Americover at Great American Stamp Show

AFDCS 68th Annual Convention

August 10-13, 2023

Huntington Convention Center
Cleveland, OH

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Westin Cleveland Downtown
777 St. Clair Ave. NE
Cleveland, OH 44114

The hotel is a few short blocks from the convention center and 13 miles from the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Room Rates:
Single/Double occupancy $139/night + local tax

Click the button below to reserve a room or
call the Central Reservations Line at (888) 627-8085 and
mention code "AP1" or ask for the American Philatelic Society room block.


We invite you to enter a competitive first day cover exhibit in the Americover competition at GASS 2023.

Entry deadline is May 15, 2023.


Attendees will discover the fun of First Day Cover (FDC) collecting at the Cachetmakers Bourse held Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the show floor. Purchase your favorite cachet designs and talk with the artists themselves!

To participate in the 2023 Cachetmakers Bourse:

The opportunity to present your cachets before hundreds of collectors is available for $85. Each cachetmaker’s booth will consist of one 6-foot table with two chairs. Up to 12 tables will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. The bourse will be located in the First Day Ceremony area on the show floor to be held Saturday,August 12th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To reserve a table - complete and return the Cachetmakers Bourse Contract (this may only be utilized to sell only your own brand of cachets) . As long as space remains, requests will be accepted but must be received by May 15 to guarantee inclusion in the show program. APS, AFDCS or ATA membership is required to obtain a table.

Additional show information will be posted as it becomes available.

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