company can find further details and an information form at http://www.rasdalestamps.com/sell.asp. Their next auction is scheduled to take place in late May, and they are currently accepting consignments for their auction in late August.
Company: Rasdale Stamp Company
Address: 35 Chestnut Avenue, Westmont, IL 60559
Plymouth Stamp Show: http://thewssc.com/WSSC_Plymouth_Show.html