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SESCAL is the annual World Series of Philately stamp exhibition held in the Los Angeles area as the major event of The Philatelic Society of Los Angeles.


Besides the unlimited number of awards for seven medal levels, the following special awards are available:

All Muti-Frame Exhibits

  •  SESCAL Grand Award (provided by the International Society for Japaneses Philately).
  • SESCAL George Bennett Memorial Reserve Grand Award,

All Single Frame Exhibits

  • Single Frame Grand Award (provided by the International Society for Japanese Philately).
  • Single Frame Reserve Grand Award.

Special Awards

  • American Philatelic Society Medals of Excellence: Pre 1900, 1900-1940, 1940-1980, Post 1980.
  • American Philatelic Society Research Medal.
  • American Association of Philatelic Exhibitors: Gold Award of Honor (2); Creativity Award;  Novice Certificate; Award of Excellence-Treatment; and Jean Benninghoff Encouragement Award.
  • American Topical Association: First Award; Second Award; Third Award.
  • American Topical Association: One Frame Award.
  • American Topical Association: Youth Award.
  • American Revenue Association Best Revenue Exhibit Award
  • American Philatelic Congress Award
  • Armenian Philatelic Association Award
  • British North America Philatelic Society Best BNA Exhibit Award
  • British North America Philatelic Society Best BNA Research Award
  • International Society of World Wide Stamp Collectors-Youth Merit Award  

  • “It’s Not Just Stamps”.
  • Postal History Society Medal.
  • ROSSICA Best Russian Exhibit; President’s Award for Best Non-Gold Russian Exhibit.
  • SESCAL Back of the Book Award.
  • The Philatelic Foundation Award 
  • United Postal Stationery Society Single Frame Award
  • United States Stamp Society Statue of Freedom Medal
  • United States Stamp Society Statue of Freedom
  • Women Exhibitors Sterling Achievement Award.



SESCAL  2022


2022 – the 78th Annual Stamp Exhibition of Southern California  – October 28-30

New Location in Glendale, CA

SESCAL’s 1st Virtual Philatelic Exhibits

Admission to the Show is Free

Show Hours:

Friday & Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm

The 2022 Philatelic Jury

  • Elizabeth M. Hisey, University Park, FL –  Chief Judge,
  • Patricia Stilwell Walker, University Park, FL
  • Douglas Clark, Marstons Mills, MA
  • Dr. Akthem Al-Manaseer, San Jose, CA
  • Guy M. Purington, Columbus, OH





Feedback Session & Results

The Zoom “Feedback Session” for the Philatelic Exhibitors will be held on Sunday, October 30, at 12 noon Pacific time.  Invitations with a Zoom link will be sent to each exhibitor.  The judges results will be posted on this page late Friday the 28th, or early Saturday the 29th.

2022 Palmares

Single-Frame Exhibits


Updated October 20, 2022