John Apfelbaum - President and CEO at Earl P.L. Apfelbaum Inc.

President at Earl P.L. Apfelbaum Inc.



Current location

United States

Work category




Philatelist, author, and executive John Apfelbaum has maintained involvement in a vast array of academic, professional, philanthropic, and recreational endeavors over the years, striving for excellence in each of his pursuits.

Raised in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area, Mr. Apfelbaum cultivated an early interest in stamp collecting as a member of a notable family of philatelists. To this end, he spent his summers away from the University of Pennsylvania learning the philately business at Earl P.L. Apfelbaum, Inc., absorbing the lessons passed down from his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather before him. Following receipt of his B.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975, John Apfelbaum dedicated his professional efforts to Earl P.L. Apfelbaum on a full-time basis, carrying on a century-old family tradition.

John Apfelbaum's Professional Experience

1977 - Present

Earl P.L. Apfelbaum Inc. - President

President and CEO 1991- Present
Buying and selling stamps for collectors
treasurer -American Philatelic Society Published author - The World of Stamps & Stamp Collecting

Key Skills
Collecting, INspection, Buyer, Quality, Customer Service

John Apfelbaum's Education and Qualifications


Bachelor/Degree - BA, History

University of Pennsylvania

John Apfelbaum's Additional Information



Reading, Tennis, Racketball


Licensed Auctioneer Commonwealth of Pennsylvania