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friendship and lots of social activities and opportunities to
acquire material, CSA conventions are an annual treat.
We sponsor the annual CSA
Philatelic Convention and Exhibition held at various World Series of
Philately national stamp shows across the country. The CONFEDERATE STAMP
ALLIANCE Convention and Exhibition is the major annual gathering of
Confederate collectors and features spectacular exhibits of Confederate
stamps and covers.
The famous Southern Supper is a
major philatelic event. Each year at the Southern Supper, the
Confederate Stamp Alliance Awards are presented. These consist of the
Haydn Myer Award (service to the Alliance),
the CP Writers Award (best article in the
Confederate Philatelist since the last convention), and the
August Dietz Award (research and writing
since the last convention). Click the award
name to review a listing of past recipients. In addition to
these three awards, the exhibitors at the convention are recognized with
a series of various exhibiting awards the most prestigious being the
CSA Trophy for the best Confederate
Exhibit. The awards presentations are always a highlight of the Southern
The original inscribed plaque of
the Haydn Myer Award is on display at the APRL (American Philatelic
Research Library) in State College, Pa. The archives of the Alliance
were moved to the APRL in 2002 and are available for research and study.
Huntsville Marriott (800-228-9290). The rate is $97 for a
double without breakfast and $109 for a double with breakfast.
Mention "Confederate Stamp Alliance" for the special rate.
There will be a dealer bourse on the two days of this
event as well as a hospitality suite.
Presentations are planned on Huntsville Confederate
Postal History, Mobile - The John J. Walker Correspondence and Research
in Confederate Postal History.
A buffet dinner will be held on Saturday.
The registration fee is $75.00 per person and includes full access to the
Meeting Room and Hospitality Suite for the duration of the meeting and
the closing buffet dinner at the hotel on Saturday evening.
The cost of the trading table is $250.00 per table and includes
the $75.00 registration fee for one person. All members are eligible to
rent a trading table. Security will be provided Friday night and