The winner of the United States Stamp Society/Barbara R. Mueller Award, for the best article published in a single year of The American Philatelist, has been announced by the American Philatelic Society.
Henry B. Scheuer’s article titled “Kansas-Nebraska Overprint Stamps: Why, Where, and When They Were Initially Sold” was selected as the 2016 winner. The award will be presented at the APS StampShow Celebration Banquet 2017 on August 5 in Richmond, Virginia.
The winner’s name will be added to a permanent plaque in the editorial offices of The American Philatelist. Additionally, the award includes a check for $1,000.
The award is named for the United States Stamp Society (USSS) and for one of its most prominent members, authors, and editors, Barbara R. Mueller. Among her many other honors in six decades of devotion to philately, Mueller is a member of the Hall of Fame of both the USSS and APS Writers Unit 30. She was the recipient of the APS John N. Luff Award for Distinguished Philatelic Research in 1956.
Additional information on the award can be found on the APS website.