2016 APIC National Convention


Harrisburg PA is the location for the
2016 APIC National Convention.
Convention dates are July 6th to 10th.

Click here for all the details regarding the convention, how to register for both the convention and hotel, sponsors, daily schedule, etc.


 LATE DECEMBER 2015 - A large group of political campaign tokens, medals and other items were stolen from long time APIC member Scott Dolson of Louisville KY. Please click the link below to see the photos of items stolen. 

If you have any information about these stolen items, please report to Scott at 502.548.0771

 MAY 9TH, 2015 - A large group of political campaign buttons and other items were stolen at the Detroit APIC Show on May 9th 2015.  These items belonged to long time APIC member and collector Ken Hosner.  Please click the link below to see the photos of items stolen. 

If you have any information about these stolen items, please report to Ken at 269.345.5983

Learn About the APIC

We would like to welcome you to the website of the American Political Items Collectors! The APIC, started in 1945, has over 2000 members and is one of the oldest hobby organizations in the country next to coin and stamp collector organizations. Our members are quite diverse, young and old, and come from all walks of life. We have members with interests in history, politics, political parties, social movements, the environment, and many other areas.

If you are not familiar with the APIC and this sounds interesting to you, we urge you to join. Please spend some time checking out the website, as this will help you familiarize yourself with the organization.

The Benefits of Becoming an APIC Member

JFK_LBJ_Poster.jpg The APIC has several regularly scheduled publications that you will receive as part of your membership. The Keynoter is a quarterly color publication full of both interesting articles and images of campaign collectibles. Also, a monthly newsletter is printed and included in the Political Bandwagon, a newspaper format publication that also contains articles, images, advertisements, news, and highlight from auctions of political campaign memorabilia. A roster is available, both on the web and in print, of all members in the organization.

 In addition to regular memberships, the APIC offers youth, family and international memberships. A regular membership for someone in the US only costs $38.00 US per year. Multi-year memberships are also available.


Click here to read a document that provides more details instructions on how to navigate this website including how to log in (only members can log in).


Click here to access the educational website of APIC member Ernie Wentrcek's from Bryan Texas.

APIC Show Calendar

Our Advertisers Who Support the APIC

Note that the advertisers below help make it possible for the APIC to publish the Keynoter Publication.
You can click on each advertiser below to access their website or see their advertisement.

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